Tag: beans

This Week’s Nutrition News Feed

by in Food News, April 10, 2014

In this week’s news: Bean buffs have reason to rejoice; “plant-based protein” shapes up to be the other white meat; and vitamin D is back in the spotlight (make that the sunlight). Bring On the Three-Bean Salad Just one serving a day of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils appears to reduce “bad” cholesterol, a review ofRead 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

Top 5 Foods To Boost Your Mood

by in Healthy Tips, April 11, 2011

Feeling a little down in the dumps? While it may not be able to cure all that ails you, what you eat can certainly affect how you feel. Make these 5 feel-good foods part of your regular routine.

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.

But I Just Want Some Tacos!?!

by in Healthy Recipes, Meal Makeovers, May 5, 2010

When you’re craving Mexican food, tacos top the list of need-to-have foods. With some simple swaps, tacos can be part of a healthy diet—read through our tips to find out how.

10 Foods for Healthy Hair

by in Healthy Tips, March 12, 2010

What you eat affects every part of your body — even your hair. When it comes to keeping your locks lovely, some nutrients play an extra important role. Here are 10 foods to keep on your plate.