Let’s dissect the biggest arguments against creating a sugar sweetened beverage (SSB) tax. A soda tax wouldn’t actually do anything for public health Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and Columbia University analyzed the effect of a nationwide penny-per-ounce soda tax, and found that it could prevent […]

Healthy moms want to work out, but pregnancy takes a toll Written by Healthy Magazine Staff Nine months is a long time. That’s a truth new mothers learn. And as the pregnancy progresses, normal fitness routines get more difficult. When the baby comes, new mothers might be fooled into thinking […]

From Robyn Openshaw, GreenSmoothieGirl.com Robyn’s Famous Hot Pink Smoothie Serves 4 1 1/2 cups coconut water (optional: “ferment” it overnight on the counter with water kefir grains, strain it, and put new coconut water in for tomorrow) 2 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup raw cashews (not roasted) 2–4 large dates, pitted […]

Need some better snack options around the house or on the go? Try these. Picky Bars Picky bars are more than fun packaging and names (Cookie Doughpness, Need For Seed); they provide a wide variety of excellent ingredients and nutrients. They are healthy protein bars made out of real food, […]

by Jenna Koford Chains boasting healthy options, but remaining an enemy of public health McDonald’s began removing unhealthy menu items in September 2013. They also promised to offer more fruits and vegetables throughout the menu. President Clinton partnered with McDonald’s on this initiative, but only one specific health initiative was […]