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Pantry Makeover: What to Stock, What to Skip

by in Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, January 13, 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.

150-Calorie Snacks

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, January 12, 2011

Snacks are an important part of a well-balanced diet and should contain healthy nutrients like calcium, protein, whole grains, vitamins or minerals. Aim for 1 to 2 snacks per day that are around 150 calories each. Skip those expensive snack packs and try these ten filling 150 calorie snacks instead.

Pop Quiz: How Healthy Are You? (Part 2: Fluids)

by in Healthy Tips, January 11, 2011

Last week you took the whole grain challenge, this week find out how much you know about fluids. Take the four questions quiz and score yourself (answers on the bottom). Good luck!

Healthy Bits: Your Favorite Snacks

by in Healthy Tips, Reader Tips & Comments, January 9, 2011

Snacking smart is an important part of a healthy diet, and  it’s one of the most delicious ways, too!  Luckily, you’re almost as snack-happy as we are — you gave us tons of ideas when we polled you on Facebook for your favorite between-meal muchies. Here are some of the best ideas from our FacebookRead more

Getting Healthy: What’s Stopping You?

by in Healthy Tips, January 6, 2011

Everyone pledges to get healthier for the New Year, but by February it’s a distant memory. We polled our loyal followers on Facebook and Twitter to see what stands in their way from meeting annual health and fitness goals. Here’s what they had to say and some expert advice to help overcome those barriers.

Fridge Makeover: What to Stock, What to Skip

by in Healthy Tips, January 4, 2011

For 2011, it’s out with the old and in with the new for your fridge and freezer. We’ve got 5 things to scratch off your shopping list and 5 fresher, healthier, and more affordable things to put in their place.

Pop Quiz: How Healthy Are You? (Part 1: Whole Grains)

by in Healthy Tips, January 4, 2011

Ring in the season of healthy resolutions by testing your nutrition know-how. Take our weekly quizzes all month long and see how you score. First up: a whole-grain challenge. Answers are at the bottom, so scroll down slowly –- no cheating!

10 Non-Resolution Resolutions

by in Healthy Tips, January 3, 2011

Forget your typical resolutions….to lose 50 pounds this year, to fit into a size 4 or to hit the gym 5 days a week. This year make a resolution that’s attainable without a number attached! Here are some non-resolution resolutions for 2011.

Top Picks: Healthy Apps and Web Sites

by in Food News, Healthy Tips, January 3, 2011

With so many nutrition websites and apps popping up, who has time to check them all out? We took a look at those most talked about. Here’s what we found.