Category: Diet & Food

The Most Bizarre Things to Ever Happen at a McDonald's

McDonald’s is a beloved fast food chain in many parts of the world. But along with providing reliably cheap and fast food, it can also provide some pretty weird dining-in experiences. Read on to learn the most bizarre things to ever happen in a McDonald’s. 1. I’ll have a bag of money to-go, please They

Is Sushi Healthy Or Is Everything You Believe A Lie?

You’ve seen the Instagram quotes: You had me at sushi. Soy happy together. Keep calm and eat sushi. Corny, sure, but it’s all good because sushi = fish = healthy. That’s true — for the most part. But certain rolls (ahem: the fried and mayo-laden Kamikaze roll) are closer to French fries in terms of

14 Easy Swaps To Make All Your Meals Healthier

In Genius Foods, my book with coauthor Paul Grewal, M.D., you’ll find an eating plan that’s both nutritious and delicious. Make these easy swaps and watch your weight drop, your brainpower surge, and your tastebuds rejoice. On your salad Shake on …Salted pistachios to take in heart-healthy fats with a satisfying crunch. Not:Croutons. Many packaged

14 Bottles of Wine to Buy Right Now

If you only remember two words from this story, make them these two: Tom Gore. Gore is a second-generation California grape farmer, raised in Sonoma County. He’s passionate about wine and about farming. And he points out that while most wine producers highlight the expert winemakers who select and blend their grapes, few pay homage

10 Snacks a Food Writer Packs for Day Hikes and Car Trips

Who hasn’t stood under a fast food awning, mouth agape, trying to pick out the burger, fried chicken, or salad option that will destroy her sense of health and well-being the least? There’s nothing wrong with fast fixes for hunger pangs, of course—you know your cravings best—but for me, this scenario happens too often on

20 High-Protein, Low-Carbohydrate Foods Everyone Should Be Eating

When you first embark on a low-carbohydrate diet, it feels like freaking EVERYTHING has carbs—leading to a lot of Regina George-level questions. (Don’t worry: Butter is not a carb.) Yes, it can be super confusing. But this nutritionist-approved high-protein, low-carbohydrate foods list can make your next grocery trip a little bit easier. In general when

6 Frozen Foods That Are Actually Pretty Good for You

The frozen aisle in the grocery store gets no love. People often feel that if food isn’t fresh, it’s no good. We also often hear that frozen food has too many preservatives to be healthy. But that couldn’t be further from the truth. There are many incredibly high-quality, convenient frozen foods on the market. In