Nutrition http://www.eatingwell.com/taxonomy/term/1037/all en Crack into This: How Much Sugar Is in Your Favorite Easter Candy? http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/crack_into_this_how_much_sugar_is_in_your_favorite_easter_candy <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/crack_into_this_how_much_sugar_is_in_your_favorite_easter_candy" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/" alt="Crack into This: How Much Sugar Is in Your Favorite Easter Candy? Blog Post" title="Crack into This: How Much Sugar Is in Your Favorite Easter Candy? Blog Post" border="0" /></a></div> <div> <p><img src="http://www.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/images/SugarEaster_630px.jpg" width="100%" title="Easter Candy" alt="Easter Candy" /></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/crack_into_this_how_much_sugar_is_in_your_favorite_easter_candy#comments Charlotte Fisher Health Blog Recipes & Menus Health Holidays Nutrition Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:17:36 +0000 kurtschulitz 290128 at http://www.eatingwell.com Why Bob Harper Is Eating a Mediterranean Diet Post Heart Attack http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/why_bob_harper_is_eating_a_mediterranean_diet_post_heart_attack <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/why_bob_harper_is_eating_a_mediterranean_diet_post_heart_attack" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/" alt="Why Bob Harper Is Eating a Mediterranean Diet Post Heart Attack Blog Post" title="Why Bob Harper Is Eating a Mediterranean Diet Post Heart Attack Blog Post" border="0" /></a></div> <div><p> <img src="http://www.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/images/GettyImages-482966368_630px.jpg" width="100%" /></p> </div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/why_bob_harper_is_eating_a_mediterranean_diet_post_heart_attack#comments Food News Blog Diet Food & health news Lisa Valente, M.S., R.D. Nutrition Diet, Nutrition & Health Fri, 10 Mar 2017 16:18:31 +0000 kurtschulitz 290085 at http://www.eatingwell.com Get Tom Brady's Meals Delivered Right to Your Front Door http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/get_tom_bradys_meals_delivered_right_to_your_front_door <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/get_tom_bradys_meals_delivered_right_to_your_front_door" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/" alt="Get Tom Brady&amp;#039;s Meals Delivered Right to Your Front Door Blog Post" title="Get Tom Brady&amp;#039;s Meals Delivered Right to Your Front Door Blog Post" border="0" /></a></div> <div><p><img src="http://www.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/images/Tom-Brady-headshot_630px.jpg" width="100%" /><br /><em>Image courtesy of <a href="https://www.purplecarrot.com/">Purple Carrot</a></em></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/get_tom_bradys_meals_delivered_right_to_your_front_door#comments Food News Blog Recipes & Menus Diet Lisa Valente, M.S., R.D. Nutrition Wed, 08 Mar 2017 19:39:14 +0000 kurtschulitz 290062 at http://www.eatingwell.com How to Navigate the Holidays with a Food Allergy (and Still Eat Deliciously) http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/how_to_navigate_the_holidays_with_a_food_allergy_and_still_eat_deliciously <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/how_to_navigate_the_holidays_with_a_food_allergy_and_still_eat_deliciously" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/thanksgiving-plate_960.jpg" alt="How to Navigate the Holidays with a Food Allergy (and Still Eat Deliciously) Blog Post" title="How to Navigate the Holidays with a Food Allergy (and Still Eat Deliciously) Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p> Whole roasts with all the trimmings surrounded by mounds of herbed stuffing, creamy green beans covered with crispy onions, baskets of dinner rolls, soft salty butter, savory gravy. This tablescape is all too familiar—the happy tastes and smells of the holiday season. However, since I was diagnosed with celiac disease, that tantalizing tablescape signals caution. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/how_to_navigate_the_holidays_with_a_food_allergy_and_still_eat_deliciously#comments Devon O'Brien Food Blog Diet Health Nutrition Diet, Nutrition & Health Thu, 03 Nov 2016 19:57:28 +0000 kurtschulitz 289480 at http://www.eatingwell.com 100-Calorie Additions to Make Soup a Meal and Still Lose Weight http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/100_calorie_additions_to_make_soup_a_meal_and_still_lose_weight <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/100_calorie_additions_to_make_soup_a_meal_and_still_lose_weight" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/102679804_960x960.jpg" alt="100-Calorie Additions to Make Soup a Meal and Still Lose Weight Blog Post" title="100-Calorie Additions to Make Soup a Meal and Still Lose Weight Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p> Soup is pretty amazing when you're trying to lose weight or just eat a little healthier. Sure, some can be very caloric and have too much sodium—watch out for restaurant-style chowders or anything with a creamy base—but a lot of soups can help you keep your diet on track. Soup typically has a lot of water, which helps keep you feeling full.