Jackie Newgent, One Green Planet

Jackie Newgent

One Green Planet

New York, United States

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  • One Green Planet
  • LIVESTRONG.COM

Past articles by Jackie:

Candied Pumpkin Spice Pecans [Vegan]

A handful of these pecans makes a delightful snack. → Read More

The Best Pre-Workout Foods and the Science of Why They Work

All forms of exercise require energy. Find out what to eat and drink pre-workout to perform your best. → Read More

Brain Food 101: Best Foods for Concentration and Focus

Is your mind fit? What you eat today can affect your brain now and later. Whether that’s a positive or negative impact is up to what you put on your plate---or in your drinking glass. Find out the best brain foods and beverages for boosting your concentration and focus. → Read More

5 New Ways to Use BBQ Sauce (Plus a DIY Healthy BBQ Sauce Recipe)

There’s so much that you can do with BBQ sauce. We give you five intriguing ways to use it, plus a healthy low-sugar barbecue sauce recipe that's sweetened with strawberries. → Read More

Top Tennis Player Marcus Daniell Goes Meat-Free

Top professional tennis player Marcus Daniell is meat-free! → Read More

Olympian Irish Weightlifter Clarence Kennedy Shares His Vegan Diet

Here’s what Olympian weightlifter Clarence Kennedy eats on a vegan diet. → Read More

13 Sneaky Weight-Loss Hacks You Probably Haven't Heard Before

We scoured the diet and fitness research and spoke with a nutrition expert to bring you the best weight-loss tips out there, some of which might surprise you. → Read More

The 7 Best Breakfast Sandwiches and 8 to Avoid

The healthiest prepared breakfast-sandwich bets have ingredient lists that read like recipes, not pseudoscience experiments! → Read More

12 Easy, Savory Oatmeal Recipes for Any Time of Day

Oatmeal has been a breakfast staple in America for decades. That’s a good thing, especially due to its standout soluble fiber content. More specifically, beta glucans in the oat bran can lower total and “bad” cholesterol and ultimately lower the risk of heart disease. Unfortunately, every spoonful seems to have become sweeter over... → Read More

12 Slimming Soups

Don’t just slurp soup to take the chill off during a cold winter day. Enjoy it regularly to help manage your weight! Studies based on adults who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) suggest that there’s an inverse relationship between body weight and soup consumption -- meaning weight goes down... → Read More

When to Spend and When to Save at the Grocery Store

With more than 42,000 items carried in a typical supermarket (in addition to a dizzying array of marketing claims related to health benefits of foods and beverages), it can seem like a daunting task to figure out when you should splurge for the higher-priced version and when you should save your money. Is organic best? Does name brand matter? Is a... → Read More

10 Make-Ahead Freezer Meals to Save You Time

When you need a meal but don’t have time to cook, what do you grab? It can be a delicious dish filled with good nutrition. Simply pick one day a week that you have 20 minutes or so to spare -- perhaps Sunday evening -- and whip up a meal (or more!) that can be frozen for later. It’s ideal if you need to cook for just one or two;... → Read More

10 New Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

It’s that time of year! There’s sure to be plenty of good food to be shared with family and friends this holiday season. Celebrate by beginning a new tradition: Fill your holiday gatherings with plant-based goodness. It’s a gift of health to those that you love -- and it can be downright delicious! The easiest way to do this is to... → Read More

12 Ways to Make Popcorn More Exciting

Popcorn is made from a type of corn that puffs up as a result of being heated. And since it starts as whole kernels, it counts as a whole grain. Unfortunately, if you drown your popcorn in butter and salt, it can become a not-so-healthful snack. Luckily, you’ll find a celebration of the healthier side of popcorn here. There are a dozen... → Read More

12 Tips to Keep Chicken Tender and Tasty

Chicken is one of the most popular foods on plates in the United States today. In 2014, the average American consumed nearly 85 pounds of chicken! Poultry’s popularity is not surprising, due to its pleasing taste and versatility. Many forms are readily available, from comforting nuggets to healthful rotisserie-style chicken. What’s... → Read More

11 Ways to Enjoy Leftovers (Without the Microwave)

Got leftovers? Don’t trash them, treasure them. You can give your leftover preparations a more desirable name -- maybe something like “vintage cuisine.” That concept works well with desirable old designer clothing, purses and jewelry! Whatever you prefer to call your leftover bites, the goal is to enjoy every last one of them.... → Read More

12 Vegetarian Meals Under 400 Calories

Don’t get stuck in a meal rut! It’s easy to add enticement to your eating lineup with these 12 flavorful vegetarian meals. They each have less than 400 calories, so they’re ideal for weight management. And they can all be prepared vegan when you desire to be 100 percent plant-based. After all, a plant-centered approach to eating... → Read More

12 Tips to Keep Chicken Tender and Tasty

Chicken is one of the most popular foods on plates in the United States today. In 2014, the average American consumed nearly 85 pounds of chicken! Poultry’s popularity is not surprising, due to its pleasing taste and versatility. Many forms are readily available, from comforting nuggets to healthful rotisserie-style chicken. What’s... → Read More

The 10 Best Homemade Veggie Burger Recipes

There’s an array of vegetarian burgers on the market. Unfortunately, some aren’t so scrumptious. Luckily, these 10 veggie burger recipes are! For added appeal, five are vegan -- and most others can easily be made vegan with just a small tweak. A few recipes are bun-free, and there’s plenty of worldly flair. Each is as tasty as the... → Read More

How to Make the Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg Plus 7 Easy Recipes

One of the easiest ways to get a burst of high-quality protein is by enjoying one simple food: an egg. One large egg is like nature’s convenience food all wrapped up in a 70-calorie package. When you boil several eggs in advance and store them in the fridge, they’re one of the quickest nutrient-rich bites in existence. They’re... → Read More