All Posts By Dana Angelo White

How to Be Smarter About Paleo

by , January 19th, 2014

salmon
Love them or hate them, caveman-style eating plans like Paleo are the fad diets du jour. While there’s nothing wrong with getting back to basics and giving processed foods the heave-ho, diets like these tend to be too restrictive. Followers are of...

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This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , January 15th, 2014

greek yogurt
In this week’s nutrition news: Students and politicians embrace Greek yogurt; avocado enthusiasts have more reasons to rejoice; and caffeine generates buzz in a study on memory.

Greek Yogurt to Hit Cafeteria Trays?
A 3-month federal program c...

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Is This Syrup the Next Trendy Sweetener?

by , January 11th, 2014

yacon syrup
Yacon syrup has been dubbed a “game-changer” for slow metabolism — and social media is exploding with promises of weight loss. But is the syrup worth the hype?

What is Yacon?
Yacon is an edible root native to regions surrounding th...

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7 Health Food Trends for 2014

by , January 3rd, 2014

cauliflower
What new health food trends are on the horizon? Which ingredients will be in health food stores everywhere? And what will restaurant menus be peddling? Here’s the scoop for 2014.

Cauliflower is the Next Kale
Cauliflower is taking a page from ...

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This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , January 1st, 2014

kale close-up
In this week’s news: Vending machines may soon have to dispense more than just candy bars; nutrition professionals say count kale in (again) for 2014; and a dietitian explains the secret to making realistic New Year’s resolutions.

2014: ...

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Start the Year Right: 12 Healthy Breakfasts

by , January 1st, 2014

fruit salad

It can be challenging to keep things interesting at the breakfast table. Stay out of a breakfast rut this year with these tasty and nutritious options.

Whole Grains
Get started on your fiber intake first thing in the morning. You’ll feel more ...

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Hangover Cures: Myths vs. Facts

by , December 30th, 2013

hangover cures
Trying to avoid a post-celebration headache come New Year’s Day? Find out if your go-to cure is helpful — or just hype.

Myth: Eat a greasy meal.
Fact: While putting down the booze and having something to eat can help soothe a queasy stom...

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Hot Drinks for Cold Nights

by , December 26th, 2013

hot drinks
Whip up either of these warming beverages to close out a winter’s gathering or a chilly night. They’re perfectly portioned to prevent the seasonal tendency to go overboard.

Peppermint Hot White Chocolate

Serves: 1

Traditional recipes for...

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Last-Minute Gift: Homemade Chocolate Truffles

by , December 23rd, 2013

truffles
It’s hard to beat the decadence of chocolate truffles, but they’re not always as sinful as they might seem. These homemade ones have about 50 calories, 3 grams of saturated fat and 5 grams of sugar apiece. Best of all, the chocolate trea...

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Tips for Gluten-Free Holiday Baking

by , December 20th, 2013

gluten-free brownies

Wheat flours are an obvious no-no for gluten-free baking, but gluten is also commonly found in other baking staples like some brands of oats, as well as candies and leavening agents, so it’s important to read labels carefully. It’s also ...

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