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/100_calorie_additions_to_make_soup_a_meal_and_still_lose_weight#comments Food Blog Recipes & Menus Diet Lisa Valente, M.S., R.D. Nutrition Thu, 15 Sep 2016 14:32:46 +0000 kurtschulitz 289230 at http://www.eatingwell.com Best BBQ Sauces to Buy http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/we_tried_it/best_bbq_sauces_to_buy <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/we_tried_it/best_bbq_sauces_to_buy" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/3758701.jpg" alt="Best BBQ Sauces to Buy Blog Post" title="Best BBQ Sauces to Buy Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><style> table#t1 { border: 1px solid black; width: 200px; } tr#tr1 { border: 1px solid black; width: 200px; } td#td1 { border: 1px solid black; width: 200px; } </style> <p> Nothing beats that summer taste of sweet, smoky ribs or barbecued chicken. But many barbecue sauces are loaded to the max with added sugars. Here's how to find the best BBQ sauce at the store that's tasty without going overboard on the sweet stuff. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/we_tried_it/best_bbq_sauces_to_buy#comments Julia Westbrook We Tried It Recipes & Menus Nutrition Taste test Tue, 30 Aug 2016 13:54:22 +0000 kurtschulitz 289174 at http://www.eatingwell.com Why We Love the New Nutrition Facts Label http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/why_we_love_the_new_nutrition_facts_label <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/why_we_love_the_new_nutrition_facts_label" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/NFL-Infographic-May-2016.png" alt="Why We Love the New Nutrition Facts Label Blog Post" title="Why We Love the New Nutrition Facts Label Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><script async type="text/javascript" src="//tracking.skyword.com/tracker.js?contentId=281474979531411"></script> <p>It may be because I'm a nutrition nerd, but I'm pretty excited about the <a href="http://www.fda.gov/Food/GuidanceRegulation/GuidanceDocumentsRegulatoryInformation/LabelingNutrition/ucm385663.htm" target="_blank">FDA announcement today</a> about changes to the nutrition facts panel on food packages. I scour nutrition labels as part of my job.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/why_we_love_the_new_nutrition_facts_label#comments Food Blog Food News Blog Health Blog Food & health news Health Lisa Valente, M.S., R.D. Nutrition Fri, 20 May 2016 18:42:03 +0000 pwall2 288608 at http://www.eatingwell.com 5 Powerful Health Benefits of Asparagus You Probably Didn’t Know http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/5_powerful_health_benefits_of_asparagus_you_probably_didn_t_know <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/5_powerful_health_benefits_of_asparagus_you_probably_didn_t_know" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/" alt="5 Powerful Health Benefits of Asparagus You Probably Didn’t Know Blog Post" title="5 Powerful Health Benefits of Asparagus You Probably Didn’t Know Blog Post" border="0" /></a></div> <div><p><img src="http://www.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/images/102677830_aparagus2_960px.jpg" width="100%" /></p> <p>One of the first foods that signals the start of spring is the appearance of fresh asparagus at local farmers&rsquo; markets and grocery stores. Just as spring is a time of new beginnings, asparagus is one of those veggies that I love to experiment with during this time of year.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/5_powerful_health_benefits_of_asparagus_you_probably_didn_t_know#comments Health Blog Cheryl Forberg, R.D. Dinner Good choices Nutrition Wellness What's in season Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 22 Mar 2016 18:03:22 +0000 Matt Malenczak 17129 at http://www.eatingwell.com How to Pick Healthy Condiments http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_pick_healthy_condiments <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_pick_healthy_condiments" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/healthy_condiments_308.jpg" alt="How to Pick Healthy Condiments Blog Post" title="How to Pick Healthy Condiments Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>We lined up the usual suspects—mustard, ketchup, mayo and relish—and took a closer look at the nutrition stats of our favorite burger and dog toppings. What we found: it’s easy to rack up sodium and overrun your 2,300 mg daily limit (plus some extra calories and sugar) when you use a heavy hand with the condiments. Here’s what to know before you stock up for your summer BBQs.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_pick_healthy_condiments#comments Health Blog Family meals Good choices Lisa Valente, M.S., R.D. Nutrition Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 28 Apr 2015 19:13:05 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285702 at http://www.eatingwell.com 6 Things to Love About the (Proposed) 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/6_things_to_love_about_the_proposed_2015_us_dietary_guidelines <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/6_things_to_love_about_the_proposed_2015_us_dietary_guidelines" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/portions_1_0.jpg" alt="6 Things to Love About the (Proposed) 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines Blog Post" title="6 Things to Love About the (Proposed) 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Every five years, the USDA releases the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (aka what we all should be eating). </p><p>In advance of the official release, an advisory committee publishes its suggestions for what should become the Dietary Guidelines. That report came out last week. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/6_things_to_love_about_the_proposed_2015_us_dietary_guidelines#comments Health Blog Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D. Health Nutrition Wellness Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 25 Feb 2015 18:00:41 +0000 jessm23 285309 at http://www.eatingwell.com 5 Tricks to Steal from the Paleo Diet http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/5_tricks_to_steal_from_the_paleo_diet <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/5_tricks_to_steal_from_the_paleo_diet" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MF8821_Ardito_0.JPG" alt="5 Tricks to Steal from the Paleo Diet Blog Post" title="5 Tricks to Steal from the Paleo Diet Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>I’ve had countless friends ask me if they should “go Paleo” and while I don’t recommend the diet as a whole (<a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/diet_health/weight_loss_diet_plans/what_is_the_paleo_diet">read more about the pros and cons here</a>), there are certainly some healthy principles that we all can borrow from the popular plan. