Pure Plates Blog — Healthy

"Fit Food": Why "Fit" Doesn't Always Mean Healthy When it Comes to “Food"

by Hannah Ash on

So-called “Fit Food” has not only come to a grocery store near you...it’s taken over the shelves all but entirely. Food manufacturers of all sizes -- from large-scale to niche -- and across all categories of food types -- from salad dressings to ice cream -- have rolled up their... Read more

Healthy Meals Delivered

by Hannah Ash on

Meal delivery services like ours are in a unique position: we are poised to spark massive health changes across the country if we can actually deliver results. Unfortunately, meal delivery service companies can fall into the trap of profits first and people second. If you want to save time and get healthier, invest time into finding a meal delivery service that is fully invested in your health -- first and foremost. Read more

Meal Delivery St. Louis: Beware of Meals Made with Canola Oil

by Hannah Ash on

If you want quality from your meal delivery plan (and isn’t that the goal), you need to make sure your service isn’t cutting corners in places that matter….and what’s one key area in which a meal delivery service save money? The quality of the ingredients used. Read more

Are Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem & Jenny Craig Really Healthy?

by Hannah Ash on

For far too long, popular diets have been about one thing, and one thing only: losing weight.  Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem, and Jenny Craig are three of the biggest ‘diet’ companies leading today’s market. While these weight loss companies may help folks lose weight , at least in the short-term, do they actually lead to better health, disease prevention, improved nutrition, and long-term lifestyle changes? Read more

Getting Over Your Fear Of Eating Fat

by Sean Sortor on

“Fat” is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of health conscious people everywhere.  Anyone that lived through the 1980’s will remember the beginning of the war on fat and the “fat-free” craze.  Scientists were just starting to examine the link between the American diet and health and studies... Read more