by Jason Machowsky in Healthy Tips, January 4, 2014
by Sally Wadyka in Healthy Tips, December 27, 2013
The food we eat should not only be enjoyable, but also nourishing as well. With the recent surge of research on digestive health, the promotion of probiotics has become common. But without the right “food,” those healthy bacteria won’t last long — much like a seed can’t grow without water. Enter prebiotics!
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Tips, December 26, 2013
There are plenty of things that are — without debate — good for you. A plate of steamed vegetables with brown rice, for example. Or a bowl of fresh fruit. Or a piece of poached salmon. But there’s a long list of other foods that, despite wearing a so-called “health halo,” might not be the nutritional powerhouses everyone seems to think they are. Read more
by Sally Wadyka in Healthy Tips, December 14, 2013
During the cold winter months, the availability of fresh fruit may be more limited. This is the perfect time to grab for dried varieties — or is it?
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Tips, December 9, 2013
There are always a couple of trendy foods du jour — currently, it’s kale and chia seeds — that seem to get all of the attention. But there are many unsung healthy heroes that should find their way into your diet on a regular basis. Here, nutrition experts weigh in on the top five foods you may not be eating — but should be.
by Sally Wadyka in Healthy Tips, December 1, 2013
There’s a new super food in town. Is the oddly gorgeous dragon fruit poised to be the next pomegranate?
by Jason Machowsky in Healthy Tips, November 26, 2013
When you’re already plunking down five dollars or more for a smoothie, it can be hard to justify the additional cost of the various supplements and mix-ins offered on the menu. But with names like “recharge,” “immune booster” and “cold fighter,” the pricey additions can be hard to resist.
by Toby Amidor in Ask the Experts, Healthy Tips, November 25, 2013
Many people are addicted to sugar, even if they don’t realize it. Sugar is hidden in cereal, bread and sauces. It’s poured into desserts, soda and coffee drinks. It lurks in processed foods in many forms (syrups, cane juice, fructose and turbinado, to name just a few). Consuming all of this sugar increases our desire for it, as evidenced by research demonstrating how sugar activates the brain’s reward systems much the way drugs do.
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Tips, November 6, 2013
We’ve all heard the term “super food” being tossed around. But which super food tops the list? Nutrition experts around the country were asked to choose one food they consider better than the rest. Here’s what they said.
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Tips, November 5, 2013
Scarfing down sugar-filled candy and over-salted snacks will leave you feeling sluggish–not to mention guilty. To beat an afternoon crash the healthy way, try these six foods.
A popular ad agency is pitting broccoli against kale. But is one of these cruciferous veggies really healthier than the other?