Category: Diet & Food

The Best Meal Replacement Shakes, According to Experts

Meal replacement shakes often get a bad rap. Many people think they’re full of bad-for-you ingredients, like excessive amounts of sugar, or that they taste like fruit-flavored, liquefied chalk. It’s true that for the most part, it’s better for you to eat a full meal instead of grabbing one in a can. But if you’re

8 Prebiotic Foods You Should Probably Add To Your Diet

Okay, okay I get it. Jamie Lee Curtis was right—probiotics (you know, those live bacteria in foods like yogurt and sauerkraut that can boost your gut health) are good for me. But those Activia commercials were missing one key fact about probiotics: Their ability to boost your good gut bacteria is only temporary. Basically, they

6 Vegan Foods That Are Shockingly Unhealthy

Thinking about going vegan? While cutting out animal products altogether can be pretty tough, there are some established health benefits, says doctor Maggie Michalczyk. “Being vegan eliminates a big source of saturated fat from the diet and (hopefully) adds more fibrous vegetables to the diet in its place. So there is a lower risk for things like high cholesterol and

7 Healthy Snacks That Will Tame Your Appetite

Snacking, in its essence, is supposed to fill you up. Unfortunately that’s not always the case—that full stack of Pringles that you demolished may leave you wanting more. Some foods are naturally superior when it comes to helping you eat less because of the specific nutrients they contain, the form you eat them in, or

6 Women Share The One Food That Really Helped Them Lose Weight

Eat a grape, lose weight. It would be awesome if weight loss were that simple. But, alas, no one food can magically deliver all of your weight-loss goals on a silver platter. (Shucks.) Instead, healthy weight loss is all about making a lot of small changes to your nutrition habits—boosting your intake of certain foods, cutting back

Everything You Need To Know About Nutritional Yeast

You’ve seen it on the menu at your favourite healthy cafe and it’s a regular addition in plant-based recipes – but what exactly is nutritional yeast? From its health stats to its flavour profile – we break down everything you need to know about this très-trend ingredient. What is nutritional yeast? Nutritional yeast is a deactivated strain of

The Best Nondairy Ice Creams

Who has two thumbs and shouldn’t eat creamy ice cream, but does anyway? This chick. And I know I’m not alone: An estimated 30 million to 50 million American adults are lactose intolerant, according to the National Institutes of Health.  To add to that NIH stat, many Americans have been warming up to the idea

The Different Sugars And How To Find Them In Food Labels

An increasingly faster pace of life is what defines the modern human of today. Our need for convenience means we’re often eating on the go, at our desks or in front of bright screens. We are jumping on public transport or driving everywhere because we want to get to places quicker. Constant exposure and promotion