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Why Are People Eating Collagen?

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What’s With Professional Athletes Going Vegan?

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Healthy Magazine’s Diet Recommendations

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Written by Caitlin Schille Perhaps you remember the now-infamous “bacon study” that was released almost two years ago by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a branch of the World Health Organization (WHO). Parts of the official report used cautious language, stating that consumption of red meat is “probably carcinogenic to humans” and …

apple pumpkin muffins

Combine fruits + vegetables into one yummy treat with these whole wheat Apple Pumpkin Muffins! Two classic fall flavors unite for the win! One thing I LOVE to bake and eat are muffins. Yeah, the quick bread treats that can be made in so many different flavors and varieties. Love. them. (Again, good but not …

Unless money is no object, eating smarter often requires shopping smarter Written by Caitlin Schille Ask people what “eating healthy” means, and you’ll probably get varying answers. Some think a healthy diet involves lots of fancy, organic health food from expensive boutique grocery stores. However, it is very possible to eat a healthy diet on …

Although most nuts and seeds do contain some FODMAPs, they have plenty of great nutrition to offer and should be added in small quantities to your diet. • Make ahead • Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Standing time: 2 hours Place the quinoa in a fine-mesh strainer and hold it under cold …

snack and drink guide

Sometimes it’s hard to trust food these days, with questionable ingredients lurking about. So we’ve created Healthy Magazine’s food guide. Snacks Munk Pack Oatmeal Fruit Squeeze (Healthy Magazine Favorite) Whole grain, gluten free oats and fruit make these portable snacks a delicious and healthy option. Our favorite flavors are apple quinoa cinnamon and maple pear …

What they are and why you need them By Franz Gliederer, MD, MPH and Joy Stephenson-Laws, JD (Proactive Health Labs)     Iron, chromium, copper, zinc, iodine, manganese, magnesium, selenium— are we talking about science class or my dinner? Not many of us read cereal boxes and think, “great, I’m getting some zinc today.” What do …

Written by Angela Silva The food industry is a big business, and like any other industry, it operates to experience growth and please stockholders. But growth in the food industry translates to consumers spending more money, which means eating more food, in larger portions, more often. Here are some of the latest ways the food industry has been convincing us …

Grabbing something quick at the nearest place may be tasty, and may even seem healthy, but here are some wrong choices and their better alternative. Jamba Juice  Peanut Butter Moo’d (Large) Calories: 980 Total Fat: 29 grams Health Swap: Orange Carrot Karma Smoothie
(Large) Calories: 310 Total Fat: 1 gram Vitamin A (daily value): 720% Vitamin C (daily value): 170% Starbucks …

Written by Tina Homolik  With summer right around the corner, everyone is looking forward to some barbeque heaven. Warm weather and good company are only made better by a juicy hot dog or hamburger right off the grill. Before enjoying the wonders of grilled meat, however, you must brave a tidal wave of meat options with their confusing labels, like “farm-raised,” “organic,” and “free-range.” Inevitably, consumers wonder if they …

ugly produce

Why we demand and create beautiful produce, and why some people are fighting for ugly fruit and vegetables. Photo Source (right picture): Perfectly Imperfect Produce, an “ugly” produce seller in Cleveland Written by Michael Richardson We love it when fruit in the grocery store looks beautiful, and when each piece looks like the one next …