For years, researchers have been studying the areas around the world with the most centenarians. After all, if you want to unlock the secrets to a long and healthy life, why not ask someone who’s actually crossed the century mark? They found a common nutritional… Read More »Darin Olien: Why a Whole-Foods, Plant-Based Diet Is Important
Whether you’re adding more meatless meals to your weekly rotation or considering going vegan or vegetarian, plant-based eating is super popular right now. But what are your options when it comes to meat substitutes? There are many great vegetarian protein sources out there these days that giving up meat… Read More »The Most Popular Types of Meat Substitutes, Explained
It’s hard to beat the heart-healthy benefits of the Mediterranean diet plan, which emphasizes whole foods like fruit, veggies, legumes, seafood, and lean meats. But the new “green” Mediterranean diet plan has been getting a lot of buzz lately — and it may offer even greater benefits… Read More »What Is the “Green” Mediterranean Diet Plan?
An upside to spending a LOT more time at home is that we’ve gotten more curious and handy about making things from scratch. We love getting some extra mileage out of our high-powered blenders and food processors, which can do so much more than whip… Read More »Why Tahini Is Such a Versatile, Healthy Ingredient
You’ve heard it before: The best diet is the one you’ll stick with the longest. That’s also a key takeaway from the newest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, a set of nutrition recommendations published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS).… Read More »What You Need to Know About the New Dietary Guidelines
What’s the difference between Greek yogurt and regular yogurt? Plain Greek yogurt is made by straining regular yogurt to remove the liquid whey, lactose, sugars, salt, and water. The result is a creamier, thicker yogurt with slightly more calories than non-Greek yogurt, but twice the protein. Here’s… Read More »Get the Facts on Greek Yogurt Nutrition
When you hear the words “gut health,” the basic digestive process may be the first thing that comes to mind: Break down food and eliminate waste. In recent years, we’ve learned more and more about how the gut can impact our overall health — with… Read More »Darin Olien: Why Gut Health Matters and How to Improve It
You probably know by now that meal planning works for weight loss and can save you time and money. And before you start shopping or lining up meal prep containers, creating the actual menu for your meal plan is an important first step. But if you’re new… Read More »How to Meal Plan for Absolute Beginners
Your organization kick is rolling — you’ve cleaned out your fridge and decluttered your freezer, now let’s learn how to organize a pantry. Whether you have a walk-in pantry with built-in shelves or a roomy cabinet for storing dry goods, a well-organized pantry can speed up meal prep… Read More »How to Organize Your Pantry Like a Pro
If you’ve been stressed lately and you’ve noticed your pants aren’t fitting quite the same, you may be wondering if they’re related. “There are many reasons for weight gain including increased caloric intake, decreased physical activity, and stress,” says Cody Braun, CPT, Assistant Manager of… Read More »What Causes ‘Stress Belly’ and What Can You Do About It?
If you started the new year with a resolution to build healthy eating habits, know you’re in good company. But following through may be challenging. At the start of your health and fitness journey, let go of the urge to find and follow the perfect… Read More »How Build Healthy Eating Habits and Make Them Stick
In the U.S., 30% to 40% of the food supply gets thrown away, according to the Food and Drug Administration. At home, you can reduce food waste by simply organizing your fridge. A clean, organized refrigerator is an often-overlooked healthy eating habit. When your fridge is… Read More »Learn How to Organize Your Fridge Like a Pro
Pizza is the ultimate comfort food pretty much any time of year. If you crave a slice when you’re feeling stressed, you’re not alone — a 2016 poll found pizza is the top comfort food in the US. Not surprisingly, during the pandemic, pizza delivery chains have… Read More »How to Make Delicious and Healthy Homemade Pizza
Nothing kills the holiday spirit like guilt and shame. This season, when things are anything but normal, focus on the positive and forming new habits. Let go of those negative feelings and regain control of your eating habits, with tips for not binging on food… Read More »9 Tips for Not Binging on Food During the Holidays
Cool fall days can inspire you to get back into the kitchen making yummy meals filled with comforting flavors. Whether you’re heading to the supermarket, a farmers’ market, or ordering your groceries online, a bounty of fall fruits and veggies make this season absolutely delicious — and nutritious.… Read More »17 Foods That Should Be on Your Fall Grocery List
The holidays are upon us, which means not only stay-cations and zooming with family and friends, but also treats, sweets, and much more imbibing. Staying healthy over the holidays can be tricky for a variety of reasons — your routine is already gets thrown out of… Read More »How to Stick to Your Nutrition Goals During the Holidays
Fresh garlic can add a bit of spicy, pungent flavor to just about any savory dish. Whether you’re making stir fry, roasted green beans, or zoodles, it’s always helpful to have some garlic on hand in your kitchen. If you bought a bit more garlic than you need,… Read More »How to Store Garlic and Keep It Fresh
Most healthy living advice boils down to a few basic tenets: Exercise, stay hydrated, and eat nutrient-dense foods. Physical activity recommendations are readily available, and eight glasses of water a day is the universally accepted standard. But amid competing philosophies on nutrition and endless menu options,… Read More »Are You Eating Enough Nutrient-Dense Foods?
