From mental health, to family and work life, living a healthy life is multifaceted. And the key is often balancing it all. Finding that balance can be tricky… and the overwhelming amount of advice on the web doesn’t necessarily make it any easier.
In compiling our list of the best healthy living blogs, we looked for the bloggers who are leading by example. Healthy living isn’t always easy. But knowing that you have role models and supportive communities to lift you up when you’re ready to throw in the towel can make all the difference.
Healthy. Happy. Life.
The driving force behind Kathy Patalsky’s bright and inviting blog is to inspire you to try plant-based foods and to show some love to your body and soul. The veganauthor and blogger shares delectable recipes that would inspire anyone to give the vegan lifestyle a chance. Visit the blog.
Traditional wisdom and modern research are the pillars of Heather’s blog. She shares her passion for nourishing her family in every way she can. That includes using evidence-based research to guide her choices with food, natural remedies, homemade beauty, and cleaning products. Recent posts include which natural cleaning products to buy and how to DIY them yourself, a recipe for no-bake peanut butter bites, and natural remedies for allergy relief. Visit the blog.
You may have used this popular app to track your food intake and exercise. Trust us, the blog is just as useful. From recipes and workout suggestions, to inspiring member stories, the content is varied, relevant, and worth checking out. Visit the blog.
The New York Times best-selling author made her name with IQuitSugar.com, Australia’s biggest digital wellness site, where she helped 1.5 million people break their sugar habit. On her blog, Sarah writes compelling posts about everything from anxiety and food waste, to autoimmune disorder, toxin-free living, and “cool loneliness.” Visit the blog.
Peanut Butter Fingers
What started as a way to share recipes and exercise tips with Julie Fagan’s friends and family, evolved into a blogthat’s loved and read by thousands. Julie’s (mostly) healthy approach to living a balanced life allows room for her favorite indulgences like a peanut butter finger now and then. That makes her posts all the more relatable. Visit the blog.
Fit Bottomed Girls
Running on the firm belief that fit bottoms come in all shapes and sizes, it’s no surprise that Fit Bottomed Girls (a pioneer in the body positive movement) has become an online phenomenon. Millions of people flock here for no-diet tips on living healthfully, finding the best workout gear, and to get inspiration from the success stories of fellow community members. Visit the blog.
Happy Fit Mama
If anyone can be described as a healthy living expert, it’s Angela. This happy, fit mama is a clinical exercise physiologist and RRCA running coach. Or as she calls it, a “fitness junkie.” She shares her expertise on her blog. When she’s not running, practicing yoga, and working out (and posting about it), you’ll find her in the kitchen. There, she likes to whip up healthy recipes for her family. Visit the blog.
A registered dietitian, yoga teacher, and self-proclaimed avocado lover, Alex Caspero leads by example on her blog. She’s a firm believer in the notion that developing nutritious eating habits is best maintained by introducing healthy, delicious foods creatively. That’s exactly what she’s doing. Come for the drool-worthy photos, stay for the incredible vegetarian recipes. Visit the blog.
Toby Amidor Nutrition
With over 18 years of experience, Toby Amidor is a nutrition expert. She’s often featured on television for her knowledgeable, approachable manner. Her blog content is no different, covering topics like food safety, heart health, farm-to-table, kids, recipes, weight loss, and more. For practical, straightforward information on all areas of wellness, Toby’s blog and website are a valuable resource. Visit the blog.
Since 2005, Yoni Freedhoff has been calling out what he dubs the “corporate advertising, ridiculous public policies, and the general ne’er-do-wells of Big Food, nutrition, and obesity.” The Ottawa doctor and co-owner of Bariatric Medical Institute, a nonsurgical weight loss center, is amusingly unforgiving in his acerbic reviews of current trends and practices in the fitness and nutrition world. Visit the blog.
Healthy Living Blogs
Collaboration and community are the big ideas at Healthy Living Blogs, which was designed to enhance the already supportive community of the healthy living blogosphere. The site welcomes all blogs, with just one caveat — every blog featured here has to focus on health. You’ll find new blogs and new inspiration on this simple site, with a handy directory that also makes it easy to find local support. Visit the blog.
If you’ve ever felt overwhelmed by all the contradictory health information out there, Naturally Savvy is for you. From addressing common healthy living questions (e.g., Can intermittent fasting slow aging?) to sharing healthy recipes, personal and home care tips, and much more, this blog covers it all. Visit the blog.
The Healthy Maven
Helping women live healthfully, instead of living for their health, is the cornerstone for the Healthy Maven. Davida doesn’t describe herself as the average wellness junkie. She’s more likely to focus on quality over quantity when it comes to a life well-lived. As the wellness landscape continues to evolve, Davida is here with tons of great recipes, workouts, and healthy living tips, all designed to help you become your own health advocate. Visit the blog.
A personal challenge to live a healthier life about six years ago turned Nicole into a NASM-certified personal trainer on a mission to spread the fitness love. Her approach to healthy living is on the holistic side. She’s as passionate about good food as she is about breaking a sweat. Follow along for new ways to get fit, keep your belly full of good food, and stay focused on healthy living. Visit the blog.
Bites of Wellness
Sam is a nutrition coach and personal trainer. On the blog, she shows you how to tackle health and wellness one bite at a time. She owns a healthy catering company and a women’s-focused gym, but her blog is a way for her to reach and help as many women as possible. From healthy, wholesome recipes that come together in under 30 minutes, to workouts, nutrition, and fitness courses, there’s a lot to like. Visit the blog.
Healthy Set Go by Allina Health
Healthy, set, go! The Allina Health blog features current health news, recipes, exercises, preventive care, and so much more. The site is intuitive and organized. That makes it easy to find specific information or learn something new. Visit the blog.
Jessica has been a writer and editor for over 10 years. Following the birth of her first son, she left her advertising job to begin freelancing. Today, she writes, edits, and consults for a great group of steady and growing clients as a work-at-home mom of four, squeezing in a side gig as a fitness co-director for a martial arts academy. Between her busy home life and mix of clients from varied industries — like stand-up paddleboarding, energy bars, industrial real estate, and more — Jessica never gets bored.