5 Healthy Kid Trends to Try in 2016

by in Healthy Tips, January 5, 2016

Feeding your kids is always a challenge. Feeding them healthy food that’s easy for you to make and fun for them to eat is the Holy Grail of parenting. Luckily, the top five food trends for kids this year fit all of those criteria. “These foods are fun, but not because they have tons of sugar or artificial fluorescent colors,” says Kate Geagan, M.S., RDN, author of Go Green, Get Lean.

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Should You Eat Bugs?

by in Healthy Tips, January 4, 2016

Insects like crickets, mealworms, ants and caterpillars are being touted as one of the hottest culinary trends. Should these crawly critters be part of your diet?

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Foodie New Year “Cleanse”

by in Healthy Recipes, January 3, 2016

If you want to give your eating habits a good kick in the pants, now’s a good time to begin. After a season of excess, it’s nice to start January on a healthy note. But if you expect that to mean pallid plates of baked chicken and steamed vegetables, you’ve come to the wrong place. Instead, we have a weekly plan that includes suggestions for healthy, flavorful meals you can cook each week.

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Produce Picks: Cauliflower

by in Healthy Recipes, January 2, 2016

A popular substitute for starchy and gluten-heavy foods, cauliflower is an unsung superfood! As a member of the cruciferous-vegetable family (think kale, cabbage, bok choy, broccoli), cauliflower has significant levels of glucosinolates, which break down to form chemicals that may ward off cancer. Mom may have been onto something when she reminded you to eat your broccoli.

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7 Ways to Jump-Start Your New Year’s Resolutions

by in Healthy Tips, January 1, 2016

Losing weight and getting healthy isn’t something that happens once a year — it’s something that should last a lifetime. Instead of waiting until January 1 to start planning your healthy eating resolutions, start doing these seven things today.

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8 Healthy Food Trends to Look for in 2016

by in Healthy Tips, December 31, 2015

Food trends come and go. While many are fabulous, others make you scratch your head in disbelief. The healthy food trends forecast for 2016 were created to help fit into your hectic lifestyle and also enjoy indulgences (in moderation, of course). Here’s what you’ll be seeing in the upcoming year.

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9 New Year’s Resolution Diet Mistakes You’re Already Making

by in Healthy Tips, December 30, 2015

Don’t be duped by bad diet advice. To achieve optimum health in the new year, steer clear of these diet don’ts, and stick with our advice on what to do.

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6 Kitchen Hacks for Champagne

by in Healthy Tips, December 29, 2015

After you pop the cork for all the holiday festivities, don’t let the leftovers fizzle! Save the extra bubbly for these innovative culinary goodies. Read more

Can Beer Be a Part of a Healthy Diet?

by in Healthy Tips, December 28, 2015

Frosty craft beers are hotter than ever, and there’s way more to them than just cracking one open to watch the game. Beer enthusiasts are touting their favorite specialty batches for everything from food pairings to exercise recovery. Can these popular brewskis be part of a healthy diet?

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5 Myths About Bacon – Busted!

by in Healthy Tips, December 27, 2015

According to market research, 80 percent of American households have bacon on their weekly grocery list, contributing to the over 1 billion finger-licking servings being dished out each year. Along with the popularity of pork fat comes many misconceptions — let’s set the record straight on some of the most-popular bacon folklore.

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