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Yes, Turmeric Is the Spice of the Moment (Here’s Why)

by in Healthy Tips, April 17, 2014

— Long a mainstay of South Asian cooking, turmeric adds zing to curries and other dishes. But it has also been used in Eastern cultures for thousands of years for its medicinal properties. More recently, turmeric has caught the attention of Western researchers who have been studying the herb and its potential health benefits.

6 Healthy Eating Apps That Are Worth a Download

by in Healthy Tips, April 5, 2014

There are so many health and fitness apps it can make hard to determine which ones are worthwhile. Here are 8 healthy food apps that you’ll actually use regularly.

5 Foods That Should Always Be in Your Desk Drawer

by in Healthy Tips, March 30, 2014

When the hunger pangs strike in the middle of your busy work day, don’t run to the nearest vending machine. Stock your desk with these healthy picks.

Salad Bar Face-Off: Which Is Healthier?

by in Which is Healthier?, March 27, 2014

Before you hit the salad bar, see how some popular ingredients compare. Italian Dressing vs. Balsamic Vinaigrette WINNER: Balsamic vinaigrette. Balsamic vinaigrette can contain a third fewer calories and grams of fat than Italian dressing. Bottled versions of both are often made with additives and preservatives, so mix your own: Combine three parts olive oil with one partRead more

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

5 Great Reasons to Eat Cabbage

by in Healthy Tips, March 17, 2014

Cabbage is the iconic veggie of St. Patrick’s Day, to be savored and enjoyed with or without corned beef. Here are 5 reasons why you should pick up a head (or two!) on your next trip to the market.

Foods That Drive Dietitians Craaaazzy

by in Ask the Experts, March 16, 2014

As a nutrition professional who works with food, there are many unhealthy items that, truth be told, make my skin crawl. (Those bowls made out of bacon?! I’m a bacon fan, but come on!) And I’m not alone. I polled registered dietitians from across the country to see what foods drive them bonkers. Some ofRead more

5 Foods To Always Have In Your Fridge

by in Healthy Tips, March 9, 2014

A fridge filled with health-promoting ingredients is an amazing thing. Next time you stand there scanning the shelves, make sure these foods are within reach.

Top Healthy Snacks on the Slopes

by in Healthy Tips, March 1, 2014

With all the snow falling throughout the country, it’s an exciting time to hit the slopes. And if you like to spend all day outdoors whooshing down the mountain, you’ll need to stay fueled. Ski lodge offerings have come a long way over the years and you can find some healthy options– for a pretty penny. Instead, pack a few healthy snacks in your multi-pocketed ski jacket and munch away on the chair lift or gondola.

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