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Best & worst frozen yogurt toppings
When the weather got steamy this week, you can bet I made friends with an old summer standby: soft-serve frozen yogurt...
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...
3 must-have summer drinks to keep your skin looking healthy
We’re all starting to spend more time outdoors. And that warm summer sun feels oh-so-good—until I remember...
6 new food truths & myths
More than 16,000 nutrition studies were published in peer-reviewed scientific journals in 2011. So it’s no wonder...
5 ways to beat overeating throughout the day
If you find yourself overindulging throughout the day—second breakfast in the morning, ravenously snacking in the...
Which is healthier: hot dogs or hamburgers?
It’s grilling season and chances are you’ll be making that ever-important cookout decision: hot dog or...
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...
5 foods for flatter abs
It’s summer—and that means your summer vacation is probably just around the corner. If you’re looking...
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...
8 super-healthy summer foods you should be eating
It’s summer—that amazing time of year when fresh produce abounds. As a dietitian and nutrition editor I...
Easy tricks to outsmart your appetite
You know that one of the keys to losing weight is eating fewer calories. But it can be hard to know how to cut back...
Best and worst choices at a picnic
This weekend marks the unofficial start to summer and that means it’s time for picnics (or, depending on where...
4 moldy foods you can eat (plus which foods to toss)
When a food in my kitchen appears to have passed its prime, my husband and I often disagree about whether to keep or...
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...
10 secrets of the eat-what-you-want diet
Imagine a diet where you can eat anything you want. The catch? You only eat when you’re hungry and stop when you...
Does drinking water make you smarter? Plus 6 benefits of staying hydrated
Water accounts for 60 percent of our body (or about 11 gallons or 92 pounds inside a 155-pound person) and is essential...
Anti-aging foods for your skin
As the weather warms and we all start spending more time outside, chances are you’re upping your sunscreen usage...
The best & worst fast-food muffins
For several years, when I was getting started in the New York magazine world, my regular breakfast was a muffin—...
The #1 health problem you haven’t heard of (and 10 ways to beat it)
As I was editing a new story on inflammation for the May/June issue of EatingWell Magazine, I would talk to friends and...
Sneaky food swaps to cut 875 calories
Even though (or maybe because) I’m a registered dietitian and associate nutrition editor of EatingWell Magazine,...
10 ways to spring-clean your diet
I’m a registered dietitian and associate nutrition editor of EatingWell Magazine, so you’d be right to...
The best fitness foods: What to eat before, during and after a workout
Getting a great workout goes beyond the number of reps you do or the miles you log on the treadmill (though that does...
5 bad eating habits you should break
Struggling to keep your weight in check? As a registered dietitian and associate nutrition editor of EatingWell...
5 myths about vitamins
A recent government study said more than half of all Americans take dietary supplements, which in my opinion is...
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