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/5_tricks_to_steal_from_the_paleo_diet#comments Diet Blog Diet Health Lisa Valente, M.S., R.D. Nutrition Wellness Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:16:07 +0000 Sarah Hoff 285176 at http://www.eatingwell.com How to Buy the Healthiest Granola http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_granola <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_granola" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/Granola_silo_0984_cropped.jpg" alt="How to Buy the Healthiest Granola Blog Post" title="How to Buy the Healthiest Granola Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Granola’s health halo can be well deserved; after all, it’s made with whole oats, nuts and dried fruit and most brands have 3 grams of fiber per ¼-cup serving. But they can be high in sugar and calories. Here’s how to pick the healthiest and tastiest. </p> <p><strong>Sugar Smarts:</strong> Almost all granolas have some sugar—it’s one reason they’re so yummy. Look for one with no more than 6 grams per ¼ cup.</p> <p><strong>Don't Miss: <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/healthy_granola_recipes_and_healthy_muesli_recipes">DIY Homemade Granola Ideas</a></strong></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_granola#comments Health Blog Breakfast Good choices Health Lisa Valente, M.S., R.D. Nutrition Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 13 Feb 2015 20:42:58 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285161 at http://www.eatingwell.com How to Buy the Healthiest Whole-Wheat Bread http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_whole_wheat_bread <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_whole_wheat_bread" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/nsp_141014_05.jpg" alt="How to Buy the Healthiest Whole-Wheat Bread Blog Post" title="How to Buy the Healthiest Whole-Wheat Bread Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>When it comes to whole-wheat sandwich bread, there are a ton of choices at the supermarket. And not all are as healthy as they seem. Here, we break down the nutrition for you.</p> <p>Numbers to Look For:<br /> <strong>Serving Size:</strong> 1 Slice<br /> <strong>Calories: </strong>Around 100 calories*<br /> <strong>Fiber:</strong> ≥ 2g<br /> <strong>Sugar: </strong>≤ 4g<br /> <strong>Sodium: </strong>≤ 200mg<br /> *Will vary based on size.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_whole_wheat_bread#comments Health Blog Lisa Valente, M.S., R.D. Nutrition Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 13 Jan 2015 17:16:08 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284923 at http://www.eatingwell.com How to Eat Your Favorite Foods and Still Lose Weight http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/how_to_eat_your_favorite_foods_and_still_lose_weight <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/how_to_eat_your_favorite_foods_and_still_lose_weight" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP4683.JPG" alt="How to Eat Your Favorite Foods and Still Lose Weight Blog Post" title="How to Eat Your Favorite Foods and Still Lose Weight Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>If you’re trying to slim down, you might be entirely cutting out some of your favorite (perhaps not-so-healthy) foods—thinking that not eating treats will help you lose weight.</p> <p>However, restricting foods that you enjoy can actually make you overindulge in them later, potentially undoing all your recent healthy-eating efforts, according to a study published in <em>Proceedings of the National Academy of Science</em>. You might not be successful at losing weight, despite your best intentions.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/how_to_eat_your_favorite_foods_and_still_lose_weight#comments Diet Blog Diet Health Lisa Valente, M.S., R.D. Nutrition Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:14:56 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284473 at http://www.eatingwell.com The Surprising Health Benefits of Vinegar http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/the_surprising_health_benefits_of_vinegar <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/the_surprising_health_benefits_of_vinegar" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/102299633_vinegars_Allen.jpg" alt="The Surprising Health Benefits of Vinegar Blog Post" title="The Surprising Health Benefits of Vinegar Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Vinegar’s not a magic elixir—but it may be able to help your waistline, cholesterol and more! Who knew?</p> <p>This may be an overshare, but I’ve been known to drink a slug of vinegar now and then. My 2-year-old daughter apparently picked up this trait: once when we were out for dinner, she took an unprompted sip of the vinegary brine from her bowl of pickles. (Good girl.) Little did I know that we were doing more than fulfilling a craving. We were also enjoying the health benefits of vinegar. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/the_surprising_health_benefits_of_vinegar#comments Health Blog Carolyn Malcoun Health Nutrition Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:54:09 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284472 at http://www.eatingwell.com