Marisa Cohen is a contributing editor in the Hearst Lifestyle Group’s Health Newsroom, who has covered health, nutrition, parenting, and the arts for dozens of magazines and websites over the past two decades.
Here’s the Truth About Soy and Breast Cancer: How Much You Should Eat
Studies on the health dangers of soy come out in favor of eating soy, in the form of real food, like soybeans, tofu and edamame. Soy products, like any other processed foods, may contain ingredients that are harmful and should be avoided.
How My Family Cut Out Meat For Good: Tips For a Plant-Based Household
Nine years ago, my family and I were stuck indoors on a drizzly day in Woodstock, NY, where we had rented a house for a summer getaway. Our plans for riding bikes around the reservoir were put on hold, and I was scanning the internet for things to do with my daughters, who were then 7 and 9. It ...
Veggie Road Trip: We Survived 23 States without Eating Meat
When Marisa's vegetarian daughter Mollie was cast in the national tour of Broadway's Mathilda the Musical, she had no idea she'd be embarking upon a 23-state-wide exploration of plant-based dining. From Sioux Falls, SD to Fort Worth, TX, Marisa and Mollie found the best veggie and vegan dishes to power their trip.