Tag: rice

Nutrition News: Study Results Show Arsenic Levels in Rice

by in Food News, October 1, 2012

Investigations by the FDA and Consumer Reports found alarmingly high amounts of arsenic in rice and rice products. What does this mean about the way your family eats?

But I Just Want Some Tacos!?!

by in Healthy Recipes, Meal Makeovers, May 5, 2010

When you’re craving Mexican food, tacos top the list of need-to-have foods. With some simple swaps, tacos can be part of a healthy diet—read through our tips to find out how.

Spotlight Recipes: Mardi Gras Madness

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, February 15, 2010

This Mardi Gras celebrate Southern-style food without sticks of butter, mounds of meat, and gobs of heavy cream. These top healthy picks will make your mouth water and have your guests begging for more.

Reading List: Exercise Beats the Flu, Trans Fats-Related Heart Attacks & China's New Rice

by in Food News, December 4, 2009

In this week’s nutrition news: More evidence that obesity decreases your life expectancy, drinking sugary sodas may lead to diabetes during pregnancy and China will soon produce genetically modified rice.

Weekly Bits: Foods We Love

by in Reader Tips & Comments, October 24, 2009

This week, we told you about some of our go-to healthy foods — cottage cheese, leftover rice and our top picks for jarred pasta sauces. You came back with even more ways to love them. Here are some of our favorite ideas.

Rice and Beans, Lightened Up

by in Meal Makeovers, June 18, 2009

Did you know combining rice and beans creates a perfect protein? Problem is, many folks sabotage this healthy dish by adding too much fat. Done right, rice and beans can be a simple, spiced-up masterpiece that’s delicious and healthy.