Tag: ice cream

Small Steps: 5 Ways To Get More Calcium

by in Healthy Tips, Small Steps, August 11, 2010

We’ve told you how to drink more water, fit in more exercise and eat more fruit—this week it’s all about calcium. If you don’t get enough of this mineral, here are 5 ways to help.

Label Decoder: Xanthan Gum

by in Label Decoder, November 5, 2009

Xanthan gum’s not hard to find when you’re checking labels. Candy, puddings, ice cream, even cottage cheese — it’s all over grocery store shelves. Although it’s not the easiest word to pronounce, xanthan gum is one additive that you can chew on without worry.

Label Decoder: High Maltose Corn Syrup

by in Label Decoder, August 13, 2009

You’ve probably seen high maltose corn syrup listed on food labels before, even if you don’t quite remember where. Did you know high maltose corn syrup is a close cousin to the infamous high fructose corn syrup? Numerous questions are probably swirling in your head right now. Luckily, we’ll tell you all about it. Read on to get the scoop (literally; it’s found in ice cream).

Spotlight Recipes: Make It a No-Cook Week

by in Healthy Recipes, No-Cook Choices, August 3, 2009

Turn off the stove and turn to these no-cook summer recipes. No need to dial up the takeout when you can create full meals from vitamin-rich fresh fruits and vegetables.

In the News: Fitness for Dog Lovers, A Whopper of a Shake & Eating for the Earth

by in Food News, May 22, 2009

In this weeks round up: high-calorie snacks, new food recalls, post-workout snacks for athletes, eating for mother earth and dieting for dog lovers.

Spotlight Recipe: Grilled Pineapple with Vanilla Ice Cream & Rum Sauce

by in Healthy Recipes, May 18, 2009

Start your grilling season with this slimming Ellie Krieger dessert. Pineapples are the only known source of bromelain, an enzyme that may help reduce inflammation. With 154 calories and 5 grams of fat per pineapple ring, it’s a perfect dessert for a hot day (especially with bathing suit season around the corner).