All Posts By Dana Angelo White

Hot Weight Loss Products: Worth the Hype?

by , January 17th, 2013

food on scale
Now that the holiday gluttony is behind us, ‘tis the season for countless weight loss products to come slithering into the spotlight. Lose weight without exercising or changing your diet? Don’t be fooled!

The “Experts” Weigh In?
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Spice of the Month: Paprika

by , January 11th, 2013

It’s got an amazing flavor and vibrant color – give this spice some love.

Paprika Basics
Paprika is made from grinding the dried pods of sweet red peppers. The various types demonstrate different flavor profiles – some are sweet and mild, ...

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Bootcamp 101

by , January 6th, 2013

bootcamp workout
Looking for new form of exercise? Maybe you’re already a fan of this intense workout regimen. Learn more about this exhilarating fitness craze.

Defining Bootcamp
Inspired by military training, bootcamp workouts combine cardio and weight training. ...

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5 Ingredients: Green Tea Smoothie

by , January 5th, 2013

green tea smoothie
To celebrate National Hot Tea Month we thought we’d highlight some of the more unique things you can do with brewed tea.  Steep a pot of green tea and save the leftovers for this amazing smoothie. Perfect for breakfast or post-workout, tea perks ...

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Healthy Debate: Should You Choose Organic?

by , January 3rd, 2013

organic produce
This topic just won’t seem to go away. Is it worth the extra cost to buy organic or does healthy conventionally grown food trump pesticide-free? It’s really not a black and white issue. To get to the bottom of things, you have to look closely at...

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Best Hangover Cures

by , January 1st, 2013

Had one too many last night? We aren’t recommending you tie one on regularly, but when that unexpected hangover strikes, look to these foods and drinks.

Booze and the Body
Heavy consumption of alcohol not only affects your waistline — think ...

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How to Avoid the Winter Blues

by , December 30th, 2012

sad snowman
Lots of folks get way too cozy with comfort foods during the winter months. Less daylight, cold temps, and more time indoors can lead to a full-blown case of  Seasonal Affective Disorder or simply leave you feeling a little gloomy . .. and craving ...

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Pomegranate, 5 Ways

by , December 28th, 2012

Whether you prefer sipping on juice or biting into seeds we’ve got 5 fun ways to love this spectacular, nutrient-filled fruit.

Holiday Cocktail
Serve this up for a New Year’s Day brunch – it’s alcohol free so the kiddies can enjoy too.


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Homemade Holiday Gift: Oatmeal-Raisin Cookie Jar

by , December 20th, 2012

oatmeal cookie gift
Instead of passing out cookies this year, try gifting a DIY cookie kit. Pre-measured dry ingredients, plus a few extras make baking a batch of oatmeal cookies a cinch.

Oatmeal-Raisin Cookie Jar
oatmeal cookies
Cookie recipe adapted from Ina Garten’s Raisin Pecan...

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Ask the Experts: Healthy Holiday Gifts

by , December 19th, 2012

immersion blender
‘Tis the season for gift-giving! Some of my go-to holidays gifts are homemade vanilla extract, dark chocolate bark, perfectly-portioned wine glasses (like these from Olive & Cocoa), and a CareRing ring cover (wonderful when doing all those dis...

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