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3 Ways to Tame Your Sweet Tooth

by in Healthy Tips, November 26, 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 desireRead more

Which Super Food is the Most Super of Them All?

by in Ask the Experts, Healthy Tips, November 25, 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.

6 Snacks To Fight An Afternoon Slump

by in Healthy Tips, November 6, 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.

Are Some Salts Healthier Than Others?

by in Healthy Tips, November 3, 2013

Sodium is a necessary nutrient, but most people overdo it on salt. The daily recommendation is to limit sodium intake to 2,300 milligrams per day (less if you suffer from high blood pressure). Given our love of the kitchen staple, it’s not surprising that more and more salt choices are appearing on store shelves. BesidesRead more

Cooking with Beer (the Healthy Way)

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, October 16, 2013

Did you know beer is more than for just drinking? Enjoy the flavor in some of your favorite dishes. Cooking with beer can actually be a healthy way to flavor food—here’s why.

More Foods That Fill You Up

by in Healthy Tips, October 13, 2013

Ever wonder why a doughnut leaves you hungry within moments of finishing, while a bowl of oatmeal keeps you full for hours? An innovative study conducted in the 1990s looked at how “full” someone stayed after consuming 240 calories of a variety of foods. The top five scorers were all whole foods and, surprisingly, theRead more

10 Healthy (and Easy) Canned Bean Recipes

by in Healthy Tips, October 10, 2013

From simple sides to upscale mains dishes, here’s how to get more of this tasty and budget-friendly protein into your diet. What to look for The health benefits of beans are extensive. Canned varieties make for quick recipes, plus you can’t beat the price. Canned foods do get a bad rap for being super salty,Read more