I’m a dentist and these are the 5 things that I do every day for whiter teeth

September 13, 2019 at 01:16AM by CWC If you’re like me you, you absolutely despise the dentist. She could be the nicest, most cheerful person on Earth, and while in her chair, I’ll be grinning and bearing it as if it were actual torture. As a result, I always preface my appointments with the fact … Continue reading I’m a dentist and these are the 5 things that I do every day for whiter teeth

8 healthier canned wines that give new meaning to the term ‘wine cooler’

May 25, 2019 at 08:00AM by CWC Memorial Day weekend is here to kick off three months of glorious outdoor cookouts, picnics, and weekend getaways—which also means you’ll likely be imbibing more than you do the rest of the year. While beer on the beach is great and all, sometimes a girl would just rather … Continue reading 8 healthier canned wines that give new meaning to the term ‘wine cooler’

3 dentist-approved ways to whiten your teeth—no bleach trays necessary

November 05, 2018 at 08:36AM Pearly whites are a beauty aspiration, for sure. (Cue the dental commercial featuring a woman smiling with brilliant whites directly into the camera.) But to achieve a glistening grin fit for TV and everyday life, you don’t necessarily need to book a heavy-duty fluoride treatment. One dentist says that there are three au naturel methods … Continue reading 3 dentist-approved ways to whiten your teeth—no bleach trays necessary

3 ways to get your whites whiter without using bleach

September 24, 2018 at 05:27AM As a person who spills something on absolutely everything she owns, I frequently struggle with resisting the desire to bleach my coffee/tea/chocolate (okay fine,  wine)-stained whites. According to nontoxic-living guru Sophie Gushée, however, chlorine bleach—the compound commonly used to get whites whiter—is not the answer to my clumsiness. Why? It … Continue reading 3 ways to get your whites whiter without using bleach

Hard boiled eggs are perfect for meal prep—here’s how to make them more fun to eat

August 02, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Whenever you ask a bunch of healthy eating experts what their go-to snack is, you’re probably going to have at least three people wax poetic about hard boiled eggs. They’re high in protein! They’re portable! They’re easy to make! Yet no one is willing to cop up to … Continue reading Hard boiled eggs are perfect for meal prep—here’s how to make them more fun to eat

Peloton trainer Rebecca Kennedy shares what a week of eating intuitively looks like

July 01, 2019 at 10:02AM by CWC It can be enough of a challenge to figure out how to properly fuel your body if you’re training for a half- or full marathon. Imagine if it was literally your job not only to run, but to do it in front of hundreds and thousands of people. … Continue reading Peloton trainer Rebecca Kennedy shares what a week of eating intuitively looks like

The easy sauces every healthy grill master needs to know

June 29, 2019 at 04:02AM by CWC The Instant Pot may be the savior of your weekday meals, but summer weekends mean the grill gets to steal the show. Burger patties, corn, eggplant, peaches, pineapple—what doesn’t taste delicious with a little fire beneath it? But as every grill master knows, when it comes to barbecuing … Continue reading The easy sauces every healthy grill master needs to know

How to make a healthy BBQ sauce because, sorry, it’s not summer without it

June 22, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Sorry, you can’t call your little backyard party a barbecue without a really great barbecue sauce. Unfortunately, most store-bought varieties contain more sugar than you’d think, and that’s why this healthy BBQ sauce recipe will take your next gathering to another level. There are a few components every … Continue reading How to make a healthy BBQ sauce because, sorry, it’s not summer without it

This healthy twist on potato salad is here to upgrade your Memorial Day spread

May 24, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC Photo: Avery Memorial Day officially kicks off the start of summer cookout season, which means the return of some classics everyone loves to pile high on their paper plates: burgers (including their vegan counterparts), macaroni salad, grilled corn, and of course, potato salad. Potatoes on their own are … Continue reading This healthy twist on potato salad is here to upgrade your Memorial Day spread

Is it just me or do I get way more sunburned when I’m drinking?

May 21, 2019 at 12:30PM by CWC It’s now legitimately hot outside and the sun is shining. This means that two things are a must: wearing extra sunscreen to protect skin, and drinking alcohol al fresco (in moderation, of course). But then I heard murmurs that the two have a combative relationship, and a light … Continue reading Is it just me or do I get way more sunburned when I’m drinking?

