Give your gut a fall reset by stocking up on these 3 in-season foods

October 19, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC There’s such an abundance of color and produce at the fall farmers’ market that it’s almost like the vegetable world is showing off. Vibrant orange pumpkins, rich red onions, purple eggplant, multi-colored chard…it’s all so glorious that it can be overwhelming knowing what items to prioritize. (So many … Continue reading Give your gut a fall reset by stocking up on these 3 in-season foods

The new definition of ‘American’ cuisine pushes the boundaries of fast food and TV dinners

October 17, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Between 2013 and 2015, artist Lois Bielefeld set out to photograph the “typical American meal” in a series called Weeknight Dinners. The scenes are as mundane as they are interesting. One image captures a couple eating on the floor of their living room. In another, a teenager places her phone between … Continue reading The new definition of ‘American’ cuisine pushes the boundaries of fast food and TV dinners

‘A year of solo travel taught me a new way to approach food as fuel’

October 15, 2019 at 08:05PM by CWC Welcome to Passport Nutrition! We’re mapping the flavors of the world one country at a time by speaking with people who wrap their careers around cuisine as well as those who simply savor an hour spent in the kitchen after work. You’ll find that a “healthy plate” isn’t … Continue reading ‘A year of solo travel taught me a new way to approach food as fuel’

3 wellness (and life) lessons from an Instagram foodie

October 15, 2019 at 05:06PM by CWC To celebrate women embracing their power at every age, our “Better With Age” series with MitoQ—a mitochondria-supporting super supplement that powers your cells to fuel your ambitions as you age—is telling stories of inspiring women who have loads of game-changing advice for generations behind them. Living a healthy life … Continue reading 3 wellness (and life) lessons from an Instagram foodie

The 4 foods you should avoid for better gut health, according to a top dietitian

October 15, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC Looking for improved digestive health? Here are the foods you should eat—and the ones you should avoid. I can’t quite believe I’m typing this right now, but the official kickoff of holiday party season is just a few weeks away. While that may be great news for your … Continue reading The 4 foods you should avoid for better gut health, according to a top dietitian

What does food sustainability *actually* look like? 3 experts share their takes

October 15, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC https://content.jwplatform.com/players/65hNlGKC-AjgxWzQ7.js Sustainability might be the biggest buzzword in the foodie space right now, but have you stopped to think about what it means in a practical sense, or better yet, what it should look like in your own life? To break it down for you, we tackled the … Continue reading What does food sustainability *actually* look like? 3 experts share their takes

5 foods you should always buy frozen instead of fresh

October 12, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC The crisper is a notorious produce graveyard haunted by good intentions. It always seems like such a good idea to load up on bushels of juicy peaches, bunches of kale, and herbs by the armfuls when you’re at the farmers market. It’s easy to forget that your healthy … Continue reading 5 foods you should always buy frozen instead of fresh

‘Forever chemicals’: Here’s what you need to know about PFAS in your food

October 11, 2019 at 09:05PM by CWC PFAS, or per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, have been found in foods, drinking water, household products, and more since the 1940s. Yet mystery still surrounds how PFAS migrate into consumables, which makes it challenging to avoid these potentially harmful “forever chemicals.” On Wednesday, a study published in the journal Environmental … Continue reading ‘Forever chemicals’: Here’s what you need to know about PFAS in your food

6 surprising ways to jazz up scrambled eggs—America’s favorite breakfast food

October 10, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC Scrambled eggs are the laziest source of morning protein. Even if you have only have, like, five minutes to cook yourself up a homemade meal, you can get a scramble on the table—with time to spare. Perhaps that’s why a recent survey from YouGov (a global public opinion … Continue reading 6 surprising ways to jazz up scrambled eggs—America’s favorite breakfast food

6 foods guaranteed to make you gassy, according to a gastroenterologist

October 09, 2019 at 09:01PM by CWC Lest you forget the scene in Bridesmaids when farting quickly landslides into explosive diarrhea (and laughs), gastric distress can come out of nowhere. Thank the food gods that not every burrito will end with you “sh*tting in the street!”… in a designer wedding dress. But if you’re curious about which … Continue reading 6 foods guaranteed to make you gassy, according to a gastroenterologist

5 foods with vitamin C to help you fight cold season

October 06, 2019 at 02:00PM by CWC When smeared on topically, vitamin C gives your complexion a dewy glow. Research suggests that the antioxidant can work a similar magic on your immune system. Eating an orange, or another piece of produce with vitamin C, won’t necessarily be a “fix” for a case of the common … Continue reading 5 foods with vitamin C to help you fight cold season

New parents have enough things to worry about—making your own baby food doesn’t need to be one of them

October 05, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC When it comes to new babies, everyone seems to have strongly-held opinions on how parents decide to care for their child. Whether it’s panic about what to eat when breastfeeding, pointed comments from your MIL about the merits of letting kids “cry it out,” or even randos leaving … Continue reading New parents have enough things to worry about—making your own baby food doesn’t need to be one of them

9 healthy foods that are always cheaper to buy than make yourself

October 02, 2019 at 09:00PM by CWC Two major obstacles prevent people from eating healthy: it’s expensive and it’s time-consuming. While it’s true that our food system is structured in such a way that makes burgers and chicken nuggets cheaper than anything from the earth, there actually are quite a few products at the grocery … Continue reading 9 healthy foods that are always cheaper to buy than make yourself

I spent a month eating only ‘ugly’ vegetables to help fight food waste

September 29, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC I’ve always considered myself a champion of the underdog. It’s the reason why I hate the Patriots even though I know exactly nothing about football, and why Jerry Gergich is my favorite character on Parks and Rec. And, most recently, it’s why I overturned my old way of … Continue reading I spent a month eating only ‘ugly’ vegetables to help fight food waste

7 high-fiber foods every gluten-free eater should have on their grocery list

September 28, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC There’s one crucial nutrient that many grain-free eaters risk missing in their diets. No, it’s not gluten (although they’re obviously not eating that one); it’s fiber. Why? Many traditional sources of fiber, like bran, barley, and whole wheat, contain gluten—a non-starter for people who have Celiac disease, a … Continue reading 7 high-fiber foods every gluten-free eater should have on their grocery list

Unless you have a food allergy, you likely don’t need to stress about your go-to restaurant’s cooking oil

September 28, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC As someone whose job involves writing words on the internet, I’ve received my share of negative comments. But perhaps one of the most intense moments in my career is what I will call the Great Canola Oil Incident of 2016. I wrote an article about cooking oils, and … Continue reading Unless you have a food allergy, you likely don’t need to stress about your go-to restaurant’s cooking oil

‘I’m a nutritionist, and here’s how I save money buying all the healthy food on Amazon’

September 26, 2019 at 04:01PM by CWC Getting Amazon Prime was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Instead of hunting down hard-to-find products or carrying multiple bags of groceries home, I can get everything I need with nothing but a couple taps on my phone—and it’ll all be at my door in 48 … Continue reading ‘I’m a nutritionist, and here’s how I save money buying all the healthy food on Amazon’

5 foods that destroy your endurance, according to a sports nutritionist

September 24, 2019 at 07:30PM by CWC Endurance is strictly defined as the ability to sustain a prolonged stressful effort or activity. Anyone whose ever trained for a race or another competitive event will agree that “stressful effort” seems like just the right way to phrase it. Completing the same movement patterns again and again … Continue reading 5 foods that destroy your endurance, according to a sports nutritionist