Is Eggplant Healthy?

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7 'Healthy' Foods From Trader Joe's You Should Definitely Avoid

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Let me start by saying I. Love. Trader. Joe's. I love the atmosphere, flowers, kombucha, branding, Teeny-Tiny Avocados and so much more. I spent approximately half of my work week writing about Trader Joe's, wandering my local store or stalking Trader Joe's accounts on Instagram.

That said, no grocery store is perfect, and if you're a Trader Joe's shopper trying to eat a little cleaner, there are some so-called "healthy" products you should steer clear of. Here, you'll find seven unhealthy items disguised as nutritious options:


Everything You Need to Know About Those Viral "Long Neck" Avocados

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We'd like to consider ourselves avocado aficionados here at EatingWell, keeping up with the latest varieties, learning cool avocado hacks and, of course, experimenting with all sorts of avocado recipes. However, we recently discovered an avocado unlike anything we've ever seen before—it's a three-foot-long, three-pound beast—and we're already thinking about the avocado toast possibilities.


Jaime Milan, Associate Digital Editor

Submitted by BethStewart on Fri, 08/16/2019 - 13:56
Jaime is an avid home cook and proud mama to an American Eskimo Dog named Grits. She loves long walks through Trader Joe’s, tackling home projects with her husband, reading and traveling whenever she can. She will also find any excuse to throw a party (especially if it involves good wine and great company).

Eat to Beat Jet Lag

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If you've traveled across two or more time zones, you know the feeling: you get off the plane feeling tired, moody, a little fuzzy-headed and generally out-of-sorts—compounded by difficulty sleeping that night. Sound familiar? Say hello to jet lag!

Jet lag is a bummer, mostly because you're likely traveling across time zones either for work or for a vacation—and neither is bettered by jet lag. However, there are several things you can do to head off jet lag before it ruins your next trip.