All Posts By Dana Angelo White

Protein: Are We Going Too Far?

by , November 9th, 2014

On my recent visit to the annual Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo (the “Super Bowl of nutrition,” as it’s referred to by nutritionists), health care pros from around the country came together to talk about the hottest topics in nutriti...

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Make Your Own Pretzels

by , November 3rd, 2014

Homemade Pretzels
Pretzels are everywhere: the grocery aisle, the sandwich counter, the mall, the airplane, and just about every vending machine on the planet. Now they’re even on restaurant menus in the form of soft baked breads. While the idea of snacking on ...

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Boost Your Immunity! Eat These 5 Foods

by , November 1st, 2014

Cold and flu season is right around the corner and while there’s no magical food to protect you from illness, eating more of these five foods can help keep you going strong through those chilly winter months.

High quality protein plus probi...

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Food Is Fuel: Eat Like A Marathon Runner

by , October 28th, 2014

Marathon Runners
It’s a great time of year for runners! The New York City Marathon is just around the corner and proper nutrition and hydration can make or break your success in this 26.2 mile endeavor. Here are some tips and techniques to help fuel performanc...

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Taste Test: Frozen Macaroni and Cheese

by , October 20th, 2014

Mac and Cheese
Are you falling for claims that many brands of frozen macaroni and cheese are reasonable options for a healthy dinner? Check out the results of this evaluation before your next trip down the freezer aisle.

The Criteria
We used our typical rating sca...

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Great Grapes! Why You Should Be Eating Them (now)!

by , October 16th, 2014

It’s fall, peak season for sweet, plump, juicy grapes. If you thought grapes were just for snacking, you’re missing out. They’re loaded with fiber, rich in vitamins, and great for sipping, roasting, and baking.

Healthy Attributes

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10 Healthy Foods You Aren’t Eating (But Should Be)

by , October 9th, 2014

You may be loading up on chia seeds and kale, but there are nutrition powerhouses all around you. (Probably in your pantry right now!) Here are 10 super foods most folks are missing out on.

1.    Egg Yolks
Don’t believe all the hype surroundin...

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Make Your Own Pumpkin Puree

by , October 8th, 2014


It’s the time of year where pumpkin fever sets in. Cans of pureed pumpkin and sugary pumpkin pie filling are flying off store shelves. And while a can of basic plain pumpkin is by no means an unhealthy pantry staple, it’s time to put an ...

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Healthy Fall Foods to Fall In Love With

by , October 7th, 2014

Fall Foods
Fall’s harvest may be beautiful to look at, but it’s also nutritious fuel for colder days. Keeping these seasonal treats on hand will help keep you feeling more energized as the cooler weather sets in.

Sweet and delectable pumpk...

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Food Fight!: Soy Nut Butter vs. Sunflower Seed Butter

by , September 15th, 2014

soy butter and sunflower seed butter
Which of these alterna-nut butters is the superior pick? Just in time for the back-to-school season, two sandwich spreads battle it out. 

Soy Nut Butter
This spread is made from roasted soybeans, oil and salt. Some brands include extras like palm...

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