Why Do People Care So Much About Whole Grains vs. Regular Carbs?

For years we’ve been told “carbs are bad,” but that’s really painting with a broad brush, don’t you think? Sure, pasta for every meal might not do wonders for your waistline, but if you’re eating the right kind of carbs, they could actually aid in weight loss and weight maintenance. Related Stories:Here Are Over 50…

Yes, You Can Still Eat Carbs and Lose Weight (There's Just 1 Catch)

There’s a common misconception that you have to eliminate carbohydrates to lose weight – that gets a resounding “not true” from registered dietitian and MPH Lisa Eberly. In fact, she told us that you can eat carbs and lose weight – just make sure they’re the right kind of carbs. Related Stories:Here’s How to Order…

These Are the 9 Healthiest Things You Can Order at Chick-fil-A

Look, we know you’re probably at Chick-fil-A for a milkshake and a fried chicken sandwich. And who could blame you? That stuff is tempting. Related Stories:25 Drive-Through Hacks For Healthy Ordering on the Go But on the off chance that you’re out with friends, stuck at a fast food place, and trying to make a…

These 7 Breakfasts Are Perfectly Proportioned For Weight Loss

When you’re on a mission to lose weight, it’s essential to have a healthy breakfast. And we love the concept of counting macros and focusing on the quality of calories versus just the calorie number itself, so we consulted our macro-counting expert and nutrition coach Carrie McMahon to create the balance of those concepts: macro…

Celiacs Rejoice: These Halloween Candies Are Gluten-Free

Holidays can be a real drag if you have dietary restrictions, and with Halloween being all about the candy, it can be downright scary. But there’s good news for those avoiding gluten: although you’ll have to steer clear of homemade mummy-shaped cakes and brownies decorated adorably with spiderwebs, most candy bars and hard candies get…

Breakfast of Champions: Fuel up Like an Elite Athlete With 3 Simple Recipes

The upcoming Olympic Games got us thinking about the term “breakfast of champions.” Because beyond the cereal box, we know that elite athletes are eating very specific, deliberate foods to fuel their bodies in a strategic way. So what is the real breakfast of champions? What do marathon runners, competitive swimmers, cyclists, and other professional…

Proof That Pasture-Raised Eggs Are WAY Better For You

If you’ve been writing off supermarket staples with labels like “organic,” “pasture-raised,” “grass-fed,” etc. – you’re not alone. With the type of superfood marketing and labeling we see these days, it can be hard to discern what’s good for you and what’s just a good ol’ marketing ploy for a lot of extra dollars. And…