Category: Diet

Your No-Mess Grill Guide 0

Your No-Mess Grill Guide

Easy ways to cut clean-up time… At the grill Don’t’ use nonstick spray on the grill grate – it’ll burn onto the grate, making it tacky and difficult to clean. If you’re concerned about...

Avoid These “Healthy” Foods 0

Avoid These “Healthy” Foods

Are you looking for a way to eat healthier? Join the club. You may be surprised to find that some of the foods you think are healthy are actually bad for you. The more...

Modern Greens 0

Modern Greens

It’s time to think beyond Kale Chips. Hearty greens – the M.V.P.s of a healthy diet – deserve a bit more culinary creativity. Banish your memories of soggy collards and overcooked spinach: When they’re...

Grilling from the garden 0

Grilling from the garden

CHALK IT UP to the beginning of summer vacation or Father’s Day, but June is a great month for grilling. It’s also the perfect time to try something colorful, fresh and good for you:...

Gather in the Garden 0

Gather in the Garden

Delicious vegetables, berries, and herbs are just a few of the payoffs of planting your own garden — and you don’t need acres of land to get the job done. Even a pocket–sized patch...

Grill Drills 0

Grill Drills

It’s time to scrape the char off the grill and refill the propane tank. And while fire–roasting your chow gives it that rustic flavor, it can heat up the risk for ingesting carcinogens. Before...

Health in a Pot 0

Health in a Pot

Though it may be getting warmer, you don’t have to stow away that slow–cooker. Known for their convenience, crock pots serve up a full meal with barely the flick of a switch… provided you...

Mad About Salad 0

Mad About Salad

Whether they’re the leafy greens starter, the noodle dish at a potluck, or the potato favorite found at every barbeque, salads come in many different forms. Try these creative ways for tossing a nutritionally...

A look at omega fatty acids 0

A look at omega fatty acids

DEBATE ABOUT omega fatty acids has increased over the last decade. While separating fact from myth can be frustrating, let’s attempt to do just that. What are omega fatty acids? Contrary to popular belief,...

Distinctly Grain 0

Distinctly Grain

A diet rich in whole grains may be just the prescription for lower cholesterol, better BMI, lower cancer risk, and a more regular digestive system. But while whole wheat may be the most common,...

Fast Break 0

Fast Break

Even though sitting and chewing is the best way to eat, some days just don’t give you time to pull up a chair. Dubbed the most important meal of the day, breakfast often takes...

Dishing Out Good Health 0

Dishing Out Good Health

Nutritious meals should be part of your lifestyle, but that doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in your favorite foods every now and then. Here are a few ways to enjoy guilt–free meals, without piling...

Foods to Help You Flourish 0

Foods to Help You Flourish

Imagine snapping out of depression by munching on Brazil nuts, or improving memory by grabbing an apple. Research shows that some foods can have an impact on how we act and feel, thanks to...

What to buy now: Coconuts 0

What to buy now: Coconuts

Crack one open for noshing and sipping Coconuts are one of the hottest new food trends. You can now buy coconut water, coconut milk, coconut oil, dried coconut chips, and lots of other coconut...

Sensible Supermarket Selections 0

Sensible Supermarket Selections

With hectic schedules and limited time, it’s easy to gravitate toward the ready–to–eat food sections. But considering unhealthy sodium and sugar contents, you’ll be paying for more than convenience. When you arm yourself with...

What to buy now: Lamb 0

What to buy now: Lamb

If you tend to go straight for familiar beef and pork cuts at the meat case, here’s a tip that can save you money and give your taste buds a treat: Try some lamb....

Splash in the Pan 0

Splash in the Pan

Whether it’s sautéed vegetables or a salad with dressing, chances are you’ll be reaching for cooking oil. Although your body needs a little fat for mental agility and absorption of vitamins, it’s the type...

Quit Fooling Around 0

Quit Fooling Around

You don’t have to trick yourself into eating healthy. Good nutrition to feel great, build energy, and keep your body and mind in top condition doesn’t mean giving up your favorite foods: Keep it...

Facts About Whole Grains 0

Facts About Whole Grains

In the past whole grains were mostly used to provide fiber and promote digestive health. But recent studies show that whole grains provide much more, including additional vitamins and minerals, plus high levels of...

Snack Sense 0

Snack Sense

The munchies aren’t a bad thing, depending on what you choose to eat. Research shows that snacking on healthy foods between meals can actually make your metabolism more effective, aid weight loss, and help...

Taste Bud Makeover 0

Taste Bud Makeover

Americans eat up to 3 times the recommended sugar allowance every day, and over twice the suggested sodium. It seems our palates just crave far more salt and sugar than necessary. While advocacy groups...

Over-processed 0

Over-processed

From the drive–thru to prepackaged dinners to school lunches to even infant formula, processed foods are everywhere. And while it’s clear a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains supports health, more research...