Healthy Living

The Food Porn Index: How Healthy Is The Food We Instagram?

Carrot company promotes health via social media
Mar 17, 2014 11:00 am

Bolthouse Farms is a vertically integrated farm company with headquarters in California. The company sells a line of fresh juice beverages and is one of the United States’ leading producers of carrots. They’re also behind one of our favorite marketing campaigns in recent memory. Enter the Food Porn Index. Read on.

6 Restaurants (And One Vending Machine) Doing Farm-To-Table Fast Food

Is supersized sustainability really a thing now?
Mar 5, 2014 11:00 am

At drive-through windows and counter joints across the country, farm-to-table fare is going mainstream. From a New York City noodle bar poised to become the Asian Chipotle to a gas station vending machine dispensing all-natural beef burritos, these farm-fresh service joints redefine eatin’ good in the neighborhood. Here are 7 spots where you can eat really well, really fast.

3 Winter Juice Recipes To Bring Your Worn-Out Body Back To Normal

Roots, fruits and berries for the cold season
Feb 25, 2014 12:00 pm

I owe a debt of gratitude to my humble juicer this winter. All season long, bright, sweet, fresh-tasting fruit and vegetable juices have staved off my cravings for summer produce and have brought color and variety into my diet. When it comes to combinations, juice varieties are limited only by your imagination. Here are provided three of my winter favorites. 

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.


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