Whether your New Year’s resolution died away sometime in February, or you’re starting to think about that summer body, it’s never too late to jump on the health wagon. And with March being #NationalNutritionMonth, this might be the best time to get ramped up again.
We know with all the free digital content out there, health tips and tools are easy to find. But sometimes it can get overwhelming to find the right blog for your lifestyle. While many businesses use blogs for marketing and reaching out to their communities, check out this curated list of the most innovative, influential food bloggers out there. Maybe they’ll inspire you to eat healthy or even start a blog yourself!
Chris covers a wide range of topics, from nutrition to physical fitness. He’s been featured on Time Magazine, NPR and even the Dr. Oz Show as a trusted resource for all things health. His coverage is frequent, and his posts are interesting. He even has a store for supplements, as well as his books including New York Times best seller, Your Personal Paleo Code.
If you’re a workout junkie, chances are you’ve used the MyFitnessPal app to track and measure your food intake. Owned by Under Armor, the blog and website is a great resource for extra tips and help with everything from cooking to weight loss to fitness. The site also offers helpful videos for working out and DIY recipes with lots of consistent, high quality content.
If you’re looking for a vegetarian blog, stop right here. Naturally Ella has been a trusted source for natural cooking and recipes for years with tons of information on almost any vegetable or ingredient you can think of. The content is dynamic, offering a wide range of topics, including meal planning, properly stocking your pantry and innovative dinner ideas. A true one-stop-shop.
This is a great site for those seeking simple, delicious and healthy recipes. While much of the content is focused on “special-diet friendly, specifically plant-based and gluten-free” food, the blog focuses on meals involving 10 ingredients or less. Talk about simple. Among the recipes, cookbooks and other resources, the founder is also the co-creator of The Food Photography School and the Essentials of Building a Great Food Blog Course. Pretty amazing!
Registered Dietitians and self-proclaimed BFFs Wendy and Jess bring the fire with their tips on clean eating at Food Heaven Made Easy. The coolest part about this blog is that they move beyond words to bring their fans and followers awesome and interesting videos and podcasts. Alongside their recipes and resources, the duo covers health topics like creating healthy habits and sustainable eating.
Knowledge is power, and understanding the what exactly goes into the food we eat can be more effective than just trying to eat right. An NPR blog, The Salt provides a wide range of content from hard-hitting news stories on health to features for the foodie in us all. Many of the stories are audio tracks, so you can stay informed while you’re on the go, and the site is updated regularly with interesting content.
If you’re looking for a nutrition makeover and bootcamp rolled into one, 100 Days of Real Food is for you. Lisa Leake is the creator of this blog with a focus on “cutting out processed food” altogether for 100 days. The blog is an extension of her New York Times Bestseller of the same name and offers a set of rules to follow, as well as a 10-day pledge for new users to start with.