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The Healthiest Social Pages

by in Healthy Tips, March 14, 2012
social pages
Who should you follow?

The food and nutrition information on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest can make your head swirl. With so much information, it’s also tough to know if you’re getting up-to-date reliable facts.  Here are our top recommendations.

Twitter
Some awesome tweeps to follow include:

Rebecca Subbiah RD
Founder of Chow and Chatter, Rebecca is a food blogger and dietitian in both the U.S. and U.K. Her tweets are full of excellent nutrition articles, tips, and healthy recipes.

Twitter handle: @chowandchatter

Rachel Begun
Registered dietitan and gluten-free guru Rachel Begun shares sound advice about going gluten-free and links out to tasty gluten-free products. She also sprinkles in some general nutrition info, too.

Twitter handle: @RachelBegunRD

Rebecca Scritchfield
Rebecca Scritchfield is a registered dietitian who encourages healthy food and daily movement and fun. She encourages putting #mefirst (so you’ll often see her using the hashtag). Her nutrition info is always informative and engaging.

Twitter handle: @ScritchfieldRD

Jill Weisenberger
A registered dietitian and diabetes expert, Jill provides a plethora of information, links and recipes.

Twitter handle: @nutritionjill

Food Safety News
This is a great resource to follow to keep up with food recalls and the latest food safety information.

Twitter handle: @foodsafetynews

And don’t forget to follow Healthy Eats on Twitter, plus our Healthy Eats writers: Toby Amidor, Dana White, Robin Miller, Katie Cavuto Boyle, Janel Funk and Silvana Nardone.

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Your Least Favorite Vegetables

by in Uncategorized, January 27, 2012
Brussels sprouts
Are you sure you don't like Brussels sprouts?

We’re teaming up with fellow food bloggers and healthy eating advocates to host a Healthy Every Week Challenge, a month-long initiative to develop healthy eating habits. The plan is to develop a manageable healthy habit each week that will carry through the new year. Join us here and share what you’re eating on Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #gethealthy.

In honor of “Eat More Fruits and Vegetables” week of our Healthy Every Week Challenge, we asked our pals on Facebook and Twitter what their least favorite vegetable was. There were a few eggplant-haters, a bunch of votes against turnips and peppers, some who won’t eat broccoli, a whole lot of people against beets and even more who loathe Brussels sprouts.

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Your Favorite Smoothie Combinations

by in Uncategorized, January 6, 2012
Photo courtesy of Food Network Magazine, from 50 Smoothies

We’re teaming up with fellow food bloggers and healthy eating advocates to host a Healthy Every Week Challenge, a month-long initiative to develop healthy eating habits. The plan an is to develop a manageable healthy habit each week that will carry through the new year. Join us here and share what you’re eating on Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #gethealthy.

Week one of our Healthy Every Week Challenge is breakfast week and we’re all trying to eat breakfast daily (if you’re not involved in our challenge you should be eating breakfast too!). Smoothies are one favorite, fast, healthy breakfast and since they come in so many varieties and flavors, we asked our pals on Facebook and Twitter for their best smoothie combinations. Your ideas were creative and fun and it seems that many of you like to mix vegetables in with your fruit smoothies — a great way to get in a serving of vegetables at breakfast!

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