nutrition

Everything You Need to Know About Gluten-Free Flour

Everything You Need to Know About Gluten-Free Flour

Gluten-free flour is flour that does not contain gluten, a protein found in grains like wheat, barley, and rye. In baking, gluten acts as a binder that helps foods hold their shape, adds elasticity, and helps dough rise. Imagine a baguette, with an oven-crisp crust on the outside and a chewy, craggy middle. Gluten traps gas […]

10+ Winter Foods to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

10+ Winter Foods to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

It’s officially the first day of Winter! Before you know it, Christmas and New Year’s will be behind us, and we’ll be staring down 3 more cold months. If you are like most Americans, gaining weight and getting sick are two things that you may worry about (at least a little bit) this time of […]

Wild About Walnuts? Get the Facts About Your Favorite Nut

Wild About Walnuts? Get the Facts About Your Favorite Nut

Walnuts can be a tricky food — they are tasty and healthy, but also calorically dense. Read on to learn all about walnuts nutrition, potential benefits, and how to incorporate them into your healthy eating plan. Walnut Nutrition Facts “Walnuts are calorically dense,” says Quyen Vu, a culinary nutrition specialist for Beachbody. “So you don’t […]

Coming Soon: 2B Pregnant With Ilana Muhlstein, M.S., R.D.N.

Coming Soon: 2B Pregnant With Ilana Muhlstein, M.S., R.D.N.

Calling all moms 2B — we’re excited to announce the launch of 2B Pregnant, due in January 2022! Now you’ll have the tools you need to help you eat delicious, satisfying food, with a positive mindset, and the confidence that you’re doing the very best for your health and your growing baby. What Is 2B […]

My Plant-Based ‘Warrior Diet’ Day in the Life

My Plant-Based ‘Warrior Diet’ Day in the Life

The best part of The Plant-Based Athlete, in my opinion and many others’, is the “Day in the Life” section — the exact daily diet and workout routines of 25 plant-based athletes, many of them world-class. Of course, I also slipped my own Day in the Life in there, for a decidedly non-world-class, but nonetheless […]

Everything You Need to Know About Plant-Based Eggs

Everything You Need to Know About Plant-Based Eggs

Versatile and protein-rich, eggs are a breakfast staple and a key ingredient in baking. But if you follow a vegan diet, have an egg allergy, or you’re looking to reduce your cholesterol intake, you may be considering making the switch to plant-based eggs. As plant-based diets gain popularity, more and more vegan egg alternatives are making it […]

Pomegranate: Health Benefits, Uses, and More

Pomegranate: Health Benefits, Uses, and More

Pomegranate: Health Benefits, Uses, and More HealthifyMe Blog HealthifyMe Blog – The definitive guide to weight loss, fitness and living a healthier life. The pomegranate fruit comes from a deciduous shrub. Its botanical name is Punica Granatum. These shrubs mainly grow in the Middle East, Indian subcontinent, North Africa, and the Mediterranean. Pomegranate comes under […]

9 Amazing Health Benefits of Guava

9 Amazing Health Benefits of Guava

9 Amazing Health Benefits of Guava HealthifyMe Blog HealthifyMe Blog – The definitive guide to weight loss, fitness and living a healthier life. Guava is a tropical fruit with its origin in Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. There are some species of guavas like pineapple guava and apple guava. Apple guavas generally go by […]

Healthy and Holistic Approaches to Keeping Your Energy Up

Healthy and Holistic Approaches to Keeping Your Energy Up

As a naturopath, I regularly hear my patients tell me they feel tired and lack the energy to function at their best throughout the day, all symptoms of living in this incredibly prosperous and diverse world. Pulled in multiple directions by varied roles and responsibilities, they often feel both overwhelmed and exhausted. The truth is […]

12 Health Benefits of Eating Cucumber

12 Health Benefits of Eating Cucumber

12 Health Benefits of Eating Cucumber HealthifyMe Blog HealthifyMe Blog – The definitive guide to weight loss, fitness and living a healthier life. Summary: Enjoy the hot summer days by keeping your body well-hydrated with the help of fresh cucumbers. As an added benefit, lose weight and prevent chronic ailments at the same time. Doctors […]