All Posts By Dana Angelo White

Coffee Creamer: Good or Bad?

by , September 23rd, 2013

coffee and creamer
Do you start your morning with a splash of liquid coffee creamer? Find out if that’s a smart way to begin the day.

It’s hard to deny–the stuff tastes good. Sweet? Yes! Creamy? For Sure! The wide variety of flavors (including seas...

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15 Winning Game Day Snacks

by , September 22nd, 2013

buffalo wings
According to a recent study, disappointed fans tend to gobble extra high-cal junk following a tough loss. Whether your team puts up a W or an L may be out of your control, but you can still serve up a healthier game day spread! Score some nutritiona...

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5 Ways to Curb Sugar Cravings

by , September 16th, 2013

Trying to reach for healthy snacks but the sugary treats are calling you? Use these strategies to help douse that sugar-fueled fire.

Kick the Artificial Habit
Research suggests that folks who consume large amounts of artificial sweeteners may increa...

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16 Healthy Apple Desserts

by , September 13th, 2013

apple with crisp topping
Hard to believe, but apple season is just about under way! Here are a few ways to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Classic Desserts
Nothing says apple season like pie and other baked goodies. These lightened-up versions deliver the flavor you love for fewe...

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Chicken Nuggets: Which Are Healthiest?

by , September 12th, 2013

chicken fingers

As a mom of two young kids, I certainly have the need to pop a batch of frozen nuggets into the oven from time to time. As a dietitian, I want to make sure those nuggets aren’t filled with junk! Here are some sensible options, three store-boug...

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5 Ingredients: Wheat Berry Burgers

by , September 10th, 2013

wheat berry burger
Are you loving wheat berries but tired of only using them only in salads? Try this super-delish wheat berry burger instead, which calls for only five ingredients.

Wheat Berry Burgers
Serve these tasty veggie burgers on whole grain rolls with your f...

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3 Ways with Wraps

by , September 5th, 2013


Getting a little tired of sandwiches day after day? Wrap up lunch three tasty ways.

Tuna & Apple Salad
The sweet crunch of apples and tang of Greek yogurt liven up canned tuna–plus get a boost of those all-important omega-3 fats.

3 ounce...

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Market Watch: Donut Peaches

by , September 1st, 2013

donut peaches
Bursting with fresh summer sweetness, these lesser-known peaches are worth scooping up if you see them at the market!

Also known as a Saturn peach, this pleasantly “smushed” variety is a bit tricky to slice uniformly. But that’s pa...

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Make Your Own Lunch Kit

by , August 31st, 2013

lunch kit
Say sayonara to store-bought lunch kits! These DIY versions will make your kid the envy of the lunchroom.

Nutrition Facts
Pre-packaged lunch kits sure seem convenient, but the quality of the food is subpar at best. Popular options include crackers a...

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Granola: Good or Bad?

by , August 27th, 2013

Some view granola as an all-star health food, others think it’s belly fat in a box! Here are the pros and cons surrounding this crunchy breakfast staple.

Nutrition Facts
Many granola recipes are made up of a combination of healthy and potenti...

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