Video: Watermelon salad recipe for the summer

Video: Watermelon salad recipe for the summer

Noom coach Sara loves to share super simple, nutritious recipes with Noomers. Check out the video below to see how she makes a summer salad featuring that wonderfully sweet and hydrating fruit… watermelon! (Full recipe is below the video.)...

What’s the most logged green food item by Noomers?

What’s the most logged green food item by Noomers?

If you know anything about Noom, then you may be familiar with our color system of labeling foods as green, yellow, and red. Remember that green doesn’t mean “good” and red doesn’t mean “bad.” Rather, green foods have the lowest caloric density and contain more water...

Video: Coach tip on how to spruce up your drinking water

Video: Coach tip on how to spruce up your drinking water

You probably already know that drinking lots of water is important for your health—and can help your weight loss goals by helping you feel full.  However, drinking plain old water all the time can get boring for a lot of people. Noom Coach Erika to the rescue!...

6 pieces of anxiety advice I’ve received (ranked from worst to best)

6 pieces of anxiety advice I’ve received (ranked from worst to best)

As someone who’s struggled with anxiety her whole life, I’ve been given every piece of advice out there. (You try being told to “just breathe," it’ll make you want to spiral off into another dimension.) While some of the advice makes me nauseous, there have been a few...

5 lower-calorie BBQ sauces for the summer

5 lower-calorie BBQ sauces for the summer

With summer getting underway, odds are you’ve got some barbecue on the brain. Grilling meats and vegetables—and even fruits, like peaches and pineapples—can be a quick, fun, and healthier way to eat. Unfortunately, some of the most popular sauces and marinades on the...

Help, I’m stressed! What should I do?

Help, I’m stressed! What should I do?

It can feel really overwhelming when stress creeps up on you. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to handle it. Take this quiz now and keep the results in your back pocket for the next time you're stressed. What’s causing you to feel this way?A. An outside factor like...

7 summer-y recipes that’ll get you into ratatouille

7 summer-y recipes that’ll get you into ratatouille

Ratatouille is a famous French dish made of stewed vegetables—typically eggplant, tomatoes, peppers, and gourds—served as a refreshing side or hearty entrée. Ratatouille is a 2007 Disney film about the culinary talents of a shrewd rat. With the sequel coming out next...

4 things I say to myself when I’m having a tough body image day

4 things I say to myself when I’m having a tough body image day

Christina Stiehl, Content Writer Like most people, I’ve struggled with my body image for, well, most of my life. The first time I remember not being happy with my body size was when I was in first grade: I thought my tummy was too big, and I wanted to look like the...

20 ideas for joyful movement this summer

20 ideas for joyful movement this summer

Something we don’t like: the idea that exercise is only worth it if you spend two hours in the gym huffing and puffing.  Something we do like: joyful movement.  Joyful movement is pretty much what the name says: finding ways to move joyfully.  It...

This summer, try these 10 kebab skewer recipes

This summer, try these 10 kebab skewer recipes

Cooking food on kebab skewers lets you create satisfying, healthful combinations of proteins and nutrient-rich veggies. But somehow, these elegantly simple sticks—perfect for summer cookouts—tend to stay out of the limelight. Here are 10 simple recipes that’ll have...

12 tasty and creative zucchini recipes for summer

12 tasty and creative zucchini recipes for summer

One of the best things about summer is all the fresh produce that’s in season. There’s no time like now to hit up the farmer’s market and stock up on fruit, veggies, and herbs. And if you’re one of those folks with a green thumb and a vegetable garden, even...

My 5 favorite health and wellness podcasts

My 5 favorite health and wellness podcasts

By: Christina Stiehl, Noom Content Writer  It should come as no surprise that as a Noom writer, I nerd out about health and wellness even in my spare time. I love exploring topics about the body and mind from insightful, experienced people, and I always find that...

18 ways to add movement to your day—even if you have a desk job

18 ways to add movement to your day—even if you have a desk job

Exercise can play a pivotal role in your health journey. At Noom, we’re big believers in finding sustainable, joyful ways to move your body—and enjoying the benefits. We’re not just talking about burning more calories. Movement can also improve your blood sugar...

10 healthy recipes for the perfect summer picnic

10 healthy recipes for the perfect summer picnic

What is it about the sun and a checkered blanket that makes us want to eat our favorite foods? With picnic season upon us, it’s tempting to snack on a family size bag of chips and a whole plate of brownies. While we definitely promote giving yourself the gift of your...

I cook more often thanks to these 10 time-saving kitchen hacks

I cook more often thanks to these 10 time-saving kitchen hacks

By Ben Abramowitz, Noom Content Writer When it comes to cooking, sometimes 15 minutes can feel so much longer than 15 minutes. In my head, I’ll know that I can prepare myself a nice, nutritious meal in roughly that amount of time, but it’s little things like getting...

What are the best weight loss programs out there?

What are the best weight loss programs out there?

The market is full of trendy weight loss programs, but they each approach weight loss differentlyFeatures to look for: food tracking, 1:1 coaching, and built-in support for making long-term behavioral changesUltimately, the best weight loss program is one that leads...