by Dana Angelo White in Taste Test, March 2, 2011
by Dana Angelo White in Taste Test, January 19, 2011
Whether it’s because of allergies or other personal or dietary reasons, many folks choose to avoid cow’s milk. For a while, soy was the only option at many stores – not anymore! We tested 5 types of milk alternatives for taste and nutrition.
See how milk alternatives compare »
by Toby Amidor in Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, January 13, 2011
- Which pretzel crunched the competition? See our taste test results.
Attention, snack lovers! We munched on popular whole grain pretzels to find which brands stack up the best for taste, crunch, and of course, nutrition. Find out the winners (and losers) in our taste test.
Get the pretzel taste-test results »
by Toby Amidor in Grocery Shopping, January 7, 2011
We’ve given you tips for the refrigerator — now it’s time to clean out that pantry! Besides tossing those expired products and wiping down those shelves, here are 5 items to stock up on and 5 things to toss.
What to stock and what to skip »
by Toby Amidor in Grocery Shopping, Taste Test, October 28, 2010
Many folks read food labels to gain better insight on the foods they choose. However, with so many claims plastered on labels, things can get really confusing. Even worse, food companies use these claims to push certain products and make you think they’re healthier than they really are. We’ve rounded up the top 10 food label boobie traps.
10 food label tricks »
by Dana Angelo White in Ask the Experts, Grocery Shopping, October 15, 2010
- Which Chocolate Won Out?
In the spirit of Halloween, we polled our Facebook fans and taste tested your favorite brands of dark chocolate. Read up on the nutrition facts and learn if your favorite dark chocolate is really a treat or just tricky marketing.
Find out which chocolate won out »
by Toby Amidor in Grocery Shopping, Taste Test, September 14, 2010
- Photo courtesy NuVal LLC
Dr. David Katz is back! This time he’s filling us in on the new food scoring system turning up in grocery stores: the NuVal system. You may have seen these scores cropping up your grocery store — here’s how (and why) to use them.
Learn more about how NuVal scores can help you eat better »
by Dana Angelo White in Grocery Shopping, September 9, 2010
- Waffle Brand Face-Off: Which Will Reign Supreme?
For a quick breakfast, many folks turn to frozen options, like waffles. We checked out 5 popular brands to see how healthy they really are.
Get the waffle taste-test results »
by Toby Amidor in Food Safety, Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, August 17, 2010
Food labels can be so misleading that you (almost) need a nutrition degree to decode them. But don’t worry – we’re putting our expertise at work to help clear up some of the confusion. First up, we’re taking on the snack aisle. Here’s what to look for (and what to avoid) when buying whole-grain crackers.
Decoding whole-grain cracker labels »
by Toby Amidor in Grocery Shopping, Taste Test, August 11, 2010
We’re celebrating fresh tomatoes this week, but we can’t forget about that standby substitute: canned tomatoes. Many of our readers have expressed concern over using canned goods, including BPA risks, nutritional value and of course, food safety. So, how safe is this pantry staple? We’ve got the scoop.
Get the lowdown on canned tomatoes »
Who says ice cream can’t be part of a healthy diet? We sampled five popular vanilla ice cream brands to find out which one was the best-tasting, plus our take on each variety’s fine print.
Get our taste-test results »