Lisa D&#039;Agrosa, M.S., R.D. http://www.eatingwell.com/taxonomy/term/1277/all en The Vegan, Gluten-Free, Paleo Snack Even Tom Brady Can Eat http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/the_vegan_gluten_free_paleo_snack_even_tom_brady_can_eat <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/the_vegan_gluten_free_paleo_snack_even_tom_brady_can_eat" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/" alt="The Vegan, Gluten-Free, Paleo Snack Even Tom Brady Can Eat Blog Post" title="The Vegan, Gluten-Free, Paleo Snack Even Tom Brady Can Eat Blog Post" border="0" /></a></div> <div><p>Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen have a <em>pretty</em> strict diet according to <a target="new" href="http://www.boston.com/sports/football/patriots/2016/01/04/meet-the-chef-who-decides-what-tom-brady-eats-and-what-definitely-doesn/gERAd0pkpmuELDZztIA56K/story.html">this interview</a> with their private chef on Boston.com. It&rsquo;s not a huge surprise given that keeping their bodies in tiptop health is incredibly important for their respective careers.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/diet_blog/the_vegan_gluten_free_paleo_snack_even_tom_brady_can_eat#comments Diet Blog Diet Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Diet, Nutrition & Health - Weight Loss & Diet Plans Tue, 12 Jan 2016 17:22:32 +0000 kurtschulitz 287259 at http://www.eatingwell.com Make Healthy Happen Challenge: Week 3 http://www.eatingwell.com/diet_health/weight_loss_diet_plans/blogs/make_healthy_happen_challenge_week_3 <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/diet_health/weight_loss_diet_plans/blogs/make_healthy_happen_challenge_week_3" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/01112016_MV7663_.jpg" alt="Make Healthy Happen Challenge: Week 3 Blog Post" title="Make Healthy Happen Challenge: Week 3 Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p><em>We want you to make 2016 your healthiest year yet. Join us January 4-29 for the Make Healthy Happen Challenge. We&rsquo;ll be&nbsp;</em><a target="new" href="http://www.eatingwell.com/diet_health/weight_loss_diet_plans/blogs/make_healthy_happen_challenge_week_2"><em>offering tips</em><em>, recipes, dinner plans and inspiration to make healthy happen</em></a>.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/diet_health/weight_loss_diet_plans/blogs/make_healthy_happen_challenge_week_3#comments Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Diet, Nutrition & Health - Weight Loss & Diet Plans Mon, 11 Jan 2016 20:01:11 +0000 kurtschulitz 287256 at http://www.eatingwell.com Make Healthy Happen Challenge: Week 2 http://www.eatingwell.com/diet_health/weight_loss_diet_plans/blogs/make_healthy_happen_challenge_week_2 <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/diet_health/weight_loss_diet_plans/blogs/make_healthy_happen_challenge_week_2" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MB7914.jpg" alt="Make Healthy Happen Challenge: Week 2 Blog Post" title="Make Healthy Happen Challenge: Week 2 Blog Post" border="0" /></a></div> <div><p><em>We want you to make 2016 your healthiest year yet. Join us January 4-29 for the <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/diet_health/weight_loss_diet_plans/make_healthy_happen" target="new">Make Healthy Happen Challenge</a>. We&rsquo;ll be offering tips, recipes, dinner plans and inspiration to make healthy happen. </em></p><p>Pictured Recipe: <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/chorizo_migas.html" target="new">Chorizo Migas</a></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/diet_health/weight_loss_diet_plans/blogs/make_healthy_happen_challenge_week_2#comments Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Diet, Nutrition & Health - Weight Loss & Diet Plans Mon, 04 Jan 2016 19:42:18 +0000 kurtschulitz 287217 at http://www.eatingwell.com Make Healthy Happen Challenge: Let’s Get Started http://www.eatingwell.com/diet_health/weight_loss_diet_plans/blogs/make_healthy_happen_challenge_lets_get_started <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/diet_health/weight_loss_diet_plans/blogs/make_healthy_happen_challenge_lets_get_started" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/12222015_MF9531_Moats.jpg" alt="Make Healthy Happen Challenge: Let’s Get Started Blog Post" title="Make Healthy Happen Challenge: Let’s Get Started Blog Post" border="0" /></a></div> <div><p><em>We want you to make 2016 your healthiest year yet. Join us January 4-29 for the <a target="new" href="http://www.eatingwell.com/diet_health/weight_loss_diet_plans/make_healthy_happen"><strong>Make Healthy Happen Challenge</strong></a>. We&rsquo;ll be offering tips, recipes, dinner plans and inspiration to make healthy happen. </em></p> <p>Pictured Recipe: <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/escarole_white_bean_salad_swordfish.html" target="new">Escarole &amp; White Bean Salad with Swordfish</a></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/diet_health/weight_loss_diet_plans/blogs/make_healthy_happen_challenge_lets_get_started#comments Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Diet, Nutrition & Health - Weight Loss & Diet Plans Thu, 17 Dec 2015 20:49:21 +0000 kurtschulitz 287090 at http://www.eatingwell.com How to Buy the Healthiest Yogurt http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_yogurt <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_yogurt" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/11102015_yogurt310.png" alt="How to Buy the Healthiest Yogurt Blog Post" title="How to Buy the Healthiest Yogurt Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Yogurt is packed with protein, probiotics and calcium—but if you pick the wrong ones, you’ll be spooning up loads of calories and sugar too. </p> <p><strong>Scope the sugar</strong><br /> Plain yogurt has a bit of natural sugar (from milk) but no added sugar. Flavored yogurts have as much as 15 grams of added sugar. To cut plain’s tang, add fresh fruit or a teaspoon of maple syrup or honey (about 5g sugar). </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_yogurt#comments Diet Blog Health Blog Good choices Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Food News & Origins - EatingWell Magazine Tue, 10 Nov 2015 15:56:53 +0000 kurtschulitz 286889 at http://www.eatingwell.com Healthier Halloween Candy http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/healthier_halloween_candy <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/healthier_halloween_candy" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/11022015_bears.png" alt="Healthier Halloween Candy Blog Post" title="Healthier Halloween Candy Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>You might choose to hand out raisins and spider rings on Halloween, but do you really want to be that house on the block? Americans buy over 900 million pounds of Halloween candy every year, but there are some you can feel a little better about. (We promise, no tricks here!) Here are 3 healthier Halloween candies that will have kids excited about ringing your doorbell for a treat. </p> <p>Read more about <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/trick_or_treat_the_hidden_health_risks_of_food_dyes" target="new">the risks of fake food dyes</a>. