Among the big holidays, Easter isn’t traditionally associated with excessive eating. But any family gathering has the potential to lead to overindulging. The best strategy: Plan your menu around fresh, healthy and seasonal recipes.
Warning: Once you try this spicy Korean condiment you’ll be hooked. Here’s why it’s an addiction you can feel good about.
Who doesn’t love the crunchy goodness of granola? Check for some of these qualities the next time you reach for a bag.
Here’s your guide to healthiest ground meat picks. Beef High in protein and iron, beef is arguably the most popular choice. Ninety-seven percent lean may appear to be the best choice, but cutting all of the fat will also slash too much of the flavor. Ninety percent lean offers a nice balance, providing good flavorRead more
Do you reach for turkey bacon as a healthier alternative to conventional bacon? As it turns out, there’s not always a huge difference between the two when it comes to nutrition stats. An average slice of traditional pork bacon (about ½ ounce in weight) contains 35 calories, 1 gram saturated fat and 130 milligrams ofRead more
It has been long accepted by the medical community that there is a connection between fat intake and heart disease risk. But recent studies, including one published this week in the Annals of Internal Medicine, are calling into question the current recommendations.
As a nutrition professional who works with food, there are many unhealthy items that, truth be told, make my skin crawl. (Those bowls made out of bacon?! I’m a bacon fan, but come on!) And I’m not alone. I polled registered dietitians from across the country to see what foods drive them bonkers. Some ofRead more
A fridge filled with health-promoting ingredients is an amazing thing. Next time you stand there scanning the shelves, make sure these foods are within reach.
Reaching for a more wholesome cookie seems like a smart choice, but do these seemingly healthier brands pass the test for nutrition and flavor? Healthy Eats did a Taste Test to find out. The Criteria Each brand of cookie was rated on a 5-point scale (5 being the highest). The cookies were evaluated on taste,Read more
Can eating dessert every day possibly be healthy? If you stick with a combination of fresh, whole-food ingredients and sensible portions, it’s okay to indulge in a post-dinner sweet each night of the week.