Avoiding processed foods is healthy eating 101, but sometimes it’s nice to revisit the whys behind our food choices. We’ve got some science-based reasons to give processed foods the boot, plus 15 healthy, whole food recipes to help you make the leap to home cooking.
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Ever wondered how to make almond milk? It’s so easy! I just learned how to make and use it from The Almond Milk Cookbook by Alan Roettinger. Go nuts!
We hear a lot about the benefits of eating seeds. But when it comes to the goodness of chia seeds vs. flax seeds, do you know the differences? I’m learning.
“If you want people to choose healthier foods, emphasize the positive.” – Cornell University Study Cornell University recently published research in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics indicating that healthy eating education and policies are most effective when framed in positive terms. In other words, “dos” work better than “don’ts.” The researchers — David R. Just, […]
We keep hearing about positive cinnamon health benefits. This is good news, BUT… You should know a few things before you increase your intake.
Want to cut your risk of heart disease in half? A new study shows eating the heart healthy foods of the Mediterranean diet is the way to go.
More good news on the benefits of whole grains in our diets… According to a large, long-term study: Eat more whole grains, live longer.
Can eating an avocado a day lower your bad cholesterol? A new study in the Journal of the American Heart Association says “yes.” Click to learn more.
How many calories are in that burger? Soon, it will be harder to ignore nutrition (or lack thereof) in the foods you order out. Menu labeling is on the way.
The Environmental Working Group has rated more than 80,000 products in its new Food Scores app to help you buy the best foods for your body. Check it out.
What is sustainable food? I’ve been writing about good eating for awhile, but I still have to ponder its meaning. Here’s what a group of green teens think.
A new nutrition advice app does more than spit out calorie counts. You get to consult with a live nutritionist. And we have a code for you to try it FREE!
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