This low-sugar, gluten-free banana bread will be your new favorite breakfast

January 24, 2020 at 04:40PM by CWC If you stick to a gluten-free diet—whether it’s by choice or because you have Celiac disease—you already know buying a gluten-free pastry at a café or bakery is a bit of a gamble. Because the structure of most baked goods comes from gluten (as lover of The Great … Continue reading This low-sugar, gluten-free banana bread will be your new favorite breakfast

The 6 healthiest cereals to always stock in your pantry, according to a dietitian

January 23, 2020 at 06:30PM by CWC Did anyone else find immeasurable joy in the mini boxes of Lucky Charms, Frosted Flakes, and Cap’n Crunch as a kid? (It can’t just be me!) Now that you’re all grown up and shopping for cereal with the nutrition label in mind, it has probably come to your … Continue reading The 6 healthiest cereals to always stock in your pantry, according to a dietitian

I’m a dietitian and these are my top 5 sources of gut-healthy carbs

January 22, 2020 at 12:00AM by CWC Bring up the subject of carbs around a table full of healthy eaters and risk the bread basket going flying; it’s a pretty controversial topic in the world of wellness. But regardless of whether you’re a ketogenic dieter or consider a life without potatoes the seventh circle of … Continue reading I’m a dietitian and these are my top 5 sources of gut-healthy carbs

The rise in plant-based eating may help us finally end diet culture for good

January 21, 2020 at 08:00PM by CWC While the specific rules may change, there always seems to be a trendy—and restrictive—diet of the moment. In the ’90s, going low-fat and counting calories were all the rage. Then in the early 2010s, everyone was all about juice cleanses and detoxes. By 2018, high-fat, low-carb keto was … Continue reading The rise in plant-based eating may help us finally end diet culture for good

Real talk: How bad of an idea is the carnivore diet, anyways?

January 18, 2020 at 10:00PM by CWC Just when you thought you’d seen every single conceivable diet trend throw its hat into the ring these past few years, people started Instagramming photos of their massive steak breakfasts and tagging #carnivorediet. In the polarity of the current battle between bacon-endowed keto and the plant-based movement, I … Continue reading Real talk: How bad of an idea is the carnivore diet, anyways?

Resistant starch is yet another gut-healthy reason to eat carbs

January 16, 2020 at 07:17PM by CWC With seemingly everyone and their neighbor on keto lately, carbs have unfortunately become a dietary devil. Many food experts say that’s unfortunate, since avoiding carb-filled foods like oats, potatoes, and lentils means we collectively are missing out on fiber—which can have health implications on our gut and microbiome. … Continue reading Resistant starch is yet another gut-healthy reason to eat carbs

9 healthy desk snacks nutritionists always keep at work

January 12, 2020 at 04:00PM by CWC When “hanger” sets in mid-afternoon, we’re often left with no other choice than to hit up the vending machine or make our way down to the corporate cafeteria for some overpriced, processed fuel. But if you remember to leave a stash of super healthy desk snacks in a … Continue reading 9 healthy desk snacks nutritionists always keep at work

You Gotta Try These Keto Hazelnut Muffins (With A Cup Of Coffee, Of Course)

January 11, 2020 at 11:35AM I've said this many times, but it's something that I truly believe: In order to lose weight and improve your health, you need a plan that works for the long term in real life. This is where keto comes in. These gorgeous, nutty muffins taste as good as they look … Continue reading You Gotta Try These Keto Hazelnut Muffins (With A Cup Of Coffee, Of Course)

Scientists say these 5 healthy habits extend your healthspan by 10 years

January 10, 2020 at 07:45PM by CWC As humans strive to live longer and healthier lives, longevity experts are on a mission to prolong not only your lifespan, but to increase the number of years you’ll live free of debilitating disease. Scientists at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health assembled an international research … Continue reading Scientists say these 5 healthy habits extend your healthspan by 10 years

If You’re Looking For A Reset, Consider J.Lo’s No-Carb, No-Sugar Diet

January 01, 2020 at 09:19PM   In 2019, J.Lo had a big year. So big, in fact, that her diet ranked twice on the list of top 10 diet searches of the year. In January, to kick off the year, J.Lo and fiancé (though at the time still boyfriend) A-Rod launched into a 10-day challenge, … Continue reading If You’re Looking For A Reset, Consider J.Lo’s No-Carb, No-Sugar Diet

The 6 healthiest canned soups to always keep in your pantry, according to a dietitian

January 01, 2020 at 05:00PM by CWC On weeks when I really don’t feel like meal-prepping, I have an easy solution. I buy five canned soups to stash at my desk for speedy lunches. I have my own favorite (Amy’s French Country Vegetable), but just to make sure I’m on the right nutritional track for … Continue reading The 6 healthiest canned soups to always keep in your pantry, according to a dietitian

Make healthy eating a reality with this delicious 28-day plan

January 01, 2020 at 11:00AM by CWC Year after year, “dieting and eating healthier” tops the list of most common New Year’s resolutions for Americans. But this is a different kind of healthy eating challenge from others you might see in January. We’re not here to tell you to follow a specific kind of eating … Continue reading Make healthy eating a reality with this delicious 28-day plan

