by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Tips, September 14, 2010
by Karen Ostergren in Reader Tips & Comments, March 13, 2010
Oats are definitely healthy eats, but instant oatmeal often gets a bad wrap. A bowl of classic oatmeal packs a hearty dose of vitamins, protein and cholesterol-lowering soluble fiber. So, what about the packets? We’ve got the facts on this convenience food.
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by Karen Ostergren in Healthy Recipes, December 29, 2009
With our latest reader tips and comments, you share ideas for the the bulk bins, how to spice up your morning cereal and a sweet way to get more from your citrus. Plus, check out new ideas for eating your greens.
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by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, Thanksgiving, November 25, 2009
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Even my strong sweet tooth needs a break after a month of holiday treats. This soul-warming recipe from Food Network Magazine has a touch of brown sugar (swap for honey if you prefer), but most of the flavor comes from the cinnamon and dried fruit. Plus, all the whole-grain fiber keeps me from grazing on leftover cookies mid-morning; the B-vitamins are a good energy boost, too. Top with a few chopped nuts for a little extra crunch.
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by Karen Ostergren in Reader Tips & Comments, October 3, 2009
Don’t fall for that old myth about saving calories for the big meal. A smart eater has a healthy breakfast on the morning of the big feast. Skipping it will just leave you overly hungry and primed to overeat come dinnertime. Here are some lightweight breakfast choices that will tide you over.
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Tips, September 29, 2009
Breakfast: It’s the most important meal of the day, and you all shared some great ideas for starting the day off right. Read on for new twists on morning favorites — eggs, pancakes and oatmeal.
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by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, September 28, 2009
We’re all pretty familiar with old-fashioned rolled oats, but there’s more to this whole grain than oatmeal.
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by Katie Cavuto-Boyle in Healthy Recipes, September 27, 2009
One out of every four people ditches breakfast each morning, and many folks who do eat it turn to less-healthy options for a quick fix. Forgo the fruit-filled pastry, and have some fiber-rich carbs, fresh fruit, lean protein or veggies instead. If you’re always starving by lunch time, up the amount of fiber in your morning meal; this will help keep you full.
by Kristine Brabson in Uncategorized, September 16, 2009
You’ve heard it before, and you’ll hear it again — breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Eating it kick-starts your metabolism, improves your concentration and can even help you maintain a healthy weight. But, yes, busy schedules mean we don’t always make the time.
Your day’s first dish doesn’t have to be elaborate — just make sure it packs a powerful punch. If you’re breakfast wary, check out four of my favorite standbys for the busy workweek.
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by Dana Angelo White in Back to School, Healthy Tips, August 18, 2009
If you get the ABC News Now channel, you may have caught Dana on “Good Morning America – Health” earlier this week. She talked with host Tanya Rivero about fresh foods that boost your brain. If you missed it, check out the list and watch the short segment here.
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Whether you’re heading back to classes or to work after a vacation, you might need a brain boost. Instead of overdosing on coffee or jittery energy drinks, here are some fresh foods to help keep your brain in top shape.
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