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15 Ways to Work with Eggs

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Make simple, delicious, budget-savvy meals. Crack open that tiny shell and you’ll find a host of benefits. Eggs are versatile, cost-friendly, and crammed with nutrients you need. “[They’re] an excellent source of protein, and many people don’t realize it’s the egg yolk that supplies the vitamins and minerals,” says Diane Welland, Washington, D.C.-based RD. “Eggs…

The Power of Purple Foods

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Eat by color for better health. Anthocyanin. It’s a big word for a tiny pigment in some of the healthiest foods. “Colorful fruits and veggies get those beautiful colors because of the phytochemicals that are in the plants,” says Deborah Enos, certified nutritionist in Seattle. “Scientists believe that anthocyanins, compounds that give purple-toned foods their…

6 Nutritious After-School Snacks

Friday, 03 March 2017

Healthy picks for busy parents and hungry kids. It’s 3:30 pm: Do you know where your children are? Chances are, they’re home from school, hankering for a snack. Rather than pop open a box of microwavable pizza bites or a bag of chips, they could just as easily be eating quick, healthy, hold-you-off-until-dinner foods. Janice…

Tap Into the Benefits of Spicy Foods

Friday, 03 March 2017

Add heat (and health goodness) to your meals. Spicing up your meals does more than tickle your taste buds. That heat you feel comes from the active compound capsaicin, which can have a powerful effect on your health. For starters, research has shown it can protect your heart by lowering cholesterol and blood pressure. There’s…

SOS: Wallet-Friendly Wellness Foods

Friday, 03 March 2017

Shop for healthy ingredients that don’t overpromise. Chia seeds and coconut oil are buzzing on the blog-o-sphere, and your friends swear that almond milk is the new dairy milk. Are these ingredients really all that? “The problem with a lot of foods that start to become popular and highly touted: Research may not match the…

3 Ways to Use Social Media to Slim Down

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

These one-click tricks may help with weight loss. Do you Instagram, Facebook, or Tweet before you eat? Turns out, taking your #healthyeating endeavors from table-to-cyberworld has its perks. “Sharing pictures of food represents a common link between all of us because it is something tangible that involves and stimulates our senses and is a way…

Your Salad Toppings Cheat Sheet

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Use these easy tips to build a better bowl If your salad days sound more like ranch-on-romaine days, you’re in for a delicious update. Make salad special with these fast, easy, healthy toss-ins. The Base No need to stick to iceberg. Experiment with other greens and grains. Replace lettuce with brown rice, couscous, lentils, or…

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