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January 16, 2013 - 1:15pm

Trying to clean up your diet and eat healthier this year but having a hard time loving the new healthy foods you should be eating? I’m the same way: there are so many bad foods I love and so many good ones I feel like I’m forcing myself to eat.

9 “Bad” Foods You Can Feel Good About Eating

The good news: in EatingWell Magazine, Holly Pevzner reports on new research that shows and curb your taste for those foods you may regret getting chummy with.

Ditch These 4 Foods to Clean Up Your Diet

The secret to learning to love healthier foods lies in using all five senses. “A food’s...

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March 14, 2012 - 1:12pm

I went to two dinner parties recently and guess what was served at both? Salmon. It made me wonder: is salmon the new steak? If so, great! I LOVE this fish and am perfectly fine with that. My doctor probably is, too: the new U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommend Americans eat two servings of fish a week. There are so many different types of salmon, which is loaded with heart-healthy, brain-boosting omega-3 fats, and ways to serve them that it would be hard for me to get bored with this fish. 

Recipes to Try: Easy Salmon Cakes and More Delicious Salmon Recipes

But that said, there are certain types of salmon that I try to stay away from and certain questions I always ask before I buy. Here are 7 tips to help you buy the best salmon, which I reported on...

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August 11, 2011 - 1:10pm
EatingWell wants to know: Who should be our unsung Healthy Heroes for 2011?

Nominate your favorite farmer, activist, food writer, politician or chef who has done something outstanding and unique to promote a better, healthier way of eating in the past year.

* This person or people should have done something significant, unique and replicable in 2011 that has had a local or national impact on our food system or culture. 

* Please think of people who are not in the national news on a regular basis. We are looking for looking for the NEXT Michael Pollan, Michelle Obama, Alice Waters or Robert Kenner.

Please tell us why you've...
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May 9, 2011 - 6:36pm
By Lisa Gosselin in EatingWell Blogs

Top chefs. Gorgeous dresses and smart suits. Larger-than-life personalities Melt-in-your mouth dishes. Colorful alcoholic concoctions. That sums up the James Beard Awards and while Monday night's big awards ceremony was dedicated to recognizing star chefs from around the country, a group of us were at Friday night's much more intimate sit-down dinner for the James Beard Media Awards where we were finalists for three prizes.

After hob nobbing at the cocktail party with Colman Andrews, Barry Estabrook and Corby Kummer, I found our seats. We had two full tables, were up for three awards and held our breaths as Ted Allen and Gail Simmons announced the winners. I was sitting next to contributing editor Rachael Moeller Gorman, (who has won for us before). She was so nervous she could barely touch her salmon en papillote. Fortunately, the award she was...

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April 22, 2011 - 11:23am

Throughout April we’ve asked members of our Green Living group on to give us your best tips for greening up your kitchen. Lots of you shared awesome, innovative tips, and our top 10 choices are below. (Click here to join the fun in our Green Living community now.)

Check out their great ideas (you may even pick up some new tricks!) and vote for your favorite to help us choose our top winner (who will receive EatingWell in Season: The Farmers’ Market Cookbook)....

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