Food Trends

Is Celery Juice All Hype, Or Are There Legitimate Benefits? – Self Improvement Article

As Li alluded to, part of the reason people may feel better after drinking celery juice is from a legitimate nutritional boost—plus the fact that they may be crowding out less healthy, highly caloric morning fare for a low-cal drink that contains real nutrients. “All vegetables contain legitimate health benefits, and celery is no different,” says registered dietitian Abby Cannon, R.D., explaining that both celery juice and whole celery contain vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants such as vitamins A and C,…

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Can’t Find The Ingredient You Need? Here Are Some Common Alternatives – Happiness Article

How often have you gone on a wild-goose chase for an ingredient a recipe calls for or just skipped over an ingredient entirely, bewildered by where to begin? Don’t flip out. Just flip it! Many of the ingredient swaps listed below are precise and seamless in effect and flavor, like swapping coconut oil for butter; others are acceptable but produce a different result, like using soy sauce or tamari in place of fish sauce. Soy or tamari will lend a…

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13 Keto-Approved Sides For Your Weekend Barbecue – Self Improvement Article

Warmer weather means more time cooking out barbecue style with the ones we love. If you’re on the keto diet, it can be daunting to head out to a friend’s bbq just hoping there will be something you can eat. Luckily, there’s an easy solution for the apprehension—cook up some keto sides yourself or host your own backyard cookout. We’ve done most of the work for you and rounded up 13 keto-friendly sides, so you don’t have to stress about…

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5 Healthy Frozen Meals You Can Buy Online To Make In A Pinch – Self Improvement Article

In a perfect world, we’d all plan or prep our balanced, whole-foods-based lunches and dinners every weekend. In reality, sometimes we only have the time and energy to meal prep for half the week, or we’re just so damn overextended that we forget to go grocery shopping altogether. The fact is, life happens—and that’s when having a stockpile of healthy frozen meals can be a lifesaver. We’re not talking about the rubbery, flavorless, nutritionally questionable frozen meals of yore either.…

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Oat Milk Ice Cream Now Exists & It’s Going To Be Everywhere – Self Improvement Article

In the past few years, oat milk went from a little known add-on in London coffee shops to the drink of choice for people across the US—and now, it’s getting ready to dominate a new section of the grocery store. So Delicious Dairy Free has just launched their Oatmilk Frozen Desserts, the first oat milk-based ice cream alternative. Three flavors are available for launch: Peanut Butter & Raspberry, Oat-M-G! (an oatmeal cookie flavor), and Caramel Apple Crumble, all of which would compliment…

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Ben & Jerry’s Has Launched Two New Vegan Flavors, Including A Plant-Based Fan Fave – Self Improvement Article

Maybe it’s for the health of the planet, or maybe it’s to appease Beyonce as she lives her plant-based lifestyle—regardless, Ben & Jerry’s is blessing us with some vegan updates to their classic flavors, including their most popular: Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. As of this Tuesday, you can run to your nearest supermarket and pick up a pint of vegan versions of fan-favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough or Chocolate Caramel Cluster. Made with an almond milk base instead of traditional…

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At-Home Food Intolerance Tests Review — Pinner, EverlyWell, Cash Labs & More – Self Improvement Article

When prospective patients send me their at-home food sensitivity lab results and I see numerous food reactivities, it often tells me that the problem is an overall lack of gut health and an overreaction of the immune system to these foods and has less to do with the foods that are positive themselves. I have also seen over the years that retaking one of these tests months later, patients often see different foods showing up positive. Why? Labs are snapshots in…

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The Biggest Mistakes People Make When Going Keto – Self Improvement Article

Dairy is a staple in the conventional ketogenic diet. However, this overlooks the many people who have an inflammatory response to dairy. In fact, next to gluten, dairy is one of the most common food allergens in our society and one of the most inflammatory foods in our modern diet. Most of the problems with dairy actually have to do with what we have done to the cow, not dairy itself. For example, casein, the protein found in dairy, has…

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5 Best Keto Diet Books To Help You Get Started

Ketotarian: The (Mostly) Plant-Based Plan to Burn Fat, Boost Your Energy, Crush Your Cravings, and Calm Inflammation by Will Cole If you’ve wanted to try the keto diet but you’re less than interested in consuming a ton of meat, mbg Collective member Will Cole‘s book is for you. Ketotarian is the go-to guide for a vegetarian, vegan, or flexitarian (including small amounts of seafood) keto diet. Cole, a functional medicine practitioner, spends the first part of the book explaining all…

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Keto & Alcohol: Stay In Ketosis With These Keto-Friendly Drinks

When it comes to the keto diet, you may think alcohol is totally out of the question, but we’re here to tell you that doesn’t have to be the case. The ketogenic diet focuses on eating healthy fats and limiting carbs. The goal is to transition into and maintain a state of ketosis, where the body runs on ketones instead of glucose, resulting in increased focus, elevated energy levels, and sometimes fat loss. Just like with any new diet, it…

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Craving A Reset? This 21-Day No-Added-Sugar Challenge Is Exactly What Your Mind, Body & Spirit Needs

Depending on who you ask, it takes 21 days to form a habit. That’s great news when you think about it, specifically when it comes to habits that help us live our healthiest lives in the long run. Cutting down on added sugar in your daily diet—whether or not you’ve got a sweet tooth—is one of those healthy habits that has major transformative benefits.  Besides the fact that added sugar has basically no nutritional benefit (zero!), uncontrolled sugar spikes can…

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No More New Whole Foods 365 Stores, According To John Mackey

Whole Foods Market will not be opening any new 365 stores, according to the company’s CEO John Mackey. Launched three years ago, Whole Foods Market 365 stores were designed to be less expensive, albeit smaller, alternatives to traditional Whole Foods Markets. However, following the Amazon merger in 2017, the company is confidant that prices are going down across the board, so there’s no need for these separate spaces. “As we have been consistently lowering prices in our Whole Foods Market…

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