Tag: popcorn

Dining Out: Theater Concession Stands

by in Dining Out, February 25, 2010

You may love to take your family to the movies but want to shield their eyes from the concession stand. Buttery popcorn, pizza, nachos, french fries, hot dogs, slushies, ice cream and gobs of candy sound appealing, but chow down on some of these options and you might easily gobble up two-days worth of calories in just two hours.

Reading List: Overweight Pets, Fake Alli Warning & A Huge Beef Recall

by in Food News, January 22, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Concerns over BPA in plastics, counterfeit Alli sold online, and celebrate National Popcorn Day!

Reading List: The Dangers of Detox, Get Fit with Video Games & Popcorn's Eye-Popping Calories

by in Food News, November 20, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: Shocking results on the calories in popcorn, tortilla company linked to school food poisoning outbreaks and a new study shows how you prepare your fish may benefit your heart.

Smarter Snacks: Picks for During & After School

by in Back to School, Kid-Friendly, August 21, 2009

When I tell my younger clients to eat 3 meals and 2 to 3 small, healthy snacks a day, they often look at me with a puzzled face and say, “I’m supposed to snack?” Well, yes, of course, but it’s all about picking wisely. Kids should get 25% of their daily calories from snacks, so these mini-meals should be full of vitamins and minerals to help them grow. But the question is: what’s a healthy snack that your kid will want to eat?