How to Build a Healthier Breakfast: Back to School, Part I

How to Build a Healthier Breakfast: Back to School, Part I

It’s almost September, which means school is back in session and your mornings have likely become a lot more hectic. Whether you’re rushing out the door to work yourself or ushering your kids off to school, enjoying a healthy breakfast is a great way to jumpstart your metabolism. Here’s how to build healthier, balanced breakfasts for you and your little ones.

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Cooking Oil: All About Oil Processing

Cooking Oil: All About Oil Processing

With dozens of cooking oils to choose from and numerous ways to process each of them, figuring out the best kind to buy can be an overwhelming experience. We’ve already explained what different types of cooking oils can be used for. Now we’ll explain oil processing, talk about different types of extraction and refinement, and help you select the best oils for your needs.

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10 Pantry Staples to Stock Up on for Healthier Eating

10 Pantry Staples to Stock Up on for Healthier Eating

Trying to clean up your eating habits? A well-stocked pantry will help you set yourself up for success. Rather than filling your shelves with unhealthy, processed foods which you’re more likely to grab when tired and hungry, we recommend stocking up on these 10 pantry staples that make it easier to put together healthy meals.

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Meet Sheila Viswanathan – Director of Nutrition Research

Meet Sheila Viswanathan – Director of Nutrition Research

“I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to work with great people on a meaningful issue that I happen to be trained in.”

Sheila Viswanathan is a public health nutritionist and a registered dietitian. Her path as a dietitian has been anything but traditional. Before Zipongo, Sheila helped drive innovation in workplace wellness at Safeway and food rating systems at GoodGuide. She completed her doctoral degree in nutrition and public health at Columbia University and her undergrad degree at MIT.

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Five Best Salads for Summer

Five Best Salads for Summer

Summer is here and the temperature is slowly rising. After spending the day enjoying warm weather, you may find that a crisp, refreshing salad is more satisfying than a hot dish. With more than 1000 recipes in the Zipongo platform, we have plenty of delicious and nutritious options for every occasion. To make things easier, we've handpicked five of our favorite salads for you to enjoy with your friends and family this summer.

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Meet Anny Papatheodorou – Zipongo’s VP of Talent

Meet Anny Papatheodorou – Zipongo’s VP of Talent

“We have the potential to help millions of people lead healthier, more fulfilling lives — what could possibly top that?”

Anny has aided in building and sustaining healthy organizational cultures. Prior to Zipongo, she was at Tagged, where she helped foster and grow the team from 30 to more than 200 people; she also led the talent acquisition and organizational development teams. Before Tagged, Anny was with Sharepoint360, a Microsoft Gold Partner in San Diego, heading up all of the people functions.

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Meet Mike Gregory – Senior Manager, Demand Generation at Zipongo

Meet Mike Gregory – Senior Manager, Demand Generation at Zipongo

“I wanted to bring my skills and experience to Zipongo and be a part of a team that contributes to improving the quality of life for everyone who wants to eat healthy.”

Mike Gregory joins Zipongo following a successful track record working at various startups in demand generation, online marketing, program management and marketing automation. Most recently, he led demand generation at Kaazing, creator of HTML5 WebSocket, a leading web and mobile communication platform.

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Healthy Summer Eating Tips for Kids

Healthy Summer Eating Tips for Kids

Summer's finally around the corner, and this means kids are getting out of school and spending more time at home raiding the cupboard or out with their friends eating junk food. Why not look for ways to encourage your kids to eat more nutritious foods while still having their fun in the sun? Here are a few tips that any parent can easily incorporate to please both the big and little kids in their household.

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