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Foods to get rid of bad breath
There’s nothing worse than meeting someone and realizing that your breath smells like your tuna lunch, stale...
What’s on Michelle Obama’s Plate? How the First Lady Wants to Make Your Dinner Healthier Using MyPlate
First Lady Michelle Obama is the ultimate busy mom—last week she presented at the Oscars, this morning she’s on...
What are trans fats & are there still foods with trans fats to avoid?
First, some good news: manufacturers have significantly reduced the amount of trans fats in packaged foods. Even better...
Retrain your cravings: 5 ways to learn to love healthier foods
Trying to clean up your diet and eat healthier this year but having a hard time loving the new healthy foods you should...
One surprising possible cause for celiac disease
If you go to the grocery store you’ll probably notice that gluten-free products are more widespread than ever...
How to know how much sugar is in your food
One of the biggest offenders in our diets is an abundance of added sugars.
Is sugar really poison?
I was surprised when I recently saw the statistic that Americans spend about 23 percent of our grocery dollars on...
What to eat & what to skip to save money on food
Like a great many people, I was disheartened to learn that the price of food will be on the rise over the next year....
Olympic appetites: how 8 top athletes eat to win
The world’s fastest, fittest athletes are competing in the summer Games, but what fuels their power? I talked...
Is corn healthy or not? 5 myths about sweet corn busted
Sweet corn is one of summer’s simplest, purest pleasures. A fresh-picked ear, grilled to caramelized perfection...
Do you need to buy organic? The bottom line on how bad pesticides are for you
Today, the nonprofit Environmental Working Group (EWG) released its latest report, called the Dirty Dozen, of the 12...
Foods that are healthier together
I hear of a new health benefit of a different food virtually every day as associate nutrition editor of EatingWell...
Shocking levels of sugar in 8 popular beverages
When New York City announced a plan to ban the sale of sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces this week, it sparked debate...
What is umami? The basic taste you’ve never heard of
A few months ago, I took on an ambitious cooking project that made my wife scratch her head. It left our kitchen a mess...
Foods to prevent allergies and asthma—what works and what doesn’t
Can a healthy diet help you breathe easier? Some research says…yes. But there are also a lot of unproven dietary...
5 bad eating habits you should break
Struggling to keep your weight in check? As a registered dietitian and associate nutrition editor of EatingWell...
Hunger Hits Home: 6 Inspiring People Who Are Fighting Hunger
Once again, FN Dish (Food Network's food blog) has invited food bloggers from around the country to "pull up a...
5 myths about vitamins
A recent government study said more than half of all Americans take dietary supplements, which in my opinion is...
What to eat to beat an afternoon energy slump
As the afternoon rolls along (or drags on, depending on your take), the office candy bowl sees an uptick in traffic....
Green Up Your Kitchen Challenge Tip 7: Clean Out Your Cleaning Products
Toxins get into our bodies through more than just food. We are exposed to them through our carpets, lawn chemicals—even...
Green Up Your Kitchen Challenge Tip 5: Find A New Fish That’s Low In Mercury
Toxins get into our bodies through more than just food. We are exposed to them through our carpets, lawn chemicals—even...
Green Up Your Kitchen Challenge Tip 4: Tackle Your Plastic Container Collection
Toxins get into our bodies through more than just food. We are exposed to them through our carpets, lawn chemicals—even...
Green Up Your Kitchen Challenge Tip 2: Turn Down The Heat On Nonstick Pans
Toxins get into our bodies through more than just food. We are exposed to them through our carpets, lawn chemicals—even...
Which salmon should I buy?
I went to two dinner parties recently and guess what was served at both? Salmon. It made me wonder: is salmon the new...
4 nutrients you might not be getting enough of
When the USDA came out with its Dietary Guidelines last year, it also published information on the so-called “...
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