Tag: food news

Why You Should Give Pale Veggies a Chance

by in Food News, September 19, 2013

Health experts keep telling us to eat the rainbow, but according to one recent report, we should be eating more pale produce: Mushrooms, parsnips, onions, cauliflower and potatoes are surprisingly rich in fiber, magnesium and other nutrients. “A potato actually has more potassium than a banana,” says the paper’s author, Purdue University professor Connie Weaver.Read more

Food News: National Parks to Offer Healthier Grub

by in Food News, June 20, 2013

The National Park Service announced a new nationwide “Healthy Parks, Healthy People” plan, issuing food guidelines and standards for healthy options at over 250 national parks.

Ordering Food Online Might Mean Consuming More Calories

by in Dining Out, Food News, October 18, 2012

A recent study found that ordering your meals online isn’t so good for your waistline.

More Help for Healthy Eating on a Budget

by in Food News, September 25, 2012

Last month, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) unveiled their newest consumer-friendly tool – the Good Food on a Tight Budget list.

Food News: McDonald’s Opening Vegetarian-Only Locations

by in Food News, September 6, 2012

McDonald’s is opening two vegetarian-only locations in India. Would you eat vegetarian fast food from this chain?

Is Nutritionally-Balanced Pizza Too Good to Be True?

by in Food News, July 13, 2012

A Glasgow University scientist claims he’s created a nutritionally-balanced pizza that can be eaten at every meal.

Food News: Kids Who Help Cook More Likely to Make Healthy Choices

by in Food News, July 5, 2012

Kids who lend a hand in the kitchen are more likely to make healthy food choices, according to a recent University of Alberta study.

Food News: Healthy Eating More Difficult Than Doing Taxes?

by in Food News, June 11, 2012

Navigating healthy eating doesn’t have to be tricky—yet knowing what to eat (and more importantly, what not to) stumps most Americans. In fact, according to a recent online survey, 52 percent of Americans think it’s easier to do their own taxes than it is to pick a healthy meal. In particular, men, people lacking aRead more

Food News: Minibars, Vending Machines Offer Healthy Alternatives

by in Food News, August 7, 2011

Hotel mini bars and vending machines are now offering healthier snack options, since sales of nuts and trail mix are higher than the traditional junk food.