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What to Look for on a Yogurt Label

by in Label Decoder, July 24, 2014

The yogurt section in your dairy aisle has been expanding rapidly. There are so many options, brands, and spins on the delicious, creamy dairy delight it can make buying yogurt a confusing experience. Before adding any yogurt to your shopping cart, keep these healthy shopping tips in mind.

Spreading the Joy: Halva Gets a Healthier Makeover

by in Grocery Shopping, Trends, July 9, 2014

Halva, the Middle Eastern sesame candy, is a dessert favorite. Dense and rich, it tastes like peanut buttery fudge and is often layered with ribbons of chocolate. What could be better? Just one problem: It’s traditionally loaded with sugar. Israeli native Shahar Shamir was a huge halva fan too, but as a former dancer keen onRead more

Summer Sips: Which Are the Healthiest of the Bunch?

by in Grocery Shopping, July 2, 2014

Looking for something refreshingly fun to beat the heat this summer? Check out these sensible sippers.

Taste Test: Which Hot Dogs Are the Top Dogs?

by in Taste Test, June 30, 2014

With the season of backyard food fests in full swing, Healthy Eats vetted the most popular hot dog brands around to see which ones deserve a coveted spot on the grill grates. Find out which frank emerged as top dog. The Criteria We rated beef wieners on a 5-point scale (5 being highest), judging the dogsRead more

Taste Test: Healthier Crackers

by in Taste Test, June 21, 2014

Have you perused the cracker aisle lately? In addition to the classic wheat crackers, you’ll find the shelves packed with crackers now made from legumes, nuts, grains, or seeds. But are these options really what they’re cracked up to be?

Taste Test: Kale Chips

by in Taste Test, May 25, 2014

Crunchy versions of this leafy green vegetable are taking the chip aisle by storm. There’s no doubt kale is delicious and nutritious — but do its dried spin-offs live up to the hype? The Criteria We rated these leafy snacks on a 5-point scale (5 being highest) and judged them on taste, texture, price and nutrition,Read 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

Taste Test: Frozen Burritos

by in Taste Test, April 4, 2014

As more burritos have hit the frozen food aisle, we were curious to see which fit the “healthy” bill. Although at Healthy Eats we love to make our own, some nights you’re just in the mood for a grab-and-heat single serving meal.

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

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