by Toby Amidor in Food News, Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, March 31, 2011
by Toby Amidor in Diets & Weight Loss, Healthy Tips, March 29, 2011
Low-fat is out and healthy fat is in. Does that mean the era of low-fat cookies is over? Not necessarily. Find out which fats are now recommended and how low-fat foods can fit into a healthy diet.
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Tips, In Season, March 23, 2011
You’re trying really hard to eat healthy and exercise. Maybe you saw some results in the beginning or just aren’t seeing the numbers go down on the scale. Frustrated, you wonder: “Why the heck aren’t I losing weight?” Here are 10 reasons why you’re not seeing results.
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Tips, March 22, 2011
- Grow your own veggies with your getting-started tips. Image courtesy Food Network Magazine.
Spring is officially here! Believe it or not, it’s time to start making plans for your backyard garden. In a few short months (Mother Nature-permitting) you’ll have a flourishing garden with a bounty of the most local produce you can get. Here are some simple tips to get you started.
The basics: Grow your own food »
by Dana Angelo White in Ask the Experts, Farmers' Market Finds, March 21, 2011
- One more reason to enjoy yogurt: It's good for your teeth, along with these 9 other foods.
We’ve been taught to brush twice a day and floss, but eating the right foods also contributes to clean and shiny teeth and gums. Keep your mouth happy by chomping on these 10 foods.
10 good-for-your-teeth foods »
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, March 15, 2011
Local farms across the country are gearing up for another harvest season, and we can’t wait! You can get your own little piece of a local farm by signing up for a community-supported agriculture program. So, is it the right choice for you? We’re breaking down some frequently-asked CSA questions to help you decide.
by Toby Amidor in Ask the Experts, Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, Label Decoder, March 7, 2011
- Ina Garten's Brussels Sprouts
When you eat the rainbow, you get a rainbow of nutrients, so each month, we’re offering up 10 ways to eat foods of a different color. With both St. Patty’s Day and spring just around the corner, what better color to focus on than green? March is also National Nutrition Month and this year the focus is eating a variety of colors, so be sure to check out some yummy orange and red-colored foods, too.
10 ways to eat more green »
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Tips, March 3, 2011
Want the inside scoop on label reading? We spoke to registered dietitian Bonnie Taub-Dix, author of the new label-decoding book Read It Before You Eat It. Check out her responses to Healthy Eats’ reader questions, and find out the biggest mistakes shoppers make.
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by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Tips, March 1, 2011
- Everyone can customize these breakfast burritos, making it a dish the whole family will love!
Breakfast burritos are the perfect family breakfast: They’re nutritious, easy and totally customizable for both picky junior eaters and adults. When I tried this at home, my kids went gaga! Here’s how to make a breakfast burrito spread to please the whole family.
Breakfast burrito how-to »
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, February 28, 2011
No one eats perfectly all the time – even dietitians! But when bad habits become common practice, you can end up with weight gain, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and a host of other potential health problems. So which lousy habits are getting folks into trouble? Here are the top 10 faux pas on our hit list, and how to avoid them. How many are part of your regular routine?
10 eating habits to stop now »
- Ellie's Pumpkin Rice Pudding
I was never a rice pudding fan until a few years ago when my middle daughter starting requesting it daily. Since then, I’ve been experimenting with a few variations of this classic to help lighten up the creamy calories while still maintaining its delicious flavor.
See how we lighten up rice pudding »