All Posts In Healthy Tips

Food Fight!: Caffeinated Drinks

by in Food Fight, July 16, 2014

Looking for that morning or afternoon buzz? Caffeinated creations — including coffee, tea, soda and energy drinks — vary not only in their pick-me-up powers but also in their nutritional benefits. Find out which ones offer the most (and least) perks. Coffee Caffeine content: A typical cup of coffee (8 fluid ounces) contains 80 toRead more

Can Butter Be Part of a Healthy Diet? (Seriously, Now.)

by in Healthy Tips, July 12, 2014

The old butter verses margarine controversy is back in the spotlight. With many folks favoring wholesome, natural foods, margarine has now taken a backseat to butter. But can this full fat delight be part of a healthy diet?

5 Ways to Prevent Summer Weight Gain in Children

by in Healthy Tips, July 6, 2014

A Harvard University study released in early June 2014 found that kids gain weight more quickly over the summer than during the school year. With the warm weather and more opportunities to play outdoors, you would think the opposite is true! Here’s a look at what’s happening to our children and 5 ways to prevent unwanted weight gain during summer vacation.

Should You Skip Breakfast? (Sorry, the Answer Is Still No.)

by in Healthy Tips, June 19, 2014

A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that skipping breakfast doesn’t affect weight loss in dieters. If you think the findings of this study give you permission to skip breakfast, think again!

Orange Is the New Orange. Nutritionally, That Is.

by in Healthy Tips, June 5, 2014

With the new season of the prison drama Orange Is the New Black set to debut this week, it seems like a good time to celebrate all things orange. But that’s not necessarily a nod to neon-orange processed food — like crunchy cheese curls — or even prison garb, for that matter. This is aboutRead more

5 Must-Haves for a Healthy Summer Fridge

by in Healthy Tips, May 15, 2014

I know the 4th of July will be here in what feels like minutes. What better time, then, to “summer-ize” my fridge? I want to keep things lean, light and healthier in the summer, and by stocking my fridge (and freezer!) now, I’ll be ready for the season well before Memorial Day. You probably doRead more

Healthy Food That Doesn’t Cost a Fortune? Yes, Please.

by in Healthy Tips, May 5, 2014

Healthy eating can stir up images of six-dollar pints of organic strawberries or another day of steamed vegetables. But the truth is, you can eat well without breaking the bank by implementing a few strategies.

What’s the Deal with Hemp?

by in Healthy Tips, April 26, 2014

Hemp products are becoming increasingly popular, but what exactly is hemp? To answer a few burning questions…yes, hemp is a species of Cannabis sativa, but no, it’s not the same as marijuana.

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.

123...102030...