All Posts By Dana Angelo White

What’s the Deal with Powdered Peanut Butter?

by , February 21st, 2014

peanut butter powder
The original peanut butter needs no introduction, but this not-so-distant relative has been gaining major popularity. Is powdered peanut butter for you?

What is Powdered Peanut Butter?
Most powders are made from a combination of peanuts, salt and a ...

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This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , February 13th, 2014

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In this week’s news: vending machines that dispense fresh salads; another pro to probiotics; and yes, there’s something called the werewolf diet (howwwl!).

Farm to Fork, By Way of the Vending Machine
A Chicago businessman is attempting t...

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7 Days of Healthy Breakfasts

by , February 9th, 2014

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If starting to eat a healthier breakfast — or starting to eat breakfast, period — is on your to-do list, here are a week’s worth to get you going.

Day 1: Microwave Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
Start things off simple – with the microwa...

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5 Surprisingly Sugary Foods

by , February 5th, 2014

yogurtIt may not surprise anyone that a 20-ounce bottle of soda can contain anywhere from 15 to 22 teaspoons of sugar per serving, but sugar is also lurking in less obvious places. The USDA’s Dietary Guidelines suggest no more than 10 teaspoons a day...

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7 Days of Healthy Dinners

by , February 2nd, 2014

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Presenting a simple weeklong meal plan that will make dinnertime a snap. These recipes are sensible on calories, filled with nutrients and big on flavor. And there’s something for everyone: turkey burgers, tofu, salmon, chicken, pizza and past...

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Shrimp: Myths vs. Facts

by , January 30th, 2014

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Are you shrimp lover but not sure if the shellfish is the smartest seafood choice? It’s time to dispel the biggest myths about these tiny (and tasty) crustaceans.

Myth: Shrimp are high in calories.
Fact: Shrimp are a wonderfully lean source of...

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This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , January 29th, 2014

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In this week’s news: Yogurt discovers its savory side; scientists look into the problems of piling on the protein; and caramel coloring gets a red flag.

Takers for Tomato Yogurt?
Blue Hill Farm, annex of New York’s famed Blue Hill eateri...

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A Whole New World of Whole-Grain Breakfasts

by , January 25th, 2014

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By now, most people know that increasing their intake of whole grains can help them reap more nutrients, lose weight, lower levels of “bad” cholesterol and support digestive health. But in the kitchen, some cooks find it hard to get exci...

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Food Labels to Get a (Much-Needed) Makeover

by , January 24th, 2014

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Nutrition Facts Panels (aka “food labels”) are getting a much-deserved makeover. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), efforts will be made to upgrade the 20-year-old format found on current food packaging.

Makeover Highli...

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10 Ways to Celebrate Peanut Butter Day

by , January 24th, 2014

peanut butter thins
Oh yeah, it’s National Peanut Butter Day. And there’s much more to this popular spread than lunchbox sandwiches. Capitalize on the good-for-you fats found in the nut butter with these 10 recipes.

Sweets
Share this decadent dessert —...

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