Healthy Living

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.

6 Healthy NYC Restaurants Where Style Counts, Alongside The Calorie Counts

There are no granola vibes, hippies in sight
Jan 17, 2014 12:00 pm

Given the glut of eateries offering health-conscious menu items we're actually stoked to eat, we want to enjoy our microgreens and quinoa bowls in restaurants that look just as hip as their menus. Here are six, after the jump. 

SupaDupa Greens Juice Recipe

A signature juice recipe from a health powerhouse
Jan 17, 2014 11:00 am

Ever been to The Juice Generation? It's only, like, one of the best juice places, ever, and now they've got a book so you don't have to guess how much cucumber you need per celery stalk, or how to properly cut beets with carrots and maybe a little lemon. It's a science, and everyone knows science is good for you. Here's a good green juice recipe to memorize.

5 More Top Chefs Talk Staying Healthy And Happy In 2014

Daniel Boulud, Marcus Samuelsson, others weigh in
Jan 17, 2014 10:00 am

With it being Healthy Living Week here at Food Republic we decided to reach out to some of our friends in the chef world to find out about their eating and fitness routines. We already published the responses of eight chefs, including the likes of Jamie Oliver, John Besh and Marc Murphy. Now, Daniel Boulud, Marcus Samuelsson and three others write in to tell us about their daily customs. Read on.


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