All Posts By Dana Angelo White

When It Comes to Greek Yogurt, Thinking Outside the Bowl

by in Cookbooks, May 8, 2014

Cookbook author Toby Amidor is a registered dietitian, a mother of three and a regular contributor to Healthy Eats – which might just be some kind of nutrition intelligence trifecta. She has long been a fan of Greek yogurt, not only for the flavor but also for the numerous dietary benefits it bestows. Her passion for the tangy ingredient inspiredRead more

Pop Goes the Popcorn Aisle

by in Grocery Shopping, May 2, 2014

Have you noticed all the popcorn snacks popping up on supermarket shelves? Some might even merit a spot in your shopping cart. This whole-grain snack (yes, corn qualifies) is naturally gluten-free and filled with fiber, protein, iron and antioxidants. One ounce of kernels will pop into more than 3.5 cups of popcorn and total onlyRead more

Annual “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean Fifteen” Produce Lists Released

by in Food News, April 29, 2014

Given the premium often charged for organic fruits and vegetables, many shoppers have asked themselves if that pricier bunch of kale or pint of tomatoes is really worth it. For those who want reduce their exposure to pesticides, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) has released its latest version of the Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides inRead more

The Top 5 Healthy Flavors of Spring

by in In Season, April 20, 2014

These seasonal beauties want you to know there’s more to them than total deliciousness. Radishes In addition to offering their trademark crunch and peppery snap, radishes list potassium, calcium, folate and fiber on their resumes. Recipe: Snow Pea Radish Slaw (above, from Food Network Magazine)

A Healthier Take on the Easter Menu

by in Easter, April 12, 2014

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.

More Deliciously Healthy Ways to Cook with Ground Meat

by in Healthy Tips, March 23, 2014

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

Taste Test: Turkey Bacon

by in Taste Test, March 20, 2014

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

Link Between Saturated Fat Intake and Heart Disease Being Questioned

by in Food News, March 18, 2014

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.