by on January 7, 2020
In the healthy food space, 2019 was dominated by all things plant-based. Alt-meat brands like Beyond Meat and Impossible spawned countless imitators from other companies as more and more people became interested in cutting back on their consumption of animal products for better health and the environment But there’s one surprising, occasional hazard when consuming plant-based protein options.  “Unfortunately, when introducing more plant-based protein sources, our digestion can take a hit. Tha...
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by on January 6, 2020
If there’s one food lesson we learned last year, it’s the importance of plant-based eating for health and the environment. But it’s one thing to know that eating fewer animal products and more plants is associated lots of benefits—from reduced risk of heart disease to better digestive health—and another thing entirely to commit to it 100 percent. Sometimes you just need a real beef burger, you feel me? If you feel seen by the above, then you’d probably be down with one of the buzziest eating ...
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by on October 22, 2019
You could say that folks who live in Blue Zones are winning at life. It’s not unusual for some residents of Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Nicoya, Costa Rica; and Icaria, Greece, to live upwards of 100 years. And while it’s their holistically-minded lifestyle that accounts for their centenarian reputation, their diets are a major, major part of that. The Longevity Plan author John Day, MD, has lived among various Blue Zone populations, and he says that their “keep it simple” approach to nutrit...
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by on October 15, 2019
Should you eat red meat or not? A dietitian explains the latest nutrition science on meat, eggs and butter Is it OK to eat red and processed meat — and what about eggs and butter? A registered dietitian clears up the nutrition confusion Recent headlines and a new study seem to suggest that we’ve overturned nutrition science and eating recommendations once again — this time around red and processed meat consumption. If it feels like we can’t make up our minds about how to eat well, it’s because ...
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