We’re all familiar with them — foods that we think are healthy because we heard about them on the news or from a health-conscious friend. And no matter how much we may dislike them, we keep buying them because we think they’re good for us. Take swapping dairy milk for almond milk. Is liquid from nuts really nutritionally superior to milk from a cow? Or splurging on Himalayan sea salt. Healthy habit or a bit of nonsense? Based on the expert advice of registered dietitians, here are 15 “health foods” that are actually not worth eating.
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Most of us go about our busy lives, grabbing food on the go without thinking much about what’s in it. We mistakenly assume because it’s sold on a shelf, it’s regulated with healthy and consumable ingredients. Unfortunately, in reality you may be surprised at what kinds of additives and chemicals are legally allowed in some of the food you eat regularly. If you wish to be more health conscious, you should start by educating yourself on what goes into much of the food you consume. Acquainting yourself with what chemicals are found in everyday foods and drinks is the first step on the path to purer food and better health.
The Super Bowl is this Sunday — do you have a game plan ready to feed your hungry fans? Beyond the big screen TV and a cooler stocked with ice cold drinks, this is one party that’s all about the spread. So whether you’re new to throwing a Super Bowl party (congratulations to the Falcons) or you throw one almost every year (time to break out the New England decorations again), we’ve got you covered. Score a touchdown with your family and friends with these tailgate-ready snacks, sandwiches, appetizers, and more.
This holiday season, families across the United States will gather to enjoy special meals together. But the dishes eaten during those meals can vary depending on where you live. To get a fuller picture of Americans’ favorite holiday recipes, Business Insider consulted Google. Looking at search data from December 9 to 15, Google’s researchers found the most… View Article
Thanksgiving’s just around the corner, and there’s no time like the present to start hammering out the details. Regardless of what you’re serving on Turkey Day, one thing’s for certain: if you plan everything in advance, the big day will be smooth and stress-free. To help take the stress out of cooking your Thanksgiving meal, here are 20 charts to help get you organized and ready.
The holiday season officially began at Starbucks Thursday morning with the unveiling of not one, but 13 new red holiday cup designs. Starting Nov. 10, over 25,000 Starbucks locations in 75 countries will begin serving beverages in the new holiday cups that were designed by 13 women artists from six different countries, including the U.S, Indonesia, Dubai, Canada, Russia and South Korea.
Election Day 2016 is finally upon us, and with that comes a number of special deals and discounts available to savvy shoppers on Tuesday, November 8, 2016. In honor of the 2016 presidential election, national and local retailers, restaurants and businesses are offering fun Election Day promotions and freebies, as the country waits for the… View Article
Submit your vote and get ready to party, because Election Day is the perfect excuse to throw a patriotic-themed celebration to keep everyone’s spirits high as the results roll in. The 2016 election season has been absurdly long and full of scandal, controversy, and unlimited dramatic moments. With this level of anticipation (and in some… View Article
Last Week PepsiCo announced it will significantly reduce the amount of sugar, sodium and fat in many of its products worldwide by 2025. The beverage and snack food giant says the change is in response to consumer’s growing demand for healthier and more nutritious foods, as well as new dietary guidelines from the World Health… View Article
Halloween is creeping close and millions of kids will soon be dressing up to go trick-or-treating across the nation. While children may be trading Kit Kats and Skittles there’s one factor which may affect which sweets you receive — location. A 2015 survey by Influenster polled more than 40,000 users across the US to discover each state’s favorite candy…. View Article
Global wine production for 2016 is expected to fall by 5% from the previous year due to “climatic events” causing a steep decline worldwide, making 2016 one of the lowest production years in the past 20 years, according to a recent report from the International Organisation of Vine and Wine (OIV). The OIV—a trade group that examines scientific and… View Article
Traditionally known for creating sustainable outdoor gear, Patagonia recently announced the latest addition to its existing product line — an eco-friendly craft beer, called Long Root Ale. Unlike standard brews, the new beer is the first to be made with 15% Kernza, a perennial wheat grain — meaning it grows back season after season — that… View Article