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Is BPA-Free Plastic Safe?
"BPA-free" is the buzzword of choice for water bottles and plastic packaging. Bisphenol A (BPA)—the chemical that...
How Long Can Picnic Food Stay Unrefrigerated?
When enjoying meals outdoors, here’s what you need to know to about food safety: Related: Our Top 50 Recipes for...
Are There Any DIY Cleaning Solutions That Will Sanitize Kitchen Surfaces?
Warm, soapy water plus some elbow grease is technically the only DIY cleaning solution you need to prevent the growth...
Why We Love the New Nutrition Facts Label
It may be because I'm a nutrition nerd, but I'm pretty excited about the FDA announcement today about changes to the...
A Delicious Allergy-Friendly Meal Everyone Will Love
My daughter was 9 months old when she had her first allergic reaction to food—scrambled eggs. Almost immediately,...
How to Shop for Healthy Instant Oatmeal
Busy mornings get a little easier when you can “just add water” and have breakfast ready in minutes. Instant oatmeal is...
How to Shop for Healthy Popcorn
Naked, homemade, air-popped popcorn is a super-healthy snack—it’s a whole grain with 4 grams of fiber per serving and...
Can Some Foods Help Your Body Detox?
Based on the abundance of cleanses on the market, you'd think a regular detox regimen is a must-do. Not so. Our...
5 Powerful Health Benefits of Asparagus You Probably Didn’t Know
One of the first foods that signals the start of spring is the appearance of fresh asparagus at local farmers’...
What's the Best Way to Get the Odor Out of Dishcloths?
The not-too-pleasant smell that can settle into the cloths you use to wash dishes or wipe up counters is from...
2015 Dietary Guidelines: A Plate Full of Politics
When the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released, they were met with mixed reactions. We're excited to...
Can a Soup Cleanse Help You Lose Weight?
Juicing is so 2015. “Souping” is gaining traction as the way to cleanse. Basically you eat vegetable soup (chunky or...
How to Buy the Healthiest Yogurt
Yogurt is packed with protein, probiotics and calcium—but if you pick the wrong ones, you’ll be spooning up loads of...
4 Easy Ways to Have a Healthy Thanksgiving
It’s no surprise that we eat a lot at Thanksgiving—by one estimate 4,500 calories. And a whopping 1,500 of those...
3 Tricks to Help You Drink Less Wine
A glass of wine can easily fit into a healthy diet. But not every glass is equal. Many wineglasses are so big that you...
Healthier Halloween Candy
You might choose to hand out raisins and spider rings on Halloween, but do you really want to be that house on the...
Is My Pet Getting Enough Exercise?
Your pets benefit from exercise the same way you do—it’s good for weight control, improves their mood and can be really...
How to Buy the Healthiest Frozen Burritos
Frozen burritos are quick and convenient. Your whole meal, wrapped in a portable package—ready to heat and eat. Perfect...
5 Reasons to Love Dark Leafy Greens
Dark leafy greens—like kale, spinach and collards—are some of the most nutritious foods you can eat. They’re...
3 New Rules for Staying Hydrated
Now that the heat of summer has arrived, staying hydrated is even more important, especially if you’re exercising...
How to Pick Healthy Condiments
We lined up the usual suspects—mustard, ketchup, mayo and relish—and took a closer look at the nutrition stats of our...
Are Uncured Hot Dogs Healthier?
Listen up. I have a secret to share, one that I rarely admit. I really like hot dogs. So when I first discovered...
6 Things to Love About the (Proposed) 2015 U.S. Dietary Guidelines
Every five years, the USDA releases the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (aka what we all should be eating). In advance...
Should I be worried about arsenic in rice?
The concern started in 2012 when Consumer Reports published its first report on arsenic in rice. Since then, it’s been...
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