Tag: fat

Can Butter Be Part of a Healthy Diet? (Seriously, Now.)

by in Healthy Tips, July 12, 2014

The old butter verses margarine controversy is back in the spotlight. With many folks favoring wholesome, natural foods, margarine has now taken a backseat to butter. But can this full fat delight be part of a healthy diet?

Low-Fat Foods: Good or Bad?

by in Food News, Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, March 31, 2011

Low fat is out and healthy fat is in. Does that mean the era of low fat cookies is over? Not necessarily. Find out which fats are now recommended and how low fat foods can fit into a healthy diet.

Talking to the Experts: Food Label Guru Bonnie Taub-Dix

by in Ask the Experts, Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, Label Decoder, March 7, 2011

Want the inside scoop on label reading? We picked the brain of registered dietitian Bonnie-Taub Dix and author of the new book Read It Before You Eat It which helps to decode food labels. Check out her responses to Healthy Eats reader questions and find out the biggest mistake shoppers make!

Food Labeling: Beware the “Health” Halo

by in Grocery Shopping, Label Decoder, January 7, 2011

Many folks read food labels to gain better insight on the foods they choose. However, with so many claims plastered on labels things can get really confusing. Even worse, food companies use these claims to push certain products and make you think they’re healthier than they really are. Curious about the top 10 food label boobie traps?

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

by in Food News, July 17, 2009

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?).