Molly Kimball, WGNO

Molly Kimball

WGNO

New Orleans, LA, United States

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Past:
  • WGNO
  • Thrive Global
  • NOLA.com

Past articles by Molly:

FUEL Wellness + Nutrition | Zero Proofing It Through the Alcohol Free For 40 Challenge

The 7th annual #AlcoholFreeFor40 challenge starts today, with the goal of going 40 days alcohol free, tracking certain labs and physical metrics pre- and post-challenge making it your own self expe… → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition | Greek Yogurt: What Matters, What Doesn’t

Greek-style yogurt is high in protein and rich in probiotics. It’s also a good source of calcium, and potassium. Reach for the wrong Greek yogurt, though, and you’ve got one heckuva a sugar bomb, or at least an artificially-sweetened, additive-filled carton. Here’s the rundown on what to look for on labels: the four main things that matter, and three things that don’t. → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition has a new sponsor! If you haven’t been into a Smoothie King in a while, we encourage you to treat yourself and see all that they offer – there’s truly something to fit every need. Here’s the 411 on how and why Smoothie King aligns with our nutritional values. → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition | Why we *should* remove the word should from our vocabulary

Here’s an idea for a resolution reboot: Lose the ‘shoulds’ from our self-talk to immediately lighten our load and remove the cloud of burden hanging over us, leaving us feeling lighter and happier. → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition

If king cake is an occasional Carnival indulgence, for the most part we say just have whatever variety of king cake you love – and savor every bit of it. But if it’s a regular thing for you, it pays to find a good-for-you option that you also really enjoy. → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition | Vintage wellness ads: Hilarious, plus what we can learn from them

Vintage ads elicit a sense of nostalgia and often humor, especially when it comes to yesteryear’s outdated messaging of wellness and nutrition. Some are harmlessly laughable while others steered us into destructive behaviors, all under the guise that these products were actually good for us. → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition | Build a Better (For You) Charcuterie Board

Charcuterie boards are always wildly popular, and especially so throughout the holiday season. They’re fun, festive, beautiful and – with just a little bit of planning – can also be incredibly nutritious, as well. We’ve got a DIY step-by-step guide below to build your own board, or you can opt to order a custom-made charcuterie board designed just for you. → Read More

Get FUELED in the Kitchen | The Gift of Wellness: Molly’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

No matter the season, we can all benefit from giving (and receiving) the gift of health. From food to fitness to relaxing and recharging, wellness-focused gifts can be tailored to suit anyone on your list. Here’s a rundown of a dozen-ish simple-yet-functional gift ideas that show we really care. → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition | The 411 on Bone Broth: Why it’s good for you & how to get more of it in your diet

Bone broth isn’t just any broth – it’s slow-simmered for as long as 24 hours, which means that more nutrients – including collagen-rich protein – are pulled into the savory broth. In today’s FUELED Wellness, Molly shares the health benefits of bone broth, what to look for on labels, and how to get more in our diets. → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition | Better-for-you pies with pre-made holiday pie crust

Love making homemade pies but short on time? A pre-made pie crust can be a tremendous time-saver- and now there’s actually a few options on shelves that are whole grain or gluten free. Let’s be real, though, they’re still pie crust – not exactly what we’d call ‘nourishing’ food. They’re at least better than the average crust, though, so in today’s FUELED Wellness + Nutrition, Molly shares four… → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition | Good-for-You Cookies (that also happen to be gluten free)

Store bought cookies, particularly gluten-free cookies, have come a long way when it comes to taste and nutrition. Here’s a roundup of 6 brands to try; each are gluten-free and grain-free, with low or no added sugar. → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition | The 411 on Vitamin D: Surprising benefits + how much we really need

An estimated 40% of Americans are vitamin D deficient – not good, since vitamin D is essential for bone health, healthy blood pressure and managing inflammation – and a deficiency in D is linked to mood disorders, diabetes and cancer. And since the sun is one of our key sources of D, the shorter, darker winter days make it even more of a challenge to get our daily dose of D. → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition

It’s no secret that coffee shop Pumpkin Spice Lattes are loaded with sugar – but the fact that it can be TWO DAYS’ worth of ADDED sugar can be stunning. Indulge in the flavor of the season without the sugar roller coaster with these ready-made products that make a DIY PSL a breeze. → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition

Halloween is every kid’s annual sugar fest — but it is possible to keep Trick-or-Treaters happy without piling on even more sugar – and without being the neighborhood Scrooge. So whether you celebrate Halloween with block parties, school events or door-to-door Trick-or-Treating, try these top picks for treats that you can actually feel good about. → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition

We’ve heard it a million times: ‘You are what you eat.’ As researchers deliver more science about nutrition and how it affects the microbes in our intestinal tract — our gut microbiome — we’re learning that what we eat is key in managing, treating and even preventing health issues from inflammatory bowel disease to carb cravings to mental illness. → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition | Hank + Molly in the Kitchen with Double Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

A dark chocolate cookie, filled with dark chocolate chips…. with a flavor and texture that’s pretty amazing. Low carb and naturally gluten-free, these cookies will satisfy a decadently indulgent chocolate craving, asap. Make it at home (recipe below), pick it up from FUEL Café + Market at Ochsner Fitness Center, or order ahead to stock up on a batch or two to keep on hand! → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition | 6 natural supplements to help you cope with life’s stressors

As we deal with the continued experience of living in a pandemic, combined with the aftermath of natural disasters, like Hurricane Ida, it’s more important than ever to prioritize wellness, nurturi… → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition

Y’all, the time has finally arrived – football season is back! As we head back into the Superdome to cheer on the Saints, you’ll find even more delicious and nutritious options than ever before. The Ochsner Eat Fit has teamed up with the Caesars Superdome’s Executive Chef Lenny Martinsen to offer a full range of Eat Fit-approved dishes throughout concession stands in the 100, 200 and 500 levels! → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition | How to Restore Your Sense of Peace When You Feel Powerless

The past 18 months of Covid have taken a toll on our psyche, our reserves. And now, upheaval from a storm reminds us, once again, that we are no match against the forces of nature. Our strength and… → Read More

FUELED Wellness + Nutrition | Nuts and Seeds: The Best of the Best (beyond almonds)

Almonds are on nearly every ‘superfood’ list, and for good reason. But the almond’s all-star status can cause us to second-guess our decision to reach for other nuts like cashews, pistachios, or (gasp) the lowly peanut. → Read More