All Posts By Dana Angelo White

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , December 18th, 2013


In this week’s news: A sugar vs. fat face-off; the secret to avoiding holiday bulge (yes, exercise works); and more restaurants try (but don’t always succeed) to meet the demand for gluten-free.

The King of Cravings: Sugar or Fat?
Any m...

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The Healthy Eats Gift Guide

by , December 16th, 2013

cheese board
Still have some holiday shopping to get done? Choose any of these simple gifts for the for the food lover in your life.

Slate Cheese Board
This gorgeous slate platter (above) is sophisticated enough for any cheese (a food that offers protein, ribof...

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Is Dragon Fruit the Next “It” Food?

by , December 9th, 2013

dragon fruit

There’s a new super food in town. Is the oddly gorgeous dragon fruit poised to be the next pomegranate?

Dragon fruit has recently been making appearances in everything from herbal teas to yogurts. Dragon-fruit-infused liquors are showing up on...

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cheese (Plus 10 Cheesy Recipes)

by , December 5th, 2013

broccoli cheddar pocket

Is cheese a staple ingredient of your menus? Here are some nutrition tips, a couple of insights and, of course, some healthy cheesy recipes.

Did You Know?

1. Lower-moisture cheeses, including Parmesan, Romano and Swiss, are lower in lactose and may ...

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The Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , December 4th, 2013

In this week’s news: More good news about oatmeal, fast-food receipts that make you rethink your order — plus the latest glimpse into Americans’ eating habits.

Yet Another Reason to Like Oatmeal
Oatmeal may be a more satisfying opt...

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Food Fight!: Tofu vs. Tempeh

by , December 2nd, 2013

Do you turn to tofu or tempeh as a meatless protein option? Find out which of these soy-based foods is the healthier choice.

Made from curdled soy milk, a 3-ounce portion of firm tofu (about the size of a smartphone) contains 120 calories, 6 gr...

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New Additions to the Gluten-Free Aisle

by , November 29th, 2013

gluten-free piecrust

With more and more gluten-free products on the market, finding the tastiest can be tricky. Here are some recent arrivals to the gluten-free aisle, just in time for the holidays.


Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free Pie Crust (above)
Registered diet...

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Healthy Ways To Cook with Bacon (No, Really)

by , November 24th, 2013

I admit it: I’m a dietitian who loves bacon. But instead of gorging on greasy slabs, I’ve found ways to add the delightfully salty and smoky flavor to my favorite dishes a little at a time.

A slice of thick-cut bacon contains approximate...

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10 Thanksgiving Dishes for Special Diets

by , November 22nd, 2013

scalloped potatoes

If you have guests with special dietary needs coming over this holiday (the vegan nephew, the aunt with the nut allergy, the gluten-free neighbors, the sibling on the paleo diet), there’s no need to fret.

Quinoa is a high-protein, ...

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This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by , November 20th, 2013

apple on newspaper
In this week’s news: The next green juice, texting for weight loss and restless nights for coffee lovers.

Move Over, Kale Juice
The newest juice trend is all about Brussels sprouts. Yes, the love-or-loathe-it vegetable has found its way into j...

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