All Posts By Dana Angelo White

Food Fight!: Turkey White Meat vs. Dark Meat

by , November 17th, 2013

carved turkey

It’s the perpetual Thanksgiving debate: turkey legs or breast meat? We all have our taste preferences, but which one is healthier? Find out in this Thanksgiving food fight!

White Meat
Ditching the turkey skin is the first step to a lighter mea...

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The New Cholesterol Guidelines: Do They Affect Your Diet?

by , November 13th, 2013

vegetables heart shape
News broke yesterday regarding new guidelines for prescribing statin medications. Doctors are being urged to use a revised set of criteria, established by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, to determine who should...

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5 New Ways to Prepare Pears

by , November 9th, 2013

It’s a fabulous time of year for pears! Take advantage of the fruit’s sweet flavor and dose of fiber and potassium by making these innovative recipes. (Wondering if that pear is ripe? Check the neck.)

A simple concoction of p...

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Trans Fats: What the News Means

by , November 8th, 2013

Everyone is talking about the FDA’s call for the complete removal of artificial trans fats from the food supply. What does this mean for the future of your diet?

Trans Fats Refresher Course
Most folks know trans fats aren’t good for them...

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10 Make-Ahead Weeknight Dinners (Plus Dessert!)

by , November 7th, 2013

Too busy to cook during the week? Instead of relying on take-out, prep one of these recipes ahead of time and you’ll have a healthy dinner at the ready when you come home.

Always a crowd-pleaser, this lean protein lends itself to a wid...

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6 Snacks To Fight An Afternoon Slump

by , November 6th, 2013

peanut butter
Scarfing down sugar-filled candy and over-salted snacks will leave you feeling sluggish–not to mention guilty. To beat an afternoon crash the healthy way, try these six foods.

Peanut Butter
Grab a spoonful of satisfying peanut butter. The comb...

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Are Some Salts Healthier Than Others?

by , November 3rd, 2013


Sodium is a necessary nutrient, but most people overdo it on salt. The daily recommendation is to limit sodium intake to 2,300 milligrams per day (less if you suffer from high blood pressure). Given our love of the kitchen staple, it’s not su...

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Fresh Pumpkin or Canned? 11 Healthy Recipes

by , October 31st, 2013

pumpkin bread
This time of year, everyone goes a little pumpkin crazy! Get in on the action with these healthy dishes, which call for either fresh pumpkin or canned (take your pick).

Fresh Pumpkin
It requires a little extra elbow grease to break down fresh pumpki...

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Which Halloween Candies are the Least Scary?

by , October 29th, 2013

peanut butter cups

Doorbells across America are about to start ringing! But for the health-conscious among us, there’s no need to be scared off by all sweets. Before digging into bags of sugary loot, check out this lineup of candies.

Least Scary
Choosing these t...

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5 Pumpkin Seed Recipes

by , October 25th, 2013

pepita rice pudding

The pumpkin is carved and on display–now make sure to get the most out of those nutrient-packed seeds. Also called pepitas, the seeds provide flavorful crunch along with a dose of fiber, minerals and healthy fat. Roast your own at home or use ...

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