What You Need to Know About the Frozen Foods Recall

A large recall of frozen produce that may be contaminated with Listeria has many consumers wondering if they should be worried. So far eight people in three states have become sick, and officials believe that the problem originated at a certain frozen foods plant. Here’s what you need to know. Which products are affected? The recalled foods all come from CRF Frozen […]

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6 Ways to Prevent Overeating So You Don’t Have to Avoid Dining Out

The Scenario You just received a dinner invitation from a friend or, perhaps, a date night invite from your spouse. Sounds like an ideal evening, right? So you accept and then instantly regret it. Why? Well, for dieters, eating anywhere other than the comfort of their own home can be a bit terrifying because of the difficulty in maintaining a […]

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Is Charred Meat A Health Risk?

Recent studies and government reports suggest that meats cooked at high temps, particularly meat charred over a live fire, can develop harmful carcinogens. But grilling season is just about here, and we want you to enjoy it to the fullest. Grilled meat is deeee-licious, and we wouldn’t suggest for a moment that you stop doing it. Maybe just consider these […]

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Coffee Terms Defined: Beans, Brews, and Barista Speak So You Can Order a Better Cuppa

Ordering coffee from your local coffee shop can be a fun part of your morning routine that shouldn’t leave you shaking before you’ve taken your first sip. With so much diversity in the types of coffee you may find out there, it’s not uncommon to hear flavors described in terms of lush honeydew melon, ripe blueberries, juicy raspberries, and chocolate-covered […]

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A Dietitian’s Take on the Biggest Loser and Weight Loss

With a headline suggesting that it’s almost impossible not to regain pounds after weight loss, this New York Times article shook up the diet world this week. The article is based on a study being published next week in the journal Obesity that examines the long-term weight-loss success of contestants who appeared on Season 8 of The Biggest Loser. Having […]

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How to Build a Better Grain Bowl

Start with whole grains, add veggies and beans, sprinkle with protein, and drizzle with sauce. Top with crunch, and toss. Click to enlarge and print this image. Save it on your fridge for everyday dinner inspiration. Step 1: Ace the Base Start with whole grains. They’ll add volume and fiber (and fill up your stomach), while soaking up all the […]

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The Only 5 Salad Dressings You Really Need

Toss the store-bought salad dressings for good, and make your own homemade version instead. With all of the additives, preservatives, sneaky sugar sources, and other unnatural ingredients found in salad dressings, you really are so much better off making your own. Not to mention, homemade dressings just taste better, too! We’ve sorted through our recipe archive to find our favorite […]

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Study: Calorie Cutting Leads to Weight Loss, Better Moods, and Sex

A study published Monday in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that people who cut their calories by 25 percent for two years not only lost weight, but also had better moods, sleep and sexual function. This kind of dramatic calorie cutting is sometimes called calorie restriction or a fasting diet. Fasting diets have been gaining recognition as […]

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Good Food: Dress It Up Dressing Red Wine Vinaigrette

By Kate Malin There is a good reason that oil and vinegar have long been the go-to additions to salad: olive oil helps the body absorb nutrients in food and vinegar helps to digest them. At Dress It Up Dressing, founder Sophia Maroon has perfected this classic pairing, drawing from a recipe her mother made daily when Sophia was growing […]

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The 5 Most Affordable Powerhouse Foods

Sometimes it seems like eating the healthiest produce means spending the most money. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In 2014, the CDC released a list of the 41 most nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables and called their list “powerhouse fruits and vegetables.” It was a science-based response to the term “superfood,” which gets thrown around without a lot […]

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