All Posts By Dana Angelo White

The Healthy Eats Q & A: Olympic Medalist Hannah Kearney

by in Healthy Tips, February 22, 2014

So just how do those Olympic athletes fuel the demands of their sport? Freestyle skier Hannah Kearney, who won a bronze medal in Sochi, gave Healthy Eats a few insights into how she eats to compete. Perhaps not so surprisingly, the Chobani-sponsored athlete enjoys getting her Greek yogurt on — but there a few otherRead more

What’s the Deal with Powdered Peanut Butter?

by in Healthy Tips, February 21, 2014

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

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, February 13, 2014

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 to reinvent vending machine food through a business called Farmer’s Fridge. Offerings include jars filled with the likes of LemonRead more

5 Surprisingly Sugary Foods

by in Healthy Tips, February 5, 2014

It 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 of added sugar, but if you’re not paying attention, those spoonfulsRead more

7 Days of Healthy Dinners

by in Healthy Recipes, February 2, 2014

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 pasta — they’re all here.

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, January 29, 2014

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 eateries, is making its mark on the yogurt scene. Instead of offering the conventional fruit-filledRead more

A Whole New World of Whole-Grain Breakfasts

by in Cookbooks, January 25, 2014

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 excited about what can easily pass as boring piles of drab grains — the likesRead more

Food Labels to Get a (Much-Needed) Makeover

by in Food News, January 24, 2014

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.