FYI: Wine Might Not Be Totally Gluten-Free

A glass of wine can relieve stress and enhance the flavor of your meal. But this ancient beverage isn't perfect. Wine contains sugar, might leave you dehydrated, and doesn't always fit into a restrictive diet. Which leaves us wondering: are both red and white wines gluten-free? ...

Tea, Red Wine, and Dark Chocolate Are Just Some of the Foods That Could Protect You From Two Killer Diseases

Most people want to do their best to lower the risk of developing scary illnesses like cancer and heart disease. (If you don’t, we should talk.) While some factors like genetics can’t be helped, certain lifestyle tweaks can decrease your odds. ...

People Are Calling Out Weight Watchers for Encouraging Children to Start Dieting

On Tuesday, WW International (formerly known as Weight Watchers International), announced the launch of Kurbo by WW, an app designed to help children as young as eight years old "reach a healthier weight," according to a press release from WW. ...

4 Health Benefits of Corn

A lot of people are confused by corn: Is it a vegetable, or a carb? And is it actually good for you? ...

The Health Benefits of Eggplants

Eggplants, one of the few purple vegetables you’ll find in a mainstream market, aren’t very popular with consumers. In fact, they don’t even rank in the top 20 veggies sold in the U.S. But after reading about the nutritional benefits of eggplant, you may want to step up your intake. Here’s the lowdown on this somewhat...

8 Health Benefits of Peaches

Peaches are a member of the stone fruit family, along with nectarines, plums, apricots, and cherries. (Fun fact: They are also a relative of almonds!) In addition to being downright delicious, especially at their peak, peaches offer some unique health benefits. Here are eight reasons to get your fill of this gorgeous, fuzzy fruit while...

Alicia Silverstone Says Her Son’s Good Behavior Is a Result of His Vegan Diet—and She Might Be Onto Something

Every parent has their own trick to getting their kids to be respectful and well-behaved. Some turn to bribery, while others lay down the law with strict rules. But Alicia Silverstone’s method is particularly unconventional.  ...

Here's What You Need to Know About Diet Soda and Weight Loss

You probably heard about a new study published...

5 Reasons to Eat Healthier That Have Nothing to Do With Your Weight

While many clients come to me to slim down, in the long run, nearly all find themselves feeling far more motivated by the numerous benefits of healthy eating outside of shedding pounds and inches. ...

5 Ways Your Phone Can Help You Shed Pounds

I'll admit it: I adore my smartphone. Email, texting, apps, pictures, videos, social media, Netflix, GPS…I’m still amazed that one little handheld device can do so much. And these days more and more people—including many of my clients—are turning to their smartphones for help with their health goals. ...


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