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/healthier_halloween_candy#comments Health Blog Good choices Healthy kids Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Diet, Nutrition & Health - Healthy Kids Mon, 28 Sep 2015 15:50:35 +0000 kurtschulitz 286588 at http://www.eatingwell.com How to Buy the Healthiest Frozen Burritos http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_frozen_burritos <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_frozen_burritos" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/10032015_BurritosSO15_.png" alt="How to Buy the Healthiest Frozen Burritos Blog Post" title="How to Buy the Healthiest Frozen Burritos Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Frozen burritos are quick and convenient. Your whole meal, wrapped in a portable package—ready to heat and eat. Perfect for a “there’s nothing in my fridge” lunch or super-easy dinner. How do you choose the healthiest ones? Here’s what to look for when you shop.</p> <p><strong>Perfect Portion</strong><br /> Frozen burritos are reasonably sized and take the guesswork out of portion control. Unless you see a “big” or “jumbo” burrito, most are around 300 calories. For a well-rounded meal, pair with a side of veggies or salad. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/how_to_buy_the_healthiest_frozen_burritos#comments Health Blog Food & health news Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Diet, Nutrition & Health Mon, 24 Aug 2015 20:55:09 +0000 kurtschulitz 286367 at http://www.eatingwell.com The Food and Water Connection http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/food_water_connection <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/food_water_connection" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/water.png" alt="The Food and Water Connection Blog Post" title="The Food and Water Connection Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><!--<p><img align="left" width="100%" src="http://www.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/images/water_.png" /></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/food_water_connection#comments Food News Blog Food & health news Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Food News & Origins - Food News Tue, 21 Jul 2015 19:05:08 +0000 kurtschulitz 286152 at http://www.eatingwell.com Save Our Water http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/save_our_water <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/save_our_water" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/water_offset_173751.jpg" alt="Save Our Water Blog Post" title="Save Our Water Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Water and our everyday habits are inextricably connected. With 2014 being California’s fourth driest year on record, there’s a renewed focus on this precious resource. Here are some easy ways you can help conserve at home.</p> <p><strong>Load the Dishwasher<br /></strong> Most newer, efficient dishwashers use much less water than washing by hand; make sure it’s full to get the most out of your water.</p> <p><strong>Use It Twice<br /></strong> When you rinse produce, save the water to put on your plants. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_news_blog/save_our_water#comments Food News Blog Food & health news Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Mon, 18 May 2015 16:10:38 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285790 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 D'Agrosa, 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 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 D'Agrosa, 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 D'Agrosa, 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 D'Agrosa, 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 Like Kale and Brussels Sprouts? Try Kalettes! http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/like_kale_and_brussels_sprouts_try_kalettes <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/like_kale_and_brussels_sprouts_try_kalettes" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/nsp_141015_03_kalettes.jpg" alt="Like Kale and Brussels Sprouts? Try Kalettes! Blog Post" title="Like Kale and Brussels Sprouts? Try Kalettes! Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>This is a big deal, kind of like a new iPhone release in the produce aisle. Say hello to the Kalette. You may not know this veggie yet, but you certainly know its parents: kale and Brussels sprouts. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/like_kale_and_brussels_sprouts_try_kalettes#comments Food Blog Food & health news Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:18:14 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284645 at http://www.eatingwell.com Other Names for Sugar http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/other_names_for_sugar <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/other_names_for_sugar" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/sugar_102327887_310.jpg" alt="Other Names for Sugar Blog Post" title="Other Names for Sugar Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Sugar seems to be everywhere these days—in foods that taste sweet and even foods that don’t. It sweetens up everything from yogurts and coffee drinks to sauces and crackers to pizzas and salad dressings. Sugar goes by many names, but whether it’s cane sugar, syrup, honey or fructose, it pretty much gets treated the same way by your body. </p> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <p><strong>Here are some of the 60-plus different names for sugar that may appear on your food labels.</strong></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/other_names_for_sugar#comments Health Blog Diet Health Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:56:28 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284643 at http://www.eatingwell.com