Category: Diet & Food

Stoners Weigh Less Than Everyone Else, Says New Study

Stoners are known for eating frozen pizza rolls and other questionable snacks when they get high. Naturally, you’d think all those empty calories could cause weight problems, but a new study says that isn’t the case. People who regularly smoke weed are less likely to be overweight or obese compared to those who abstain, according

The Best New Snacks to Buy at Aldi Right Now

Aldi has quickly become one of our go-to spots for stocking up on snacks, now that the European chain is rapidly expanding into the US (by 2022 they’ll have almost 2,500 stores here in the US). When you’re at Aldi, you can expect to find great deals on bulk items, specialty foods, and both American

12 Fish That Are Stuffed to the Gills With Protein

For whatever reason, you’re probably not eating enough fish. Americans, specifically, eat a pathetic 15 pounds of fish and shellfish a year. By comparison, they consume a whopping 91 pounds of chicken a year, according to the National Chicken Council. Yeah, look, there’s nothing wrong with chicken except that chicken is really, really boring. Put

Labeling confusion: the Nutri-Score remedy

The nutrition labeling of food products has consumer advocates and politicians. With a single Label, we should recognize in the future at a glance, how healthy our food is. Scale, traffic light or Nutri-Score – which is the best model for the consumer? Consumers want to see in the future, directly on the packaging how

10 Keto-Friendly Beverages When You're Tired of Water

The ketogenic diet is known for being restrictive. The low-carb, high-fat diet only allows you to get about 10% of your daily calories come from carbs — and to maintain ketosis (the process by which your body uses fat as an energy source rather than carbs), dietitians say it’s best to keep your carb intake

The Very Latest Science on the Powers of Carbs

Carbohydrates aren’t evil. They’re essential. Consuming the right amount of the right kind of carbs can help improve your athletic performance, exercise recovery, and body composition (meaning you look goooood). Also know that there’s nothing magical about carbs (or insulin) that causes excess fat gain or hunger. We digested the past 25 years of nutrition

Chayote Is An Ultra-Versatile Veggie You’ll See Everywhere Soon

Chayote squash is a vegetable that originates from Central America. It’s packed with fiber, folate, and magnesium. Chayote is highly versatile: You can eat the entire plant, either raw or cooked. Chayote squash proves that you should not judge a food by its appearance. This odd-looking pear-shaped gourd is lumpy and green (and sometimes prickly)