All Posts By Dana Angelo White

Top 10 Worst Eating Habits

by in Healthy Tips, March 1, 2011

fries

No one eats perfectly all the time – even dietitians! But when bad habits become common practice, you can end up with weight gain, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and a host of other potential health problems. So which lousy habits are getting folks into trouble? Here are the top 10 faux pas on our hit list, and how to avoid them. How many are part of your regular routine?

10 eating habits to stop now »

10 Ways to Love Peanut Butter

by in Healthy Recipes, March 1, 2011
Peanut Butter Bars
Dana's Peanut Butter Energy Bars

Calling all peanut butter lovers! We’re celebrating Peanut Butter Lovers’ Day and kicking off National Peanut Month by giving you 10 tummy-pleasing ways to sop up some peanutty decadence. We recommend choosing natural or homemade varieties for the truest flavor and best nutrition.

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Nutrient to Know: Niacin

by in Uncategorized, February 25, 2011
Thai Chicken Satay
Get most of your daily dose of niacin from the chicken and peanut butter in this Chicken Satay.

Though plentiful in lots of foods, many folks turn to this B-vitamin in supplement form. Find out why that might not be such a good idea.

All about niacin »

10 Ways to Fight Food Cravings

by in Healthy Tips, February 23, 2011

herbal tea

From late night munchies to the office vending machine, we’ve got 10 sensible tips to help fight those fierce food yens.

10 ways to fight off cravings »

Ask HE: Do Cold and Flu-Fighting Supplements Really Work?

by in Healthy Tips, February 17, 2011

cold and flu vitamin c

Cold and flu supplements have become a multi-billion dollar business. As the cold weather rolls in each year, consumers fork over a pretty penny for anything that promises to keep them healthy or get them better. Are these supplements all they’re cracked up to be?

Well…Get our take »

5 Food and Workout Myths, Busted

by in Diets, February 16, 2011

workout gear

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – diet and exercise go hand in hand for a healthy lifestyle. As a fitness expert, I am constantly hearing inaccurate information about food and exercise. Here are a few of the most common myths and the facts to help get things straight.

See all 5 food and workout myths »

5 Ingredients: Hot Chocolate Cake

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, February 14, 2011
Dana's Hot Chocolate Cake
Dana's Hot Chocolate Cake

Gooey chocolate cake in a perfectly-portioned package — what more could you ask for in a dessert?! This recipe is a little beyond our standard criteria for Healthy Eats desserts, so make it a special treat for your Valentine.

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10 Foods for a Healthy Heart

by in Healthy Tips, February 9, 2011

kale

You probably know to lay off the fried foods and other sources of artery-clogging fats to keep your heart happy, but what about the foods you should be eating to keep it healthy? In honor of Heart Health Month, here’s our top 10 list.

10 foods for a healthy heart »

28 Days of Chocolate

by in Uncategorized, February 8, 2011
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

There’s more to loving chocolate than candy — in honor of cupid, here are 28 ways to get your chocolate fix this month.

28 ways to love chocolate »

5 Ingredients: Chili Cheese Dip

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, February 4, 2011
Dana's 5-Ingredient Chili-Cheese Dip

You don’t need to be a football fan to love this crowd-pleasing dip. No light or nonfat ingredients in this recipe — indulging is all about sensible portions.

Get the cheesy chili dip recipe »