Tag: broccoli

Cranberries 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Thanksgiving, November 2, 2009

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It wouldn’t be fall without cranberries. At only 46 calories a cup, fresh berries add guilt-free sweetness to mains, sides, desserts and more. Plus, they’re an excellent source of vitamin C and fiber. Of course, classic cranberry sauce is on our list, but you’ll be pleasantly surprised with our other healthy finds.

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Video: Dana Talks Brain Food on GMA Health

by in Uncategorized, September 16, 2009

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If you get the ABC News Now channel, you may have caught Dana on “Good Morning America – Health” earlier this week. She talked with host Tanya Rivero about fresh foods that boost your brain. If you missed it, check out the list and watch the short segment here.

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6 Foods to Fuel Your Brain

by in Back to School, Healthy Tips, August 18, 2009

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Whether you’re heading back to classes or to work after a vacation, you might need a brain boost. Instead of overdosing on coffee or jittery energy drinks, here are some fresh foods to help keep your brain in top shape.

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Nutrient to Know: Lutein

by in Nutrients to Know, August 13, 2009

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Ever wondered what makes spinach green? Or egg yolks yellow? The answer: Lutein. This antioxidant doesn’t just add color to your favorite foods; lutein gives a boost to your body, too — inside and out.

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Cool and Crunchy Coleslaws

by in No-Cook Choices, The Veggie Table, August 8, 2009

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The hot, sticky summer we know and love here in New England has finally come. I’ve tucked away my oven mitts and am giving my stove the rest of the season off. So how do I keep cool with my food? I slice up a coleslaw — a cabbage slaw, a broccoli slaw, you name. And guess what? No mayo!

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In the News: Super-Bred Veggies, Teen Weight-Loss Getaways, Trans-Fat Label Confusion & More

by in Food News, July 17, 2009

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From this week’s headlines: Dole is producing new super veggies, top chefs share their healthy secrets and not many Americans are walking or biking to work these days (are you?).

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10 Healthy Foods Under $3

by in Healthy Tips, May 12, 2009


It’s a common myth that healthy foods come with a high price tag. Here are 10 foods overflowing with nutrients that won’t bust your grocery budge. Stock up on your next market run!

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Healthy How-To: Steaming Veggies

by in Healthy Tips, May 5, 2009


Steaming is one of the healthiest cooking techniques around. It’s also a quick-and-easy way to cook up dinner veggies (especially for my family of 5). Here are some of the best vegetables to steam and tips for keeping them nice and crisp.

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Spotlight Recipe: Orange-Scented Broccoli and Cauliflower

by in Healthy Recipes, February 18, 2009

Wake up your winter vegetables with a splash of orange. This veggie-rich side tallies in at 100 calories per serving and the added orange ups the vitamin C to help you fight off those colds.

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