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Nutrition News: Healthier Food From Walmart

by in Food News, January 21, 2011
Walmart is promising to offer cheaper, healthier foods.

Our readers targeted cost as one of the major obstacles to eating better. Well, a little help may be coming your way. After years of planning and recent discussions with first lady, Michelle Obama, the nation’s largest retailer, Walmart,  is rolling out its 5-year plan to make healthy foods more accessible to consumers. Here’s what the company’s changing, and our take on the new initiative.

Get the facts on Walmart’s new healthy initiative »

Top Picks: Healthy Apps and Web Sites

by in Food News, Healthy Tips, January 3, 2011

food on computer

With so many nutrition Web sites and apps popping up, who has time to check them all out? We took a look at the most talked about to help your choose the best one to help you reach your healthy and fitness goals. Here’s what we found.

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Top Healthy Recipes of 2010

by in Food News, December 31, 2010
Healthy Oven-Fried Chicken
In 2010, you craved comfort food favorites, lightened up.

You’ve been clicking, searching and cooking up recipes from FoodNetwork.com all year long, including lots of healthy favorites! Here are our all-star, most popular healthy recipes of 2010.

Get healthy recipe favorites »

Best of Healthy Eats: Top Posts of 2010

by in Food News, December 29, 2010

lighted up chips

We wrote about everything from apples to zucchini bread this year, with lots of healthy tips and ideas in between.  Here are your favorite posts of the year.

See All 15 Favorites »

10 Healthy Trends for 2011

by in Food News, December 27, 2010
Farmers' Market
Farmers' markets and local foods will stay hot for 2011.

The year 2010 brought the rise of gluten-free foods and a strong fight against childhood obesity. What will 2011 bring? Here are some top trends to be on the lookout for.

See our predictions for 2011 »

The Food Safety Bill: What It Means For You

by in Food News, Food Safety, December 10, 2010

caution

The Centers for Disease Control estimates that tens of millions of Americans become ill and thousands die from foodborne illnesses each year. With the rapidly increasing rate of foodborne illnesses hitting the United States, something needs to be done. That’s where the new food safety bill comes into play.

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Healthy Debate: Is Your Juice Safe?

by in Food News, December 7, 2010

juice

A California-based environmental group found that juice drinks and packaged fruit contained lead above the allowable level. Find out what this advocacy group discovered, and what the FDA is telling consumers. So, should you be worried? We’ll let you decide.

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5 New Products on the Market

by in Food News, Gluten-Free, Healthy Tips, November 19, 2010

potato chips

Dana and I recently attended the Food & Nutrition Conference and Expo in Boston, where we were introduced to many products just hitting market shelves. Here are the top 5 we recommend.

5 new products to try »

Healthy Debate: Should Happy Meal Toys Be Banned?

by in Food News, November 1, 2010

happy meal toys

Whoever came up with the marketing for Happy Meals toys is a genius. Kids are drawn to popular characters and love the trinkets even more than the food. But this type of marketing comes a with a price: a  fat- and calorie-laden meal that leaves many child obesity advocates feeling decidedly unhappy. San Francisco is proposing a ban on toys paired with unhealthy kids’ meals — should it go nationwide? Here’s our take.

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Nano Foods 101

by in Food News, October 8, 2010

food labels

Imagine eating fat-free versions of your favorite comfort foods — macaroni and cheese, chocolate pudding, French fries — that are just as tasty as the full-fat counterparts. Sound good? That’s just one way nanotechonology is being used to manipulate the foods we eat.  But how does it work? And most importantly: Are the products safe to eat?  We’ve got the scoop on this emerging technology.

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