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Taste Test: Hot Sauce

With so much talk about hot sauce, we had to taste test all the popular varieties for ourselves. We got our mouths fired up for this spicy taste test. Find out who topped our list.
Posted 8/22/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 67 comments   24,937 views
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Have You Tried . . . Sriracha?

The fiery red sauce in the green-topped squeeze bottle is a staple in my kitchen. Loyal fans will not go near another chili sauce.
Posted 8/15/2012  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 83 comments   16,098 views
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Label Decoder: Pectin

You've seen it on hundreds of labels and may have even used it in your own kitchen--learn all the need-to-know facts about this additive.
Posted 8/8/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 15 comments   13,825 views
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Taste Test: Gluten-Free Breads

The gluten-free phenomenon has lead to dozens of new products on store shelves. We polled our readers and took their favorite brands for a test drive.
Posted 8/1/2012  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 24 comments   14,895 views
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Baked Potato Chips: Are They Healthy?

A health halo has been placed on baked chips while fried chips have been getting a bad rap. Are you really making a healthy choice?
Posted 7/25/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 33 comments   21,505 views
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Does Healthy Food Cost More Than Junk Food?

Does following a healthy diet mean dishing out more dough? Not necessarily.
Posted 7/18/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 42 comments   22,273 views
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5 Supermarket Shopping Secrets, Revealed

With so many choices, shopping at the supermarket can make your head spin. We'll give you the inside scoop and get you on your way to becoming a smarter shopper.
Posted 7/11/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 28 comments   21,656 views
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Have You Tried: Artichoke Hearts?

Fresh artichokes are a classic spring treat, but you can enjoy artichoke hearts all year long.
Posted 7/4/2012  10:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 40 comments   12,711 views
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Butter: Is It Healthy?

One of the most controversial debates in the nutrition world--can butter be part of a healthy diet?
Posted 6/27/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 52 comments   27,214 views
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Are You Willing to Pay More for Healthy Food?

A recent study finds that Americans aren't willing to put their money where their mouth is for healthier restaurant options. Are some foods worth the extra cash?
Posted 6/20/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 50 comments   20,243 views
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Grocery Shopping for Healthy Cooking at Home

Here is a list of my favorite healthy staples that enable me to make effortless quick meals during the week.
Posted 6/13/2012  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 29 comments   16,441 views
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Have You Tried: Kefir?

A "cultured milk product" may sound foreign, but if you've ever eaten yogurt, you're closer to kefir than you thought. Find out what makes it just a little more special.
Posted 6/6/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 45 comments   17,190 views
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Veggie Chips: Are They Healthy?

These potato chip-alternatives have been cropping up on market shelves everywhere. But are veggie chips a healthier pick? Here's a look at the crunchy details.
Posted 5/30/2012  10:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 22 comments   16,985 views
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9 More 'Healthy' Foods To Skip

We're saying "healthy" because there's a lot more to making nutritious choices than meets the eye. Lots of foods present themselves as healthy when they're anything but.
Posted 5/16/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 37 comments   38,185 views
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Food Labeling 101: Understanding Label Claims

The supermarket aisles are flooded with health claims. It's not surprising that most consumers are left wondering what to believe and what it all means.
Posted 5/9/2012  10:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 6 comments   12,763 views
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