Tag: snack

10 Non-Resolution Resolutions

by in Healthy Tips, January 3, 2011

chopping vegetables

Forget your typical resolutions….to lose 50 pounds this year, to fit into a size 4 or to hit the gym 5 days a week. This year make a resolution that’s attainable, without a number attached! Here are some non-resolution resolutions for 2011.

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Reading List: No Sub For Real Fruit, Calories In Theaters, and Time For Your “Shelvic” Exam

by in Food News, September 3, 2010

children's vitamins

In this week’s nutrition news: Too many vitamins can harm kids, the unsanitary conditions found on egg farms and have you looked inside your pantry lately?

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Label Decoder: Olestra

by in Grocery Shopping, Label Decoder, July 23, 2010

potato chips

When I was in graduate school, some of my fellow dietetic students tracked down one of the first stores where the nonfat fried chips were being sold. The employee that answered the phone explained how he’d downed an entire package and had a horrible stomach ache (though he was a bit more descriptive of his symptoms). From that day on, I knew chips fried in Olestra weren’t all they were cracked up to be.

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Reading List: Better In-Flight Foods, Contaminated Beef and Proposed HFCS Ban

by in Food News, April 16, 2010

salt

In this week’s nutrition news: Home cooking makes a comeback, General Mills pledges to reduce salt levels in its products and a potato chip stand-in takes snackers by storm.

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Reading List: Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution, Bake Sale Ban & Kombucha Madness

by in Food News, March 26, 2010

exercise

In this week’s nutrition news: Jamie Oliver’s new TV show takes on fat America, stay fit by moving an hour a day and baby food is the latest snack trend.

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Healthy, Kid-Friendly Snacks

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, March 17, 2009

These days, snacks often mean cookies, candy, chips or even donuts — that is, nothing nutritious! If he could, my seven-year-old son would live on junk foods alone, but as the adult (and a nutritionist mom of three), it’s my job to make sure the right choices are available for my family. Check out these tips for creating healthy, kid-friendly snacks.

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Dana's Healthy & Fast Snack Ideas

by in Healthy Recipes, March 4, 2009

We have a superstar in our midst! Dana — as in Dana Angelo White, one of our resident experts — stars in a new series of videos on Foodnetwork.com. In them, she shares prep tips and healthy tidbits about a few of her favorite quick snacks. Her green herb hummus is on my to-try list for the weekend. And what a lovely kitchen!

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