Do You Burn More Calories When You’re Sick?

There’s an old saying: “Feed a cold, starve a fever.” The idea is that eating can help warm you up during a cold, and fasting can cool your body from a fever. Unfortunately, it’s wrong—you should eat during colds … Read more

How to Tell If Tempeh Is Bad: A Practical Guide

Tempeh is one of the best sources of plant-based protein you can find. It’s a top meat substitute for vegans and vegetarians worldwide. But despite its rise in popularity, its fermented nature also leads to many questions—like how to … Read more

What Happens If You Eat the Edamame Pod?

I love edamame, and I get it all the time at Japanese restaurants. But my friends and family often have questions for me: “How do you eat them?” “Is the pod edible?” “If you’re not supposed to eat the … Read more

Urthbox Review & Unboxing: The Best Vegan Snack Box?

Subscription boxes have exploded in popularity in the last decade. Between 2011 and 2016, the industry nearly doubled each year! In more recent years, things have slowed a bit, but now we’re seeing more niche options arrive—like vegan snack … Read more