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a bento box lunch filled with easy to prepare recipes
By Maddie Augustin
Try these creative make-ahead recipes to level up your plant-based-lunch game.
coffee beans, chocolate, and other caffeine products
By Laine Bergeson Becco
The amount of caffeine in some of our favorite foods and drinks varies greatly.
Three glass bottles of water infused with fruit and herbs.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Try one of these three creative ways to boost your body’s hydration levels.
cinnamon sticks and cinnamon powder
By Kaelyn Riley
This essential fall spice has plenty of uses beyond baking.
Dr. Drew Ramsey

Of all the calories we eat each day, 20 percent are used by our brains — so it’s no wonder there’s such a strong connection between our nutritional habits and mental-health status. Drew Ramsey, MD, psychiatrist, author, and mental-health advocate, joins us to explain this relationship and teach us about the food choices that best support our brains and mental well-being.

overhead shot of people holding various cups and types of coffee
By Laine Bergeson Becco
To figure out how much caffeine — if any — is OK for you, try eliminating it for a couple of weeks and then reintroducing it.
Paul Kriegler

Our bodies are 70 percent water, so maintaining a healthy body starts with sustaining healthy hydration habits. In this mini episode, Paul Kriegler, RD, explains why proper hydration is so essential for our health and how we can make sure we’re optimizing our water intake.

A bento lunch box packed with chicken, cheese, crackers, grapes, blueberries, tomatoes and carrots.
By Andrea Raab
Plus, easy and nourishing recipes to get you started.
An illustration of a bowl of veggies and guacamole.
By Samantha McKinney, RD, CPT
Next time hunger hits and you’re short on time, try grabbing one of these healthy options.
a person sets a jar of canned tomato sauce in a pot of boiling water
By Robin Asbell
Our step-by-step instructions to hot-water-bath canning will help you preserve your fruits and veggies.
A spread of food with pencil and paper in the mix
By Experience Life Staff
Experience Life readers share tips and tricks for making meal-prep and planning easier.
Coach Anika's headshot on a background image of various healthy foods and exercise equipment.

When it comes to building optimal health — including goals like losing weight — fitness and nutrition are often the two main factors that are associated with results. But there are many other lifestyle behaviors that influence your ability to reach and sustain your goals. Anika Christ, RD, CPT, joins us to take a comprehensive look, offering strategies for better health as a whole — and weight loss as a byproduct.

a spread of picnic foods
By Maddie Augustin
Take advantage of those last few summer evenings with this perfectly packable picnic.
various containers of coffee beans
By Laine Bergeson Becco
Your questions about this common stimulant, answered.
bowls filled with chips, popcorn, pretzels and other processed junk foods
By Michael Dregni
The Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist talks about how Big Food uses sugar, salt, and fat to hook Americans.
An illustration of three types of produce regrowing in water.
By Hayley Arnet
Get inspired to reduce, reuse, and regrow your produce at home.
coconut flakes and a variety of non-dairy products in clear containers with wooden spoons
By Kaelyn Riley
Here's how to incorporate nondairy products into your home cooking.
a cup of hot green tea
By Craig Cox
Drinking green tea at least three times a week is associated with a lower risk of heart disease and stroke, according to recent research.
A bowl filled with dates.
By Callie Chase
Sugar cravings can be hard to resist. Satisfy the hankering with this sweet fruit that can also serve a healthier alternative in dessert recipes.
A person holds a lid above a pot of boiling eggs.
By Maddie Augustin
Try our simple four-step method for fuss-free, easy-to-peel eggs every time.
Two containers of Life Greens on the counter in a kitchen.
By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Learn why a greens powder may be a worth it way to boost your veggie intake — and what to look for when selecting one.
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