by Jason Machowsky in Healthy Tips, January 4, 2014
by Dana Angelo White in Food News, January 3, 2014
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 Diets & Weight Loss, January 2, 2014
What new health food trends are on the horizon? Which ingredients will be in health food stores everywhere? And what will restaurant menus be peddling? Here’s the scoop for 2014.
by Dana Angelo White in Food News, January 1, 2014
When the New Year arrives and the weight loss promises are made, the diet advice soon follows — and lots of it. But you’re better off ignoring these five “helpful” suggestions.
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, January 1, 2014
In this week’s news: Vending machines may soon have to dispense more than just candy bars; nutrition professionals say count kale in (again) for 2014; and a dietitian explains the secret to making realistic New Year’s resolutions.
2014: Kale Still Ready For Its Close-Up
According to a survey of 500 dietitians on diet and nutrition trends for 2014, kale, coconut oil and chia seeds will remain on the scene; ancient grains are the next new thing; “low-fat” diets will lose some of their heft; and nutrition blogs will continue to boom (starting right here, of course).
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Holidays, December 31, 2013
It can be challenging to keep things interesting at the breakfast table. Stay out of a breakfast rut this year with these tasty and nutritious options.
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Holidays, December 30, 2013
With alcohol flowing throughout the holiday season, it’s important to be mindful of how much you guzzle. Here are 10 delicious cocktails for less than 250 calories a serving.
by Robin Miller in Robin's Healthy Take, December 29, 2013
Trying to avoid a post-celebration headache come New Year’s Day? Find out if your go-to cure is helpful — or just hype.
by Amy Chaplin in Amy's Whole Food Cooking, December 28, 2013
A little like bacon and eggs with spaghetti instead of toast, this classic Italian dish is as simple as it is decadent. The traditional recipe is made with cured pork jowl (guanciale) or bacon. And although some recipes call for cream, true carbonara contains none.
by Sally Wadyka in Healthy Tips, December 27, 2013
It’s perhaps not surprising that people who can’t eat dairy are delighted when they discover this nut cheese. What is surprising is that cheese connoisseurs seem to thoroughly enjoy it as well.
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