EatingWell In Real Life

EatingWell in Real Life

EatingWell In Real Life

EatingWell experts show you how to eat healthy and have fun. Because life isn't just about kale salads—there's chocolate and wine too.

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Everything You Need to Make the Best Healthy Soup

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EatingWell experts show you how to eat healthy and have fun. Because life isn't just about kale salads—there's chocolate and wine too.

This Is How Much Protein You Need to Eat Every Day

Protein is the stuff of life. From your hair to your fingernails to your muscles, protein is the glue that holds each cell in your body together, and what makes up many major hormones and antibodies. That's why getting enough protein in your daily diet is important. New evidence suggests exactly how much you need depends on a host of factors: your diet, age, health, activity level and—for women—whether you're eating for two. Here's everything you need to know to make sure you're eating the right amount of protein.

Why You Should Always Shop at Trader Joe's on Tuesday or Wednesday

No matter how much time you carve out for grocery shopping, it seems any trip to Trader Joe's will be cramped and crowded, with long lines and the disappointment of your favorite items being out of stock. But apparently there is a little-known secret from employees to make your next haul easy, breezy and worthwhile: shop on Tuesday or Wednesday.

The Best Meal-Prep Containers for Work Lunches

Making lunch and getting out the door at a semi-reasonable time is hard enough without struggling to find matching Tupperware to pack it in. So, instead of wasting one more second searching for a lid that fits, stock up on these totable (and cute) meal-prep containers to make portion control and transporting your lunch to work a breeze.

How Does the Snickers Protein Bar Stack Up?

With all the health hype around protein—it helps keep you full, builds muscle and helps you maintain your weight—it's no wonder people want to eat more of it. Now, you can even get a protein boost in your candy bar. Mars is making protein-packed Snickers, Mars, Bounty and Milky Way bars. There are plenty of protein bars that have as much sugar as a candy bar, so maybe a candy bar company adding protein to their product isn't that much of a stretch. But are these protein bars a tasty way to get your fill, or is candy really just candy? Here's the scoop.

7 Wine-Themed Products You Need in Your Life ASAP

Aldi UK has been releasing some seriously awesome wine products this fall—a 25-day wine advent calendar and a bottle of prosecco the size of 4 normal-size bottles—and we are experiencing some major FOMO here in the U.S. While we cross all our fingers and toes in hopes of getting them here (like that time Aldi finally brought its award-winning $8 bottle of wine to our market), tide yourself over with these wine-lover must-haves.

Where to Get Free Coffee on National Coffee Day

While most national food holidays are pretty much meaningless, we can always get behind one that gets us caffeinated—for free. To celebrate National Coffee Day on Friday, September 29, chains around the country are handing out java on the house. Here's where you need to head to get buzzed and fuel your TGIF happy dance.