6 Natural Ways To Maintain Healthy NAD+ Levels As You Age

December 31, 2019 at 02:04AM As if you didn't have enough to think about as you get older, now you have to worry about declining levels of nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD+). This coenzyme is found in all living cells and has many important roles in the body—including supporting cells' metabolism and energy production. Most notably, … Continue reading 6 Natural Ways To Maintain Healthy NAD+ Levels As You Age

10 healthy lasagna recipes that serve as the ultimate comfort food

December 29, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC Lasagna is the quintessential comfort food. Traditionally served piping hot and oozing with cheese spilling out from layers of pasta, the Italian dish is a cold-weather classic. For eaters who either can’t or choose not to consume dairy, meat, or gluten, there are many alternative homemade lasagna recipes … Continue reading 10 healthy lasagna recipes that serve as the ultimate comfort food

Here Are Our 20 Best Recipes From 2019 (People Are Really Into Keto)

December 29, 2019 at 12:22PM As we approach the new decade, we've taken some much-needed time for reflection here at mbg. In addition to predicting the wellness trends of the future, we've pondered the best expert advice we've heard over the past year. And now, we've decided to take a step back and reflect on … Continue reading Here Are Our 20 Best Recipes From 2019 (People Are Really Into Keto)

I’m a functional medicine doctor, and this is the most common mistake with intermittent fasting

December 28, 2019 at 01:47PM by CWC With well-intentioned resolutions at the forefront of everyone’s mind right now, chances are you’ve got at least one friend who says she’s going to start the new year with intermittent fasting. Or maybe it’s you who wants to try IF, having read about intermittent fasting for weight loss … Continue reading I’m a functional medicine doctor, and this is the most common mistake with intermittent fasting

The Biggest Mistake Most People Make On The Keto Diet, From An R.D.

December 26, 2019 at 12:03PM The do's and don'ts of the keto diet are relatively well understood: Protein and healthy fats reign supreme, avoid carbs at all cost, and keep your sugar to a minimum. However, dietitian and certified diabetes instructor Ali Miller, R.D., L.D., CDE, believes going keto isn't so simple. In fact, she … Continue reading The Biggest Mistake Most People Make On The Keto Diet, From An R.D.

Yes, Vegan Keto Recipes Do Exist: Here Are 12 Of Our Favorites

December 24, 2019 at 02:41AM The year 2019 was a big one for keto and vegan diets, and now, more and more ideas are popping up for how to combine the two. If you're entertaining this holiday season, there's a fair chance you may be cooking for someone keto or plant-based. And if you're just … Continue reading Yes, Vegan Keto Recipes Do Exist: Here Are 12 Of Our Favorites

Given everything we learned about food this year, here’s how we’ll be eating in 2020

December 23, 2019 at 01:00PM by CWC If you want to adopt a healthier way of eating in 2020—but you’re totally confused about what that even means—it’s not just you. The nutrition news space is about as noisy as Times Square on New Year’s Eve, and it can be hard to discern the facts from … Continue reading Given everything we learned about food this year, here’s how we’ll be eating in 2020

Trying To Stay Keto Over The Holidays? You’ll Need These 5 Tips

December 21, 2019 at 10:15PM The holidays can bring about a lot of food-related stress for those trying to make healthier choices, especially if you are following a specific eating plan, like a ketogenic diet (high fat, moderate protein, low carbohydrate). With a barrage of holiday parties and the accompanying carb-heavy, sugary foods, it's easy to get overwhelmed … Continue reading Trying To Stay Keto Over The Holidays? You’ll Need These 5 Tips

You Must Try This Keto-Friendly Pumpkin Pie Recipe (+ Keto Whipped Cream!)

December 19, 2019 at 09:28PM As a functional medicine practitioner, people often ask me how to enjoy the holidays without feeling bloated and inflamed after indulging in yummy treats. For those people who are tapping into the benefits of a clean ketogenic diet (i.e., high fat, moderate protein, low carbohydrate, with a focus on quality … Continue reading You Must Try This Keto-Friendly Pumpkin Pie Recipe (+ Keto Whipped Cream!)

Why some healthy eating experts say intuitive eating is the future of nutrition

December 19, 2019 at 03:00AM by CWC Eat whatever you want, whenever you want—and improve your cholesterol and blood sugar levels while feeling happier and more confident about your body. Sold? That’s the promise behind “intuitive eating,” a term coined by dietian Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch in their 1995 book, Intuitive Eating: A Revolutionary … Continue reading Why some healthy eating experts say intuitive eating is the future of nutrition

Atypical anorexia is proof that eating disorders can affect anyone at any size

December 14, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC It has long been assumed by healthcare professionals, researchers, and the general public that the defining characteristic of anorexia, an eating disorder that affects 1 percent of women, is being extremely thin. Until the 2013 publication of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM–5), which is … Continue reading Atypical anorexia is proof that eating disorders can affect anyone at any size