Healthy Living

Glutard Problems: I'm Back On Beer, No Biggie. But Do I Take The Soy Sauce Plunge?

Optimistically toeing the wheat line again
Feb 19, 2014 11:00 am

Jess Kapadia is ready to invite something back into her diet: soy sauce. It's famously cited as a "hidden gluten" culprit and made with up to 80% wheat. So what does it all mean for somebody with a moderate gluten allergy? 

Franklin Becker On The Evolution Of Healthy Eating, Gluten-Free Being In Vogue

Little Beet chef wants the masses to eat healthily
Feb 6, 2014 2:00 pm

Franklin Becker knows firsthand about practicing a healthy lifestyle. The chef of New York City's new Midtown health haven Little Beet reveals that his cooking has become progressively healthier since he was diagnosed with Type II diabetes in 1997. We sat down with the chef to talk about how we got to a place where it's cool to eat healthy and, apparently, "in vogue" to eat a gluten-free diet. Yes, we've certainly come a long way.

Turkey Feta Burgers Recipe

Cook up this healthy burger alternative in minutes
Feb 4, 2014 3:00 pm
Photo: Kate Sears

Looking for a healthier burger alternative for lunch or dinner? By using ground turkey and switching up your usual burger game for something packed with fiber, vegetables, protein and calcium, you don't have to feel guilty about chowing down. Maybe even casually slip another onto your plate. It's good for you.

Video: There Is Real Science Behind Food Comas

Dr. Billy Goldberg makes a very strong case
Jan 21, 2014 5:00 pm

Last week may have been Healthy Living Week on Food Republic, but that doesn’t mean we’re done dropping the health-related knowledge on you. With that, here’s a clip from The Dose with Dr. Billy Goldberg. The food coma is a very real medical condition. And one that you can avoid.

14 Famous Vegans, And Why They’re So Badass

Al Gore, Steve-O, Petra Nemcova
Jan 21, 2014 10:00 am

Thanks to films like Knives Over Forks, chefs like Chloe Cascarelli and Tal Ronnen, and waves of celebrity endorsements, vegan awareness is on the rise. So who are the famous faces adopting a curds-and-whey-free lifestyle? From political powerhouses to Olympic gold medalists, here are 14 famous vegans committed to making the whole world their oyster mushroom.

20 Healthy Living Questions, Answered. Bring On The Kohlrabi.

Chia, matcha, olive-oil frying, quinoa tails & more
Jan 19, 2014 3:45 pm

Healthy Living Week doesn't have to be over-over. You can still recite fun facts to make it look like you didn't make this over the weekend, and we've got 10 good ones to memorize. Watch this awesome Bud Light commercial. Now not only do you know how to pronounce quinoa, you know what the little tails are made of, how to cook a mythical and delicious-sounding obscure root vegetable and how to juice when you don't have a juicer. 

How To Engineer A 30-Calorie Snack Food Without Even Trying

Popcorn Indiana entered the calorie wars
Jan 17, 2014 4:00 pm

Popcorn Indiana, which is actually based in New Jersey, recognized a potential goldmine they were sitting on and, after several months of testing out new flavors and engineering manufacturing techniques, launched a line of low-calorie and no-trans-fat popcorns last spring, christening the product Fit. Here's the story of the 30-calorie-per-serving snack.

Franklin Becker's Little Beet Salad Recipe

A leafy mix from chef's new NYC restaurant
Jan 17, 2014 1:00 pm

Chef Franklin Becker's new midtown lunch spot in NYC, Little Beet, serves a menu inspired by local, seasonal and natural ingredients. Our personal favorites are the "leafy salads," which include this timeless combination of beets and goat cheese. Need a go-to beet salad recipe? Here it is.


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