Did you know that Americans eat about $2 billion worth of mayonnaise per year? Vegan competitors like Just Mayo are slowly eating into that market share… But is vegan mayo actually a healthier option than regular mayo? Vegan mayo may be a bit healthier than regular mayo, as it is cholesterol-free, and it often has … Read more Is Vegan Mayo Healthy? (3 Brands Compared)
Whenever I’m in airports or gas stations, the one packaged food I can’t resist buying is ready-to-eat popcorn like Skinny Pop. After eating probably 20 to 40 bags of this stuff myself, today I finally decided to do a deep dive into the nutrition. So, is Skinny Pop Healthy? Skinny Pop is moderately healthy. It … Read more Is Skinny Pop Healthy? All of Your Questions Answered
Popcorn is literally my favorite food. So when I find myself in airports or gas stations, I often buy ready-to-eat popcorn like Boom Chicka Pop. After eating probably 25+ bags of this stuff myself, I finally decided to do a deep dive into the nutrition… The results? Not so pretty. Boom Chicka Pop is not … Read more Is Boom Chicka Pop Healthy? 9 Things You Should Know
Did you know that Incogmeato contains an ingredient that’s also used as a laxative? It’s true, and that sounds pretty gross… But is it anything to actually be worried about? Is Incogmeato healthy? Incogmeato is cholesterol-free, high in fiber, colored with natural ingredients, and lower in fat compared to real meat. However, it also has … Read more Is Incogmeato Healthy? Here’s Why It’s Complicated
Vegan cream cheese is growing rapidly in popularity. As more brands arrive in grocery stores, Einstein Bros Bagels has also added a “Vegan Cream-Cheese Schmear” at many of their locations. But is vegan cream cheese actually a healthy option? Vegan cream cheese is typically a bit healthier than regular cream cheese, as it has fewer … Read more Is Vegan Cream Cheese Healthy? It’s Complicated.
Italian ice (or water ice) seems a lot “lighter” than ice cream. It’s dairy-free, it’s vegan, and it has an awesome texture. But is Italian ice actually good for you? Or is it just another sugary dessert? Italian ice is typically fat-free and low in calories compared to ice cream. However, it is still a … Read more Is Italian Ice Healthy? Everything You Need to Know
Hash browns are made of potatoes, and potatoes are vegetables… That means hash browns are healthy, right? Or are they unhealthy because they’re oily and salty? Well, you might be surprised. Hash browns can be quite healthy when prepared without oil or butter, and with added vegetables. They can actually be ideal for weight loss. … Read more Are Hash Browns Healthy? It All Depends on This.
Most people have heard a vegan diet is healthy. And so, they assume “vegan cheese” must be healthy, too. But what is vegan cheese actually made of? Today, we’re looking at one of the leading brands and asking: Is Follow Your Heart cheese good for you? Follow Your Heart cheese is not very healthy. Its … Read more Is Follow Your Heart Vegan Cheese Healthy?
I won’t lie—Hippeas are delicious. My mom brought some on a family trip last year, and I pretty much ate the whole bag before anyone else could have any… That said, I felt kind of disgusted with myself afterward! Hippeas are healthier than most “puff” snacks, with around half the sodium, 3x the fiber, and … Read more Are Hippeas Healthy? [More Sugar Than Cheetos]
Did you know that a cup of almond milk only contains ~4 almonds? It’s true. Almond milk is mostly just water. That said, how does it stack up against other “milks” from a bodybuilding perspective? Is almond milk good for bodybuilding? Almond milk is a good choice for bodybuilders while cutting, as the unsweetened version … Read more Almond Milk and Bodybuilding: 5 Things You Should Know