The Keto Diet Helped These 5 Grocery Store Coworkers Lose Over 200 Pounds

You've probably heard of the keto diet by now. Although there are risks to consider before you try it, there are also many success stories cropping up on our social media feeds. The latest? Five coworkers at Sprouts Farmers Market in Katy, Texas, have lost 200 pounds collectively thanks to the diet. Grocery store manager Farley Hayes […]

6 Health Benefits of Mangoes

Luscious and sweet, mango is known as the "the king of fruit." Biting into the tropical fruit can feel like pure bliss, so much so that you may wonder if something so delicious and decadent can actually be good for you. The answer is a resounding "yes." Although they're high in sugar (one cup contains about 25 grams of […]

7 Health Benefits of Ginger

In the kitchen, we’ve long used ginger—in anything from ginger molasses cookies and ginger tea to Indian- and Asian-inspired dishes—as a flavor-agent. But in addition to being one of the most delicious and distinctive spices on the planet, ginger root has long been touted as a panacea for an array of health concerns. Today, the health benefits […]

Is Dairy Actually Healthy?

As much as we love cheese, and soft serve, and cream in our coffee, we know we shouldn’t overdo it: Dairy products, at least the full-fat variety, have long been associated with heart disease and other health problems. But research-based evidence for this link has been inconsistent, and yet another new study supports the idea […]

What to Know About Pumpkin Spice Lattes, From a Nutritionist Who Loves Them

As the summer winds to end, I start to get excited about all things fall, including sweater-and-boot weather, Halloween, and yes, pumpkin spice lattes! If you're a PSL fan like me, here's some good news: This season the cozy fall beverage is coming back earlier than ever. Dunkin Donuts is debuting their pumpkin latte on Monday, and the Starbucks PSL returns […]

Starbucks Is Selling a New Keto-Friendly Drink—but Is it Healthy? Here’s What a Nutritionist Says

If you’re on the keto diet, you might be craving a variety of things—including more choices. The high-fat, low-carb eating plan is super restrictive. But we just found out that Starbucks is expanding its keto-friendly options, so your morning caffeine run doesn’t have to be so complicated. Peach Citrus White Tea is the latest addition […]

6 Things This Nutritionist Wishes She Knew About Food Years Ago

I’ve been a practicing dietitian for more than two decades, which is a l-o-n-g time. Over the years, I’ve had the opportunity to work with so many wonderful clients with nutrition-related concerns, including pregnant women, children, amateur and professional athletes, overweight and obese adults, and the elderly. I’ve learned so much during the years, and […]

Starbucks Just Launched Protein Blended Cold Brew Drinks—but Are They Really Good for You?

Just when we thought Starbucks had done it all (who knew it could get more inventive than the Unicorn Frappuccino?), the company has expanded its empire to an area all healthy eaters can appreciate: plant-based protein. On August 14, Starbucks launched its new Protein Blended Cold Brew drinks, available across the country. The drinks, which come in almond and cacao, cost $5.95 […]