How to Fix 17 Basic Cooking Mistakes


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The latest, most thought-provoking healthy headlines…

How to Fix 17 Basic Cooking Mistakes
I'm an experienced cook who writes about food for a living, and even I learned a few things from this Real Simple slideshow.

People are focusing more on food quality over just calories  
Calories might be king, but more of us are paying attention to the quality of those calories, SmartBrief tells us.  

Adults gobbling fewer calories from fast food
Perhaps linked to the previous study, we're bypassing the drive-thru more often, according to USA Today.

Diet And Acne: For A Clearer Complexion, Cut The Empty Carbs
When your mom told you to lay off the junk food to get rid of zits, she might have been partially right, NPR's The Salt blog says.

20 Must-Do Tips to Make Any Workout Routine Better
Our friends at FitSugar share some simple, effective tips to get the most out of your workouts.

What's The Best Fitness Tracker Of Them All?
The editors at Huffington Post Healthy Living gave all the latest fitness trackers a try. Which one came out on top?

 9 Healthy Crockpot Recipes to Try
DailySpark guest blogger Jessica Smith rounded up nine delicious slow cooker recipes over at You won't want to miss these!

Which headline(s) caught your eye this week?

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    nice article. I too like the spark tracker. - 2/26/2013   12:30:37 PM
  • 3
    I learned a lot reading the 17 mistakes we make when we cook. A lot are surprising but I plan to use the hints so my food prep and preparation will be more efficient. Thanks for sharing all the links! - 2/24/2013   7:58:38 PM
  • 2
    saved the cooking mistakes article for continuing reference - good info!
    for those looking at the different fitness tracekers - that article was useful.
    I think the SP articles on changing up a fitness routine were more motivational. - 2/24/2013   12:29:06 PM
    Great articles - but , I like the Spark Tracker the best - its accurate. - 2/24/2013   10:06:40 AM

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