The secret ingredient Drew Barrymore’s nutritionist uses to sweeten up her salad dressing

March 21, 2019 at 11:19AM by CWC I hate to admit it now, but it wasn’t until I was well out of college that I started to rethink my salad dressing choices. It took me years to realize just how much sugar was lurking in the bottle. I’m blame this on my Midwest upbringing, which … Continue reading The secret ingredient Drew Barrymore’s nutritionist uses to sweeten up her salad dressing

What “eating the rainbow” actually does for your body, color by color

February 21, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC When you sit down to enjoy a leafy-green salad, do you know specifically what each of the vividly hued fruits and veggies in the bowl are doing for your body? I know I don’t. The #eattherainbow lifestyle makes for vibrant sandwiches and top-notch crudité platters, but it does … Continue reading What “eating the rainbow” actually does for your body, color by color

Shop once, eat five times with this delicious, plant-based dinner menu

October 17, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC Plant-based eating has never been a bigger deal—but given that animal products are totally off the table, food options can feel kind of limited to newbies. There’s only so many times a person can eat lentils and broccoli, amirite? That’s where meal planning, combined with a little creativity, … Continue reading Shop once, eat five times with this delicious, plant-based dinner menu

Here’s how the top 5 spiked seltzers compare nutrition-wise, according to a dietitian

October 08, 2019 at 11:00PM by CWC White Claw, Truly, Bon & Viv, oh my! Here’s the nutrition deets on all the spiked seltzers out there. Remember that White Claw shortage last month that had people freaking out? Clearly, spiked seltzer is clearly having a major moment. (Sorry mezcal, it’s been real.) One of the … Continue reading Here’s how the top 5 spiked seltzers compare nutrition-wise, according to a dietitian

Is citric acid the new baking soda? Here are 5 ways you can use it for a home that’s squeaky clean

October 08, 2019 at 01:00AM by CWC If citric acid sounds familiar, it’s probably because you’ve seen it on a label. You can’t really miss it, as it’s in everything from food items like wine and hummus to beauty products. What most people don’t realize, though, is that it also makes for a super-versatile, all-natural … Continue reading Is citric acid the new baking soda? Here are 5 ways you can use it for a home that’s squeaky clean

7 farm-to-table restaurants in NYC that make sustainable eating easy—and delicious

October 01, 2019 at 02:00AM by CWC It’s no secret that the food industry has a big sustainability problem. According to the World Wildlife Foundation, around 30 percent of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide come from the food system (and farm animals in particular create 40 percent of methane gas emissions in the United States). There … Continue reading 7 farm-to-table restaurants in NYC that make sustainable eating easy—and delicious

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

I tried J. Lo’s Hustlers pole dancing workout, and I’ve never felt sexier or stronger

September 10, 2019 at 08:02PM by CWC As a fitness editor who spends a significant portion of her time either working out, thinking about working out, or writing about working out, there’s always something intimidating about walking into a class that I’ve never tried before. Multiply that by 10,000 when that class is pole dancing…with Jennifer … Continue reading I tried J. Lo’s Hustlers pole dancing workout, and I’ve never felt sexier or stronger

The 4-ingredient, protein-packed soup recipe I begged an Italian chef in Tuscany to share with me

September 04, 2019 at 07:00PM by CWC After returning back stateside from the picturesque hills of Tuscany, people usually rave about the pasta, pizza, gelato and other well-known Italian-cuisine staples they enjoyed. Not me. The high-protein dish—bowl, to be more precise—that stole my heart the second I took a whiff of it simply doesn’t fit … Continue reading The 4-ingredient, protein-packed soup recipe I begged an Italian chef in Tuscany to share with me

The plant-powered food that fuels a dance cardio instructor every day

September 03, 2019 at 05:30PM by CWC When it comes to healthy eating, DanceBody trainer Sam Ostwald doesn’t count calories. She doesn’t log her macros or mentally calculate her carbs. In fact, she doesn’t track anything. “I eat when I’m hungry and definitely treat myself when I’m craving it,” she says, the embodiment of an … Continue reading The plant-powered food that fuels a dance cardio instructor every day