I’ve been hearing a lot of buzz about coconut oil recently. I had seen it in raw chocolate truffles and heard of people using it in baking. But when Melissa Clark recently dedicated her read full post »
I really like coffee. The morning ritual of brewing a cup, the smell that perks me up before I take a sip and, of course, the flavor all make it my favorite beverage aside from water (water’s delicious!). As a registered dietitian and a nutrition editor for EatingWell Magazine, I know that coffee is fine in moderation. It has lots of antioxidants and is low in calories if you don’t load it up with cream and sugar. Nonetheless, I always feel slightly guilty about drinking it—you know, in a “it’s so good, it must be bad” kind of way.
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Let’s face it—it would be kind of awesome to have super powers. And, although I can’t guarantee X-ray vision or the ability to fly, as a registered dietitian and the associate nutrition editor for EatingWell Magazine I can tell you that there’s some research out there showing that the food you eat can boost your run-of-the-mill abilities, giving an extra edge to your hearing, sight, mind and body (if not exactly enabling you to leap tall buildings in a single bound).
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Even though I spend most of my day writing about food and health as the associate nutrition editor at EatingWell Magazine, I snack at work…a lot. A yogurt with fruit at 10:00, hot chocolate at 2:00, some nuts at 4:00…you get the drift. Now snacking’s not a bad thing—it can fuel you until your next meal and also can be a great place to get in some food groups you’re missing in your other meals.
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I’ve never been a picky eater. Even as a child, I gleefully ate yogurt, wheat germ, broccoli...even liverwurst! And that’s a good thing, because eating a wide variety of whole foods is key to good nutrition. But what about people who flat out hate certain foods?
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