All Entries For healthy foods

Which Fruits and Veggies are in the New Dirty Dozen?

Which conventional fruits and vegetables contain more pesticide residue? Which ones have the least? There's a new list out that tells you just that!
Posted 4/21/2016  12:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 113 comments   46,657 views
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Supercharge Your Meals with Fat-Burning Foods

Knowing the best fat-burning foods up front helps you make better choices and maintain a desirable weight. Are these 10 fat-burning foods part of your meal plan?
Posted 12/18/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 6 comments   23,519 views
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The 10 Healthiest Foods You've Never Tried

I recently saw a list of the 10 Healthiest Foods You've Never Tried. How many have you eaten?
Posted 3/10/2013  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 687 comments   179,878 views
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Infographic: Why Coffee & Tea Are So Good for You

Are coffee and tea actually good for you? How much is too much? Get the facts you need to know about your favorite brewed beverages here.
Posted 10/31/2012  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 66 comments   50,212 views
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Healthy Homemade Popsicles

Make your own frozen treats with foods that are healthy and naturally delicious, like fruit and yogurt.
Posted 7/17/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 15 comments   41,872 views
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It Pays to be a Label Reader

When offered new foods, my kids always look to me first to see if its okay. Many times I like to read the label before telling them they can dig in.
Posted 6/5/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 62 comments   22,167 views
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3 Good Sources of Omega 3s

Find out how to prep anchovies, sardines and mackerel fish and reap their health benefits.
Posted 5/29/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 25 comments   16,350 views
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How to Avoid the Mindless Munchies

Many of us turn to snacks when we are under stress and anxiety, but by turning to others who can relate to our situation, we may be able to forgo the snack attack.
Posted 3/23/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Beth Donovan : 19 comments   12,649 views
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Would You Pay More for Eco-Friendly Food?

New research says that shoppers in their 20ís and 30ís are willing to pay more for products with a low carbon footprint, versus those in their 40ís and 50ís.
Posted 2/21/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 57 comments   10,882 views
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Will You Have A Gold Star Shopping Plan?

Learn why new front-of-package labeling recommends suggest symbols would be more beneficial than facts.
Posted 11/3/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 51 comments   11,910 views
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What Can You Do with Chia Seeds? Plenty!

Have you ever heard of chia seeds? Nutritious and versatile, you can use them to thicken smoothies, make healthy puddings and add fiber to any meal. Learn more!
Posted 6/23/2011  9:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 94 comments   135,400 views
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Go Nuts for Walnuts!

Learn why researchers have found walnuts to be a healthier choice.
Posted 4/4/2011  6:04:01 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 27 comments   16,160 views
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The 11 Healthiest Food Trends of the 21st Century

SparkPeople's Head Dietitian, Becky Hand, takes a look at how far healthy eating has come since the start of the new century. Did your favorite foods make her list?
Posted 12/29/2010  2:02:20 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 39 comments   50,278 views
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Poll: Do You Eat Foods You Don't Like to Lose Weight?

When trying to lose weight and improve their health, people tell us they eat foods they don't like because they think they're healthier. Do you? Tell us!
Posted 10/11/2010  12:15:50 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 177 comments   20,750 views
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Green Tea Benefits: Fact vs Fiction

Learn the facts about this powerful antioxidant to maximize its benefits and minimize the hype.
Posted 9/23/2010  6:06:03 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 60 comments   36,690 views
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