Food & Nutrition

10 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Processed Foods

Healthy Eating These benefits might make you rethink your grocery choices. There are different levels of processing ASA studio/Shutterstock Simply picking a blueberry is technically “food processing,” says Malina Linkas Malkani, MS, RDN, CDN, media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. “Food processing has been happening for thousands of years, and virtually everything […]

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13 Gluten-Free Foods Nutritionists Swear By

Curate Bars Nicole Fornabaio/Rd.com, via curatesnacks.com, iStock Gluten-free (and soy-free) Curate Bars are a brilliant combination of wholesome, nutrient-dense, surprisingly sophisticated ingredients such as Mission figs, balsamic vinegar, quinoa, chia seeds, lavender, pistachios, dark chocolate, almonds, and hazelnuts. They’re filled with protein (up to 6 grams per bar) and are a good source of plant-based […]

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This State Has the Fewest McDonald’s Locations in the Country

Hint: It’s not on either coast. Sergey Edentod/Shutterstock There are more than 37,000 McDonald’s locations in total across the globe. The majority of the restaurants, however, are in the United States. California is home to more than 1,200 restaurants alone. Unlike that coastal state, there’s one landlocked place that has the fewest McDonald’s locations in […]