All Posts By Dana Angelo White

Facts and Myths About Foods for Colds and Flu

by , February 21st, 2013

cold and flu facts
It’s been a brutal cold and flu season so far this year! At this point folks would do just about anything to ward off germs. Are the most popular remedies backed by science or nothing but old wives tales?

Myth: Vitamin C prevents illness
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CrossFit 101

by , February 19th, 2013

There hasn’t been a fitness craze this widespread in decades! Are intense competition-driven workouts what you need to get motivated to exercise? Here’s what you should to know about CrossFit.

Defining CrossFit
The CrossFit brand was established...

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Q&A With Jackie Newgent, Author of 1,000 Low-Calorie Recipes

by , February 13th, 2013

jackie newgent
RD and recipe developer Jackie Newgent has done it again. Read more about her new book (of 1,000, yes 1,000 low-calorie recipes!), get her kitchen secrets and find out her inspiration for creating deliciously healthy recipes.

HE: We love your new bo...

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Spice of the Month: Chipotle Chili Powder

by , February 8th, 2013

chipotle chili powder
Liven up your favorite spicy recipes with this alternative to run-of-the-mill chili powder.

Chipotle Basics
“Chili powder” is actually made from a blend of spices. Various types of dried chilies are mixed with other flavors like garlic, ...

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Nutrition News: BMI and Your Health

by , February 6th, 2013

By now you’ve heard the long list of health risks associated with packing on extra pounds, but a recent study suggests that a higher BMI may actually lead to a longer life. So now being overweight is good for you? That’s not the whole story!


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Super Bowl Food Frenzy

by , January 31st, 2013

mexican layer dip Football fan or not, you can appreciate all the fabulous food that comes along with Super Bowl Sunday. We’re taking you on a culinary tour of the teams’ hometowns, plus throwing in some goodies from the host city. We’ve got something for every...

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8 Ways to Use Leftovers

by , January 31st, 2013

macaroni and cheese
Whether it’s following a holiday celebration or just a regular weeknight, there’s leftover stuff in your fridge you don’t know what to do with. Instead of tossing it out, morph the remnants into new creations instead.

Marinara Sauce
Not enough...

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Glycemic Index 101

by , January 27th, 2013

You’ve most likely heard of it, but do you really know what it’s all about? Get some education about what the glycemic index is and if you can use it to help make better dietary choices.

What is the Glycemic Index?
The glycemic index (GI) is an ...

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Volumetrics: Take in Fewer Calories by Eating More

by , January 26th, 2013

fruit on scale
Back in October 2012, I attended the biggest nutrition conference of the year, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. One of the most interesting sessions I attended featured Dr. Barbara Rolls and Ellie Kriege...

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Make Your Own Twinkies

by , January 25th, 2013

Twinkies had a last hurrah recently when its manufacturer, Hostess, declared bankruptcy. Along with stories of store shelves being emptied, were articles exploring the laundry list of highly processed ingredients including trans fats, processed swee...

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