Not only is yo-yo dieting not good for your waistline, new research shows that yo-yo dieting can drastically raise the risk of having a heart attack or stroke and doubles the risk of death! Here’s why you should skip the fad diet and what you should do instead.
The holidays are a time to celebrate with friends and family and enjoy seasonal favorites. Here at Nourished Bite we want you to have your best holiday season yet with a handy checklist for a happy AND healthy holiday.
Your immune system is always chugging away, defending you from bacteria, viruses, and other germs and protecting you from everything from common colds to cancer. While no one food will magically fight off the flu, adding these essential nutrients and tips to your day will give your immune system a fighting chance through cold season and beyond.
These tiny leaves were popular way before microgreens became cool. Herbs are way more than just a garnish! These tiny little leaves are packed with goodness. Not only do they add flavor and color to a meal, herbs are also full of nutrients and disease-fighting antioxidants.
It’s summer! Farm stands are bursting with delicious, fresh fruits and veggies all across the country. As if you needed any more inspiration to snatch some up, here’s a list of some of the best fruits and veggies out now — and why they’re good for you!
While food can't compete with sunscreen, a hat, or good ol' fashioned shade, some foods can boost your skin's ability to protect itself and heal from time in the sun. By enjoying some of these antioxidant rich foods on the regular, you can reap skin protecting benefits (but still don’t skip the sunscreen).
You’ve probably heard about BPA and vaguely know your water bottle or your baby’s bottles shouldn’t have it. Have you ever wondered if other plastics are safe, or if it’s really worth it to avoid plastic containers? I dived deep to try to find some answers!
Whether you want to stay hydrated or save the earth, one of the first steps is to snag a reusable water bottle. With so many options to choose from, what’s the best one to buy? From glass to copper to stainless steel, check out the pros and cons of each here.
Did you know that food packaging makes up to 2/3rds of the trash we throw out each day? Here are 8 tips to reduce kitchen waste - for a healthier you and a healthier planet.
Every few years a new study comes out touting the health benefits, or health risks, of eggs. So what’s the deal? Are eggs a “superfood” or bad for your health?
We're always being told to "drink more water" but why is it so important? Over half of our bodies are made up of water, so even being a little dehydrated can slow you down, impact your mood, and zap your energy. Here tips and tricks to drink more, every day.
It seems like everywhere you look, someone is talking about added sugars. But it's just sugar, right? Here's all you need to know about this much buzzed about topic.
While the fountain of youth is still MIA, researchers at Harvard just concluded a 30 year study that shows five simple things can add over 10 years to your life! Read on to find out what you can do to live longer, starting today.
Choosing the first food your baby will EVER have can be intimidating. Don’t worry - here are some top foods and tips to get you and your little one discovering the world of solid foods.
It’s spring! It’s (almost) time to pack away our winter coats and sweaters - finally! As we clean out our closets, it’s also the perfect time to check out and spruce up our diets too. From planting a garden, to cleaning out the fridge, here are 5 ways simple ways to spring clean your diet.
You know that your diet fuels your workouts, but it can be really confusing how much protein and carbs you really need. Here's your breakdown of what to eat - and when - with a few tasty ideas.
Whether you call them burpees, squat thrusts, or up-downs, you’re still going to feel the burn - all over. Burpees are a full body, high-intensity workout that works up a sweat fast. While these tough and sometimes torturous moves may be hard to do, they’ll totally whip you into shape in no time.
Do you REALLY need that energy drink or is it all just hype? Here's the breakdown of what B12 does, how much you really need and how to know if you're running low.
As larger servings become more and more common, it can distort what we view as a normal portion. While the best way to find out how much you’re eating is to measure it out, it isn’t practical to whip out a measuring cup when you’re eating out. Here's an easy way to estimate your serving sizes and keep your portions - and weight - in check!
Want to get healthier this year but you always break your NYE resolution? Did you know that by six weeks into the new year, 4 out of 5 people have broken their resolutions? Crazy right? It’s never too late to make make a goal you can stick to. Check out these 5 goals to make this year your healthiest yet!
What’s the most hyped up vitamin during the cooler seasons? Vitamin D! Here’s the breakdown of why you need it, how to know if you’re deficient, and how to get some more.
Losing weight can seem impossible! Breaking down the challenge into small, easy to accomplish goals not only is proven to help you lose weight, but will set you up to successfully keep it off in the long run. Here’s your hour by hour guide to jumpstart your metabolism and lose weight -- all day long.
Whether you’re about to try for a baby or are expecting, many women find themselves looking at their diet. Old wives tales and myths abound when it comes to pregnancy. Here are six myths - busted - so you can take care of yourself, and your baby.
Did you know that a complication from a dietary supplement is reported every 24 minutes to US Poison Control Centers? Dietary supplements aren’t tested for safety and efficacy like over-the-counter medications. Here’s how to sift through the marketing and buy the supplement that’s best for you.
Move over, pumpkin! Summer may be over, but these fruit and veggies are at their peak as temperatures cool. Here are our top picks for your fall grocery list!
Eating well doesn’t have to be expensive! Healthy eating on a budget is totally possible - it just takes a little more planning and thrift than dumping your whole paycheck at a fancy grocery store. With the following tips, you’ll be on your way to a healthier diet with change to spare.
Over the last few decades, a modern diet filled with processed, easily digestible foods has become the norm. While it’s easier to cook and eat these types of foods, they haven’t done our bodies any favors. Whether you’re tired of being hungry right after a meal, or trying to cut back on calories, eating more of these four things and following these tips will keep you fuller longer - and healthier.
You KNOW you should read your labels, but when you’re weaving through the supermarket aisle in a rush, it’s much easier to just grab a familiar product or a label that looks good and get out of there. While marketers splash claims on the front of the label, the real dirt is on the back on the nutrition label. With just a few tips from this nutrition label cheat sheet, your cart will be filled with nutritious food and you’ll be out the door in no time!
Gluten-free diets are as popular as ever! Check out these six common mistakes people make when trying to go GF before deciding if this diet is right for you.
This diet is backed by the USDA, can help you drop pounds, reduces the risk of many diseases, and much more yet no one knows about it! We break down the DASH diet so you can see if it’s right for you.