By Emily Laurence // March 8, 2018
Remember when being healthy meant buying Snackwell’s instead of Little Debbie and TCBY instead of Baskin-Robbins? The shift toward legit better-for-you eating (and not just believing what the packaging tells you) in the past few years has been massive. Now, more than ever before, consumers want to know not only what exactly they’re putting in their bodies, but where it’s coming from and who’s putting in the work.
Of course, making healthy food more readily available to more people hasn’t just happened over night—and the work is far from done. Whether they’re creating brands that satisfy your cravings with ingredients you can feel good about or advocating for changes in government food policy, the women highlighted here are making serious moves—for the greater good. And the sugar-free icing on the gluten-free cake: They’re quick to extend a hand to other women as well.