By now, you’ve probably read enough grocery shopping tips and tricks for buying healthy food to know to never shop hungry, make a list, and read nutrition labels. But in the produce section where food doesn’t have a label, what should you do? Is organic produce or non-organic produce… Read More »Your Guide to Organic vs. Non-Organic Produce
The holidays are traditionally a time of indulgence — endless get-togethers with friends and family, packed schedules, and plenty of holiday cookies and cocktails to savor. This year’s holiday season may look a little different, but even with a scaled-down holiday season schedule, it’s still… Read More »10 Tips to Stay Healthy and Active During the Holidays
Let’s get this out of the way: Farting and burping are just part of being human. In fact, it’s totally normal to pass gas anywhere from 13 to 21 times a day! “Passing gas relieves bloating — that’s a good thing,” says Libby Mills, M.S., R.D., L.D.N., FAND,… Read More »8 Ways to Prevent Gas (or Stop It Once It Starts)
Whether it’s a warm piece of sourdough bread, grandma’s flavorful beef stew, or a fresh-out-of-the-oven pastry, some foods just give you a warm and fuzzy feeling. These so-called comfort foods fill our stomachs and our souls — even if they’re not always the healthiest choices. There’s no… Read More »Can Comfort Food Really Boost Your Mood?
You’ve been hearing the advice to “eat more fruits and vegetables” for as long as you can remember — and for good reason. Produce is a key part of a balanced diet — in fact, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, fruits and vegetables should… Read More »7 Benefits of Fruits and Vegetables
If you spend your days alternating between Zoom meetings and trips to the fridge, it pays to keep your kitchen stocked with healthy snack options. “With so many of us still working at home, having healthy snack options is important to help break up our… Read More »12 Craveable Healthy Snacks for Zoom Breaks
We kicked off fall by taking a deep dive into fun facts about pumpkins, and now we’re digging right into turnip nutrition. Turnips are good for you, and they make a tasty substitute for potatoes. If you haven’t tried turnip fries yet, they’re seriously amazing! Even… Read More »The Ultimate Guide to Turnip Nutrition
Pumpkin may be the star of the fall and winter seasons, but there’s another type of squash that deserves equal — if not more — attention: butternut squash. It might look a little intimidating, but adding butternut squash to a healthy meal plan is a delicious… Read More »The Health Benefits of Butternut Squash
Welcome to Nutrition+ Membership, the ultimate accountability tool designed to help you make good food choices and maintain your results. With your membership, you get access to The Monthly Fix and The Mindset Membership, continuations of Ilana and Autumn’s signature nutrition programs, Ultimate Portion Fix and 2B Mindset. Everything they… Read More »What’s New on Nutrition+ Membership
Maybe you’re planning a quick weekend road trip, or maybe you’re venturing back into the world of air travel and faraway destinations. Whatever your vacation plans look like this year, you’re going to need a stash of travel snacks. We’ve rounded up a list of… Read More »20 Travel Snacks to Help You Stay Healthy on the Road
Want to catch up with the squad for a dinner party? Virtual cooking with friends is a fun way to connect, share new recipes, and chit-chat while you chop. “Virtual cooking allows you to socialize and see your friends and family without compromising socially distancing,”… Read More »Recipes to (Virtual) Cook With Friends
“I’m not in Mongolia. I’m on the outskirts of Malibu in my private yurt. And that’s me in a nutshell,” says Darin Olien, superfood hunter and co-creator of Beachbody’s superfood nutrition shake, Shakeology. When not camped out at his Malibu outpost, Olien might be found… Read More »Darin Olien: The World’s First Superfood Hunter
When you’re trying to stock your kitchen with healthy foods, grocery shopping may feel like an overwhelming task. The shelves are overflowing with options, so how can you make sure you’re choosing foods that support your nutrition goals and won’t break the bank? We asked… Read More »11 Grocery Shopping Tips to Make Healthy Eating Easier
If you’ve been grocery shopping lately, you’ve probably noticed that the celery section is either sold out or costs much more than it usually does. And it’s hard to ignore all the hype around “celery juice” (yes, it’s a thing — but why??) Don’t get… Read More »Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Celery
Smart kitchen tools can feel like a godsend. They make cooking faster, easier, and less stressful, and they can also make your favorite meals healthier. Air fryers and Instant Pots are two kitchen gadgets in particular that can transform meals and make meal prepping as easy… Read More »Air Fryer vs. Instant Pot: Which Is the Better Choice for You?
Sneakers? Check. Headphones? Check. Inspiring playlist? Check. There are a few things you wouldn’t want to start a workout without — and the right fuel should be one of them. A pre-workout meal or snack can help you power through whatever reps, sets, and routines… Read More »What to Eat Before a Workout: 5 Simple Tips
Knowing when and what to eat before your workouts is a skill worth learning. With the right approach, a pre-workout snack or meal can give you the energy and nutrients you need to crush your goals. But if you get your timing or food choices… Read More »Should I Eat Before Working Out?
