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Canned Tomatoes: Good or Bad?

by in Food Safety, Grocery Shopping, Healthy Tips, August 17, 2010

Many of our readers have expressed concern over using canned goods. Some common concerns: BPA, nutritional value and of course, food safety. We’ll give you the scoop on this pantry staple and tell you if you should be stocking up.

Tomato Debate: Fresh vs. Cooked

by in Healthy Tips, Tomatoes, July 28, 2009

You may know that the more you cook a food, the more you destroy its nutrients, but is that true for tomatoes? Not exactly. In fact, some nutrients increase when you cook tomatoes, while others drop off.

In the News: High-Cal Dining Out, A Tomato Pill, Get Your Fiber & More

by in Food News, June 5, 2009

From this week’s headlines: The highest-calorie restaurant dishes, low male fertility and poor diets linked, a tomato pill for your heart and kids get hands-on with healthy food.