Jackie Gentilesco

Jackie Gentilesco lives, writes, and daydreams in New York City, where her inner anthropologist inspires eating adventures around the city’s diverse neighborhoods. She believes that healthy, tasty plates only need minutes to prepare, especially if you use the right tools. A (self-designated) snacking expert, she loves cramming fresh flavors into quick mini meals.

Author's Archive

Published: November 19, 2013
Generation Sedentary The old adage “When I was your age…” may have some credibility. Kids today run a mile 1.5 minutes slower than children did 30 years ago, details a longitudinal review from Australia. Researchers blame sedentary habits...
Published: September 6, 2013
Too busy to check out our daily headlines? Don't worry, we've got you covered with our top picks. Weight Debate Strength training may seem like “a guy thing,” but it has serious benefits for ladies, too. Here are 30 reasons why women...
Published: September 5, 2013
Lap of Leisure Cardio gets all the hype, but these low-key activities have major health benefits. Roller-skating relieves joint pain, ping-pong improves memory function, and bowling burns 240 calories per hour. Find the activity for you! (...
Published: August 28, 2013
A lesson for all your sandwich-making quests: When you make them open-faced, you technically get to eat more! Enjoy these high tea-inspired snacks with some iced green tea or a hot herbal brew. They pack filling protein and good fat from...
Published: June 28, 2013
We’re in the best season for an abundance of perfectly ripe produce! For your next get-together, ditch the packaged party snacks or sugary desserts for this naturally sweet treat. These little bites are easy to make, but don’t feel like...