Tag: coffee

10 Foods That Are Healthier Than You Think

by in Healthy Tips, January 14, 2010

Deciphering which foods are healthy can be tough. Some foods that are marketed as “healthy” are anything but. Other foods might not have a fancy label or have a bad reputation (dark meat, anyone?) and you’re passing them up. Here are 10 foods you may be avoiding unnecessarily.

Weekly Bits: Happy New Year!

by in Reader Tips & Comments, January 2, 2010

Get 2010 off to a great start with these comments from Healthy Eats readers. On this week’s list: Thai take-out from your own kitchen, plus resolutions for a healthy new year.

Reading List: Anti-Energy Drinks, Airport Food Safety & the Green Restaurant Trend

by in Food News, January 1, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Caffeine to be listed on food products, the popularity of green restaurants and a look at calories in today’s home cooked meals

Coffee: Good or Bad?

by in Healthy Tips, October 22, 2009

Americans consume 400 million cups of coffee per day. In Italy, people down 14 billion espressos every year. But the coffee-guzzling king is Finland, where residents drink more coffee than anywhere else in the world. Clearly, coffee is one of our favorite beverages, but is it good or bad?

Reading List: Caffeine Hurts Your Heart, A Look at Cheap Food & A Pro Footballer Goes Veg

by in Food News, September 4, 2009

A new (rather graphic) ad wants to keep you from pouring on the pounds, coffee and alcohol are linked to irregular heartbeats and there’s a new “veggie-filled” Goldfish snack on the market.

Weekly Bits: Cool Java Tricks, Sweet & Savory Melon and More

by in Reader Tips & Comments, August 8, 2009

Last week, you (the readers) shared great tips on healthier chicken salad recipes and making baby food at home. This week: DIY frozen treats, the perfect cold brew and creative ways to dress up your watermelon.

In the News: Backyard Chicken Coops, the Latest on Omega 3 Fats & Collagen Cocktails – Yum!

by in Food News, August 7, 2009

In this week’s round-up: Millions of kids lacking vitamin D, specialty drinks are the newest fast food trend, and Japanese women guzzling collagen in hopes of staying young

Make Your Own Iced Coffee

by in Healthy Tips, No-Cook Choices, August 4, 2009

Sipping on a tall cup of iced coffee may be refreshing in the summer heat, but load it up with creamy and sugary add-ins and your drink can rack up the fat and calories. Here’s the skinny on creating a lighter iced coffee and more on one hot trend for making a cup of Joe: cold brewing.

In the News: Warning for Tea Drinkers, Starbucks Goes Green, Teen Weight Loss Surgery & More

by in Food News, July 3, 2009

From this week’s headlines: Starbucks goes eco-friendly, weekly food recalls, making dinner faster and easier, and weight loss surgery for teens.