Congratulations! You’re the proud new owner of an Instant Pot. But now you have to figure out how to use your Instant Pot — and how long it really takes to cook dinner. Compared with your slow cooker, stove, or oven, the Instant Pot seems like it… Read More »Instant Pot Cook Times: A Handy Cheat Sheet
You know you need to fuel up properly before you work out, but post-exercise nutrition is also important. What you eat after a workout can help replenish your body and improve recovery after a workout session — and depending on the intensity of your workout,… Read More »What’s the Best Food to Eat After a Workout?
With so many balls in the air, you don’t have time to research every ingredient that goes into your body – even though you’d like to. And nutrition labels can make it tough to know what you’re really getting. That’s where Shakeology is different. We’re… Read More »What High-Quality Ingredients Mean to Shakeology
Even if you’ve resolved to clean up your diet, you may struggle with cutting out your favorite pasta and noodle dishes. But here’s some good news: You don’t have to. Simply swapping white refined-grain pasta for ones made of veggies, chickpeas, or whole wheat means you can… Read More »6 Healthy Noodles to Use in Your Favorite Pasta Recipes
Quinoa is one of those powerhouse grains we just can’t get enough of. It’s got a nutty flavor with a fluffy yet hearty texture. Quinoa boasts several health benefits and offers plenty of fiber and protein in every tasty serving. Plus, it’s simple to cook and… Read More »How to Cook Quinoa in a Rice Cooker
Sweet potatoes are a delicious, nutritious, and versatile veggie. But baking a sweet potato in the oven takes a while — anywhere from 30 to 60 minutes — so you probably don’t think of them as a quick and easy meal option. If you learn how to… Read More »How to Cook a Sweet Potato in the Microwave
Every few years, a new kitchen appliance hits the market and becomes the “must-have” gadget. There was the Instant Pot. Then the spiralizer for making zucchini noodles. And now? There’s the air fryer. But what is an air fryer? It’s a gadget that will be right at… Read More »What Is an Air Fryer (and Do You Really Need One)?
We all know it’s important to make time to exercise and move your body regularly. But no matter how many steps you log in a day, or how many workouts you crush in a week, you can’t overlook nutrition. Healthy eating is a critical part… Read More »5 Compelling Reasons to Clean Up Your Diet
Get your first 30 days of Nutrition+ RISK-FREE when you purchase a Nutrition+ Membership OR if you purchase select Challenge or Completion Packs. Check out FAQ 4400 for more information. Whether you want to live a healthier life or get better results from your fitness… Read More »Introducing the Nutrition+ Membership
If you’re one of the million-plus people who have experienced the cleansing awesomeness of 3 Day Refresh, you know it’s a perfect way to clean up your nutritional act from time to time. The specially formulated shakes, fiber drink, and whole foods eating plan are… Read More »3 Day Refresh Reformulation
Since the launch of 21 Day Fix revolutionized healthy eating and fitness over six years ago, Autumn Calabrese has helped hundreds of thousands of people lose weight and keep it off with her simple yet crazy-effective approach to portion control. And now Autumn has written… Read More »Pre-Order Autumn’s New Book Now!
The Monthly Fix is the monthly companion to Beachbody’s premium nutrition program, Ultimate Portion Fix, created by Super Trainer Autumn Calabrese. Learn more about The Monthly Fix. In the June Topic Video for The Monthly Fix, Autumn does a deep dive into how to read a food nutrition… Read More »The Monthly Fix: How to Read a Food Label
The Mindset Membership is the monthly companion to Beachbody’s premium nutrition program, 2B Mindset, created by Ilana Muhlstein, M.S., RDN. Learn more about The Mindset Membership. Sign up for The Mindset Membership now — your first 30 days are free! When you’re trying to eat healthy, exercise, and make… Read More »What to Do If Your Loved Ones Don’t Support Your Weight-Loss Goals
Even when your diet is on point — you’re fueling your body with nutritious foods, cooking healthy meals, meal prepping — you can still get junk-food cravings that knock you off track. The good news is that you’re about to have a powerful new tool… Read More »Coming July 13: Beachbody Bevvy!
We tend to think of the connection between food and mood as a one-way street. We eat something that tastes good, and it makes us feel good. In fact, there’s emerging research that suggests what we eat could impact our mood. Of course, that doesn’t… Read More »Can What You Eat Improve Your Mood?
The Mindset Membership is the monthly companion to Beachbody’s premium nutrition program, 2B Mindset, and part of Nutrition+, our comprehensive solution to help you stay on track and reach your goals. Learn more about Nutrition+ and The Mindset Membership. As a registered dietitian nutritionist, part of… Read More »The Mindset Membership: Tips to Lose Weight AND Save Money
The Monthly Fix is the monthly companion to Beachbody’s premium nutrition program, Ultimate Portion Fix, created by Super Trainer Autumn Calabrese. Learn more about The Monthly Fix. Cravings. We all get them — that sudden urge to dive headfirst into a bag of salty chips… Read More »The Monthly Fix: How to Kick Your Cravings to the Curb