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5 “bad” foods you should be eating
Recently, a friend who was eating with me appeared shocked as I spread full-fat natural peanut butter on my whole-wheat...
3 food rules you should steal from the world’s healthiest diet
My husband and I spent 10 days in Italy this past fall. And even though I felt like we were constantly eating and...
How many calories do you think are in this muffin?
I was late for my plane over the holidays but that didn’t keep me from taking a few extra minutes to place my...
Foods that make your workout easier
As a new mom I don’t have a lot of time for exercise. So when I do get moving I want to make the most of it. I...
3 diet myths busted
“I’m working so hard and I still can’t lose weight.” As a nutritionist who specializes in...
Got a hangover? Eat this…
I am a graduate of a university that is almost always near the top of the lists of binge-drinking schools. Needless to...
4 foods to help you quit smoking (and 3 that make it harder)
My sister is trying to quit smoking for good. I know it’s really hard for her to kick the habit, so when I found...
Foods that do the weight-loss work for you
We’ve finally reached the home stretch of the holiday season. There’s still too much holiday chaos to fully...
Would you want the government to ban “junk foods” aimed at kids?
At 19 months, my son Julian doesn’t know who Dora the Explorer or SpongeBob is, let alone request the yogurts...
Chocolate milk is "soda in drag"? Puh-lease!
The other night on my drive home, I heard something on National Public Radio that really got under my skin. Some...
Add this ingredient to your lunch to help you shed pounds
My husband and I are fairly active people, but we’re always looking for more ways to shed a few pounds. (Who isn...
Can a breakfast cereal boost your immunity?
I don't know about you, but when I heard on the news that Kellogg's had slapped a claim on their Krispies cereal boxes...
Why you should embrace the diabetic diet
The thing about a diabetic diet that I don't think most people get is that you don't have to eat special foods or be...
Try this drink to cure a headache & 4 more home remedies for common ailments
When it comes to minor ailments like headaches and motion sickness, I don’t really like to take medications. I...
A natural solution for hot flashes?
I'm a big fan of fatty fish—salmon, tuna and, for the first time this past weekend, grilled sardines! Of course...
3 immune-boosting foods to get you through winter
With all the media hype about the H1N1 flu virus and the seasonal flu, I’m finding it hard not to be worried...
How Long Does OJ Keep Before It Loses Vitamins?
Since we're not big juice drinkers in our house, OJ usually only makes its way into our fridge when guests come to...
5 breakfasts that burn fat
I’m always looking for ways to get more out of my morning workout and eating the right breakfast might be my newfound...
When it comes to breast cancer: is soy safe?
Last week I blogged about what to eat right now for better breast health. I received a lot of comments—and...
What to eat right now for better breast health
At a few years shy of 30, I’m far from the age when the majority of breast cancer cases occur (50+). And then...
Why I buy organic apples
As a nutrition editor, I know the value of eating loads of fruits and vegetables. I prefer to buy local when I can, but...
Are carrots the secret to great sex? 4 recipes to try
To me, carrots are a humble vegetable. However, the Greeks once thought carrots were the secret to great sex. And the...
3 foods that should be in your child's lunchbox
Most of the “water cooler conversation” around our office this time of year is about back to school. (Check...
Shed pounds by eating more of this nutrient
I recently had a baby and am trying to lose those last few pregnancy pounds. With a young child and a full-time job, I...
Worried about tainted food? 3 ways to protect yourself
Until a few months ago, I never gave much thought to E. coli. Or salmonella. Sure, I studied these foodborne bugs when...
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