With little to no regulation in this country, many big food companies label their products as “healthy” and “natural,” leading people to think what they’re consuming is healthy when it’s anything but. Remember, if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is! Just because your Oreo-like cookie is organic doesn’t make it a health food. To find out more, I turned to senior registered dietitian at Selvera Wellness, Amanda Foti, and asked her to bust what she considers to be the most common healthy food myths.
I recently got hooked on rice crackers called Laiki Crackers. They’re 100% wholegrain rice crackers that are gluten-free and made with black or red rice, a little oil, a little salt and nothing else.
Nicole Winhoffer, best known as Madonna’s longtime trainer, is poised to be the next big name in fitness. Currently, she can mostly be found in NYC where her downtown classes attract a loyal cult following who love her upbeat energy and sweat-inducing moves.
It’s no secret that eating chocolate and french fries tends to only cause temporary delight (it’s not for nothing that they say “a moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips…”). But that’s not all. Food can greatly affect our mood, and it goes way beyond “food guilt.”
When it comes to sun protection, sunscreen is a non-negotiable, but you can boost its effects by loading up on certain foods that have been proven to have SPF power too. To find out more about what these foods are, I turned to Stacy Goldberg, MPH, RN, BSN, and Lexi Sinclair of Savorfull.
Like most things in life, we have to consider skin holistically. There isn’t one magic food that will give you glowing skin. Stress, hormones, sleep, the products you’re using, your diet — these are all factors contributing to your skin’s current state and appearance.