Category: Diet & Food

The Best Fall Snacks Available at Trader Joe's

It’s August and not quite fall yet, but we’re already pulling our flannel shirts out of our closets, brewing a fresh batch of fragrant tea and counting down the days until we can grab a PSL at Starbucks (the date is Aug. 28, ICYMI). And Trader Joe’s is well aware of our fall fever.  Trader

Here's How You Can Use Chia Seeds Beyond Breakfast

Packed in puddings and sprinkled on muesli – chia seeds have become a breakfast staple for many of us. But few people are aware that these nutritional powerhouses can fuel you well into the PM. Calorie for calorie, chia seeds are one of the world’s best sources of several essential nutrients. On top of that

Are There Really Pesticides in Your Oatmeal?

“Unsafe levels of a weed killer chemical in oat products,” cries a headline from CNN published earlier this week. The accompanying article cites a new report from the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit advocacy organization, that revealed traces of glyphosate—the main ingredient in the pesticide Roundup—in several types of oat cereal, oatmeal, granola, and

The Keto Diet Might Make Your Periods Stop

When you’re on the keto diet, there are a few, uh, bodily changes you prepare for (the good: weight loss; and the not-so-good: keto flu). One thing you might not be totally ready for: the keto diet wreaking havoc on your menstrual cycle—and possibly making your periods irregular. “The keto diet can affect women’s periods

15 Foods You Should Eat When You’re Constipated

There’s nothing quite as uncomfortable as being stuck on the toilet after several failed attempts to poop. Constipation is extremely common, and roughly 42 million Americans will deal with it at some point each year, according to the National Institute of Health. Technically, you’re considered constipated if you have less than three bowel movements a

Monday Meals: Chicken Gyro Salad

We are always on the lookout for a new summer salad, especially one that keeps the kitchen cool. Smitten Kitchen wins the prize this week with a vibrant Chicken Gyro Salad, featuring fresh veggies, grilled chicken and a delicious tzatziki dressing. Serve it with soft pitas for trapping every last drop. Yum! Find the recipe