Functional Food

New Study Suggests Plant-Based Diet Could Affect COVID-19 Risk

Back in September 2020, mindbodygreen posed the question: Why aren’t we talking more about nutrition during COVID-19? And while the conversations are catching up, guidelines maybe haven’t—as Senior Health Editor Kristine Thomason reported, the CDC only discusses nutrition once in their…

Which Morning Brew Has More Caffeine?

Basically yes: the assumption that espresso is more caffeinated, and therefore will get you more wired, is technically correct. But since you’re hardly ever going to drink such a small amount of drip coffee that it would matter—for reference, to…

A Keto Neuroscientist’s 4 Favorite Keto-Friendly Snacks

There you have it: If D’Agostino is going to reach for a snack during the day, he’ll likely elect for one of these four options. While everyone’s body reacts differently to certain foods (just because it doesn’t spike D’Agostino’s glucose…

6 Reasons Why Almonds Fuel The Best Workouts

An everyday athlete is someone who combines mindful movement with sound nutrition to perform at their peak. Someone who may have spent up to thousands of hours practicing a sport throughout high school or college. Someone who tries to hit…

A Vegan Diet + Whole Soybeans Might Help With Menopause Symptoms

According to the study, published earlier this month, a low-fat, vegan diet, specifically one that includes ½ cup of cooked soybeans daily, helped postmenopausal women decrease the number of hot flashes they reported by a whopping 79%. But not only that:…

Is One Eating Style Better?

The key differences in the diets, according to the review, comes up on the topic of fats: “The main difference between the two diets is the primary fat source. Olive oil is the synonym for MD [the Mediterranean diet] while…

Important Tips & Advice For Running A Virtual Coaching Practice

For functional nutrition coaches and other wellness professionals, these innovative digital platforms represent a fascinating opportunity to enhance health coaching services and gain a more holistic view of an individual’s well-being. By blending technological tools with powerful health and wellness…

How Eric Adams Changed His Life With A Plant-Based Diet

Today, he makes fruits and veggies the star of his plate: He discovered broccoli, bok choy, Brussels sprouts, kale, and other vegetables he had never heard of before. “The dam broke,” he writes in his book, Healthy At Last. “I…