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Should you go gluten-free even if you don’t have celiac disease?
Going gluten-free might not be as commonplace as going peanut-free—but you wouldn’t know it when you’...
Which milk is best to buy?
As surprising as it may seem, considering I’m a dietitian and nutrition editor of EatingWell Magazine, my...
Why Jamie Oliver’s battle against chocolate milk may be the wrong one
Last week I was watching Jamie Oliver’s “Food Revolution,” the British chef’s reality TV show,...
It’s National Banana Bread Day! One amazing (healthier) recipe to celebrate
I learned everything I know about baking from my mother. When I was a little girl, I loved getting up super-early on...
Is this super-“healthy” doughnut a good idea? Or are we just tricking the kids?
Since so many of us have resolved that we and our families are going to eat healthier this year, I was troubled to...
Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act Passes House 264-157, Awaits Obama's Signature
The House of Representatives has passed the $4.5 billion Child Nutrition Reauthorization Act, the Associated Press...
Seven Reasons to Pass Child Nutrition Now!
When Congress comes back for the post-election session, there will be little time and many competing priorities. One...
Our Toddlers Are Eating Junk, Too
Nestlé, the world's largest food company (no relation) has conducted periodic studies of infant feeding practices since...
Trick or treat: The hidden health risks of food dyes
I have a hard time saying “no” to gummy candy. But I won’t eat just any variety (bring on the bear-...
How to save $2,997 a year on food without even noticing
When I started doing research for our latest book, EatingWell on a Budget, I was blown away by the stats I came across...
Lunch-packing shortcuts for super-busy moms
With a full-time job and two young boys (Julian, 2, and Kai, 4 months), I’ve basically abandoned nearly all...
What food won’t Jamie Oliver let his kids eat?
What do you let your kids eat? I asked my fellow mom-editors at EatingWell this question yesterday because I’m...
DIY healthy lunchbox treats: homemade fruit bars
When it comes to lunch, not much has changed since I was a kid—even at age 34, I’m still envious when a co-...
4 fast food dinners to steer clear of (and what to order instead)
I guess because I’m a food editor at EatingWell, I shouldn’t be surprised that my friends were shocked when...
Are Happy Meals really a problem? Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver doesn’t think so...
It’s been a tough few months for McDonald’s Happy Meals. In April, Santa Clara County in California banned...
Energy snacks for kid athletes
As a kid, I met the end of August with mixed emotions. I was bummed that summer vacation was ending. But I was psyched...
Foods that boost kids' brain power
In my house, I’m the lunch lady. One of the tasks that fall on my side of our family’s “chore chart...
Why a little chocolate can help your kids eat healthier
What can you do when your kid refuses to eat the very foods he needs most? As a nutrition expert, I know that the...
What’s fresh: zucchini bread for chocolate lovers
Zucchini. Say the word and you’re sure to elicit passionate opinions of this abundant summer vegetable. In my...
3 hot things to put on your (leftover) buns
I hate to throw things away (please don’t look in my closet!), especially when it comes to food (you probably...
4 road-trip snacks that are healthier than gas station eats
Summer is just around the corner and that means that our weekends for the next few months are filling up with lots of...
3 new foods make updated "Dirty Dozen" of produce to buy organic
When I shop for fruits and vegetables I always consult the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) pocket-size...
4 ways to make better meatloaf
There must be something in the air, because I’ve talked about one of my favorite comfort foods—meatloaf...
Deceptive food labels: How to know what’s truly healthy
When you're in a hurry at the grocery store, do you find yourself making food choices based on health promises on the...
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