Nutrition

Nutrition

Our nutrition team covers several topics including healthy eating, food trends, diets, and more. They also put together in-depth product and service reviews. Wondering where to start? Check out our posts on food portion sizes, fat facts, and the DASH diet. To shop all of our favorite nutrition products, visit our Amazon store!

Nutrition for Migraines (Including Triggers and Dietary Management)
Picture this: there’s a small man inside your head. He has an ice pick in his left hand and he’s jabbing it into your right temple. Over and over again, he won’t stop. Then he moves behind your eye. Jab jab jab. You’re trying to work but the sharp, debilitating pain won’t stop. You start to feel nauseated. You...
Vegetarian Pregnancy - 6 Nutrients You Could Be Lacking
Nutrition plays an essential role in fetal growth and development. I hope to encourage pregnant women that they can eat well on a variety of diets while pregnant and in this article I will focus on vegetarianism. Many women choose vegetarianism for environmental, humane, or health reasons. Vegetarian diets are able to meet 100% of recommended daily intakes for macronutrients...
PlateJoy Review
When I am preparing my grocery list I can spend hours looking up recipes on Pinterest and nutrition blogs. I've discovered searching for meals that are creative, appetizing, and healthy is not an easy task. When I don’t have time to do this, I find myself in a rut of cooking the same meals, or not planning at all...
Soybean’s Impact on Heath - Here's What You Need To Know
Of all the foods available in the modern American diet, the soybean may stand supreme for its versatile application in different dishes. Almost everyone, from the strictest vegan to the meat-loving omnivore, finds use and delight in this little plant product packed with protein. Despite its popularity, several myths have risen surrounding its effect on the human body. In...
Daily Harvest Review
A Harvard study published nearly sixteen years ago determined that the more time a nation dedicates to food preparation at home, the lower its rate of obesity. This study found that the rise of obesity in America, most notably since the 1980s, could largely be explained by the rise of food preparation taking place outside of the home. And even...
Kettle & Fire Bone Broth
Bone broth has gained tremendous momentum over the past couple of years. It’s promoted in wellness circles as an elixir to gut health, better sleep, and healthy skin and nails. It's a popular drink in the paleo community. It’s advocated amongst avid Whole30ers. The low carb to high protein ratio is quite appealing to the keto population. To no...
Raw Generation Review
In the past few years, the concept of using certain foods to detoxify and cleanse our bodies has rapidly grown in popularity. As a consumer, you may be wondering does it work? Can food really cleanse our body and does it have any long-term effects? How do the cleanse company's claims stack up against the science?  In this article, I’m...
Apple Cider Vinegar - Facts, Fiction, and the Food
In just about every pantry shelf, probably somewhere near the back, is a bottle of apple cider vinegar. This tart vinegary solution has been around for a very long time, and depending on who you ask, seems to be able to cure almost any ailment. In the media, it is hailed as able to lower blood sugar, prevent heart...
The Carnivore Diet - What You Need To Know
The carnivore diet is a surging new diet fad you may have seen making the rounds on social media. It is one of the more simple diets to hit the market in recent years, while still promoting amazing rewards and benefits. I'm going to cover all of the information you need to know about the carnivore diet before giving...
Freshly Review (Pros and Cons, Pricing, and More)
I enjoy cooking and it is often my favorite way to relax at the end of the day. But, I must admit, there are some days when cooking can feel like a chore. If you agree, there are probably times you want your meals to be one less thing to plan, prepare, and schedule. Honestly, I hear you! And Freshly...