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Healthy & Fast: Dressing Up Frozen Veggies

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, April 14, 2010

Frozen vegetables are helpful when you need a fast fix. Here are our 5 favorite frozen veggies we keep at home — plus, some recipes to use them in.

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.

Reading List: Exercise Beats the Flu, Trans Fats-Related Heart Attacks & China's New Rice

by in Food News, December 4, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: More evidence that obesity decreases your life expectancy, drinking sugary sodas may lead to diabetes during pregnancy and China will soon produce genetically modified rice.

Weekly Bits: Delectable Sweet Corn, Lighter Spuds & More Cold-Brewing Tips

by in Reader Tips & Comments, August 15, 2009

This week’s top comments from our blog: The best ways to preserve summer’s bounty, plus even more tricks for cold-brewing coffee.

Spotlight Recipe: Black Bean Salad

by in Healthy Recipes, May 25, 2009

This deliciously simple dish is the perfect picnic side. Amazingly, there’s no oil or other fat added to it — meaning it’s fat-free. Instead, you get tons of fiber from the beans, corn and other veggies. A touch of pineapple adds a sweetness to combo, too.