Despite what food manufacturers would have you believe, there is no such thing as unrefined oil.
Wraps and tortillas can make a quick and healthy meal, but lots of wraps are loaded with bad ingredients. Here’s how to find a healthy wrap (or tortilla)
How to Make Sure You’re Getting Enough Calcium . . . plus 20 foods that are great sources of calcium
Many of the health trends these days eliminate grains from the diet. Some people experience digestive trouble, inflammation, or other health issues when eating grains.
On the other hand, research shows numerous benefits from the consumption of grains. And grains are one of the foods in the original diet humans were designed to consume.
So are grains good for you?
Are supplements helpful or harmful? Here’s what the research shows.
Despite the growing number of diets and health programs that are popping up everywhere, obesity remains one of the most pressing health problems. This may be due in part to the abundance of misinformation about how to successfully lose weight.
There are plenty of good reasons to eat more whole grains.
Sugar is hidden in so many foods. Here’s how it affects your body and some easy and delicious ways to reduce sugar in your diet.
There are plenty of myths and misconceptions when it comes to dietary protein. Here are the facts, including how to easily and healthfully get enough protein.
Research shows that those who are successful at losing weight and keeping it off consume an average of 33% more fiber-rich foods than their overweight counterparts. Less than 3 percent of Americans get enough fiber. Here’s how to deliciously include fiber in your day.
Waffles can be a great part of a healthy breakfast, until we put the typical fatty/ sugary toppings, like butter and syrup, on them. Then their benefits for health and weight loss go downhill pretty fast.
Here are 14 super healthy, super delicious waffle toppings.
Some surprising facts about chocolate.
A couple weeks ago I took a road trip to beautiful Maine with my friend and her two boys. Because we wanted to make sure our meals were healthy, we packed a lot of our own food for the trip.
They’re everywhere – in soft drinks, yogurts, ice cream, juices, energy drinks, applesauce, fruit cups, protein bars, chewing gum, syrup, salad dressing, popcorn, and even some breath mints and toothpaste.
Oh, simple brown rice, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
Is butter back? Is it a healthy option? Will it help with weight loss? What does the research say?
Sticking to your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier or lose weight doesn’t have to mean salad, salad, and more salad. A healthier new you can be as simple as swapping out one food or ingredient for another. Just a few simple changes for a healthy – and slimming – new year!
Most typical picnic food is laden with saturated fat and calories. For example, a typical potato salad recipes gives you 350 calories, 20 grams of fat, 170 mg cholesterol per serving! I’ve taken a few picnic classics and given them a makeover for healthier outdoor eats … plus I’ve added a few new ideas that are sure to become your new favorite take-along-friendly foods.