by Toby Amidor in Healthy Tips, Is It Healthy?, September 28, 2011
by Toby Amidor in Dining Out, Food News, Healthy Tips, June 15, 2011
- They seem healthy, but are they really?
Store shelves are lined with juice blends promising various health benefits. But are they really as healthy as they’re hyped up to be? Here’s the lowdown on 3 popular store-bought juice blends.
Naked’s Green Machine
Naked makes a variety of juice blends including one of their more popular varieties called the Green Machine. They promote their product saying “Greens are one of the most underconsumed foods in the average person’s diet. Drink ‘em up!” One 15.2 fluid ounce contain has 140 calories, 50 percent of your daily dose of vitamin A, and 11 percent of the daily recommended amount of potassium.
by Toby Amidor in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, January 17, 2011
- Smoothies are better than milkshakes, right? Well, not always -- read on to learn about this and 4 more food naming tricks.
Food labels are carefully worded to entice shoppers to choose certain items. A study published in the Journal of Consumer Research found dieters often fall for simple labeling tricks that make them believe certain foods are healthier than they are. Find out the top 5 traps people fell into and how to avoid them.
How to beat top food label tricks »
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, January 10, 2011
Now that winter is upon us, the fresh fruit of summer is a past memory. This is the perfect time to turn to frozen fruit — look for unsweetened varieties to avoid added sugars. Once you stock up, here are 5 easy ways to use this healthy convenience food.
Frozen fruit 5 delicious ways »
by Toby Amidor in Food News, September 10, 2010
Think you don’t have time for breakfast? Think again. These healthy, well-balanced quick bites are ready in 10 minutes or less.
5 ways to a super-fast morning meal »
by Karen Ostergren in Reader Tips & Comments, March 13, 2010
In this week’s nutrition news: Lack of sleep linked to childhood obesity, food images can make you feel full and exploring the evolution of the modern kitchen.
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by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, September 28, 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, March 9, 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.
Smoothies are a healthy dieter’s best friend, but not all are created equal. Here are tips for creating a light and satisfying drink — all in five minutes or less.
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