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

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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

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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

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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

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The rules for eating a plant-based burger are the same as eating a regular beef burger

September 21, 2019 at 08:00PM by CWC Not to brag, but we totally predicted 2019 would be the year of alt-meats. Not only do I live within spitting’s distance of innumerable joints slinging Beyond and Impossible Burgers here in vegan-friendly Los Angeles, but I have also spotted them on multiple

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Let the Global Climate Strike inspire you to take 5 steps to save the environment

September 20, 2019 at 04:53PM by CWC The Global Climate Strike is taking place right now in more than 150 countries. From September 20-27, ahead of the United Nation’s 2019 Climate Action Summit in New York City, millions of strikers will exit their schools, homes, offices, factories, and farms to

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Here’s what a healthy plate really looks like when you’re doing Whole30

September 18, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC Take out dairy, grains, added sugar, legumes, and alcohol, and what’s left to eat? That’s a central question for people trying the Whole30 diet, a month-long elimination style diet designed to help people better understand their food sensitivities and unhealthy food habits. Whole30

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The 7 healthiest protein bars you can buy, according to a top dietitian

September 18, 2019 at 12:00AM by CWC [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wd3F29ZBAYc] Confused about which protein bar option is truly healthy? Watch the video to discover the best ones. You may think the alternative pasta aisle is getting crowded, but it’s nothing compared to the protein bar section of the grocery store. From

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Make healthy eating easy thanks to this technique used by the U.S. Army

September 13, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC The word “cafeteria” transports me back to my high school days of shuffling through the lunch line with hundreds of equally-hungry teenagers. The chicken was dry, they (somehow?) managed to ruin pizza, and breakfast-for-lunch days were the only silver lining. So imagine my

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Make healthy eating easy thanks to this technique used by the U.S. Army

September 13, 2019 at 12:00PM by CWC The word “cafeteria” transports me back to my high school days of shuffling through the lunch line with hundreds of equally-hungry teenagers. The chicken was dry, they (somehow?) managed to ruin pizza, and breakfast-for-lunch days were the only silver lining. So imagine my

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We tried a meal delivery service that caters to keto and plant-based diets—here’s what happened

September 02, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC As fun as it is to embrace the spontaneity of summer (AKA grabbing an ice cream cone and calling it lunch), there’s something reassuring about settling back into a routine come fall—when it’s not too hot to turn on the oven and you

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10 low-glycemic index desserts to help you enjoy a sweeter sleep tonight

August 31, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC When it comes to bedtime snacks, there’s a reason why sugar doesn’t typically make the list. While foods with tryptophan, vitamin D, or magnesium can help you drift off to dreamland, foods high in sugar and saturated fat are actually associated with disrupted

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10 low-glycemic index desserts to help you enjoy a sweeter sleep tonight

August 31, 2019 at 04:00PM by CWC When it comes to bedtime snacks, there’s a reason why sugar doesn’t typically make the list. While foods with tryptophan, vitamin D, or magnesium can help you drift off to dreamland, foods high in sugar and saturated fat are actually associated with disrupted

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The expert-approved formula for building a perfectly healthy lunch every single time

August 30, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC Let’s face it—lunch is pretty important, but often gets forgotten due to work stress and back-to-back appointments. Or it’s grabbed in a rush at the nearest fast-food eatery. Either way, we all could do a better job with our mid-day meal. “Living in

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The expert-approved formula for building a perfectly healthy lunch every single time

August 30, 2019 at 03:00PM by CWC Let’s face it—lunch is pretty important, but often gets forgotten due to work stress and back-to-back appointments. Or it’s grabbed in a rush at the nearest fast-food eatery. Either way, we all could do a better job with our mid-day meal. “Living in

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Here’s why endive is the paleo hero ingredient you’re about to see everywhere

August 29, 2019 at 04:30AM by CWC Ever have a flashback to when kale wasn’t cool (#tbt)? Well, there’s a new crew of superfoods about to hit your plates and IG feeds. We teamed up with Ocean Spray to clue you in on the trends. Learn about all six craze-worthy foods here, and keep reading

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