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16 Seasonal Supermarket Treats Worth Trying

It's pumpkin-spice everything time, but you don't have to go for a donut or latte to enjoy this seasonal favorite. You can find these 16 healthy treats at your local grocery store.
Posted 11/1/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Megan Patrick : 52 comments   83,927 views
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A Dozen Quick Ways to Use Rotisserie Chicken

A store-bought roast chicken can easily feed a family of four--and you can do more with it than simply slicing and serving. Roast chicken can star in all kinds of simple meals!
Posted 1/25/2013  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 40 comments   158,354 views
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What a Serving Size Really Looks Like

We're sharing an eye-opening graphic that will show you how much many of us are really eating--and how much we should be eating!
Posted 11/15/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 113 comments   159,903 views
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Study: Adding Fiber Can Be a Pain the Gut

Fiber helps fill you up and ward off hunger--if Mother Nature put it in your food. When fiber is added to processed foods by manufacturers, it can have unsavory side effects.
Posted 8/15/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 30 comments   23,254 views
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A Dietitian's Take on 5-Hour Energy Drinks

What does Dietitian Becky think about the infamous 5-Hour Energy drink?
Posted 5/10/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Becky Hand : 86 comments   130,268 views
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The Scoop on Lower-Carb 'Milk Drinks'

Dairy beverages and snacks provide additional alternative to familiar non-dairy options while also providing some of the dairy benefits. Are they right for you?
Posted 4/2/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 22 comments   36,987 views
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Donate Healthier Items to Food Pantries This Holiday Season

Food pantries fill in the gaps for families that struggle with access to adequate food to sustain a healthy life. Use this list to give your donations a makeover.
Posted 12/19/2011  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 17 comments   10,935 views
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Are You a Food Waster?

Overall, I think because I'm such a planner and like to keep things neat and organized, I don't waste much. But any amount of food thrown away is too much, in my opinion.
Posted 8/25/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 62 comments   20,117 views
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Cartin' Disaster at the Supermarket

Mr. Bad Food did it again. He went grocery shopping, with the intention of stocking up on only the "good" stuff, but came home with JUNK! Doh! Learn from his mistakes...
Posted 7/27/2011  10:00:00 AM By: John McGran : 55 comments   18,664 views
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Easy Access Doesn't Always Equal Better Food Choices

A new study says that income and proximity to fast food restaurants actually matter more than proximity to supermarkets in the battle against obesity.
Posted 7/26/2011  6:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 29 comments   15,360 views
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How to Save on Groceries, Fight Hidden Food Inflation

The bad news: Your favorite foods are being sold in smaller packages for the same price. The good news: You can still save money at the supermarket.
Posted 4/5/2011  10:26:42 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 63 comments   19,977 views
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Are Food Labels Lying to You? New Corn Syrup Study Suggests Yes

A new study on HFCS-sweetened drinks shows that random samplings contained up to 128% of the sugar indicated on labels. What does this mean for you?
Posted 10/29/2010  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 46 comments   19,633 views
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How Does the NuVal Food Scoring System Work?

This nutrition scoring system is showing up on more and more store shelf tags. Learn how to use the scores to make nutrient rich and dollar wise choices.
Posted 10/4/2010  5:59:08 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 81 comments   25,474 views
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Are Things Changing in Your Grocery Store?

Making nutrient wise and dollar smart choices may be even easier with new supermarket initiatives that are popping up. Are things changing near you?
Posted 9/30/2010  6:07:35 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 55 comments   17,713 views
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'Fake' Fiber in Your Food? How to Spot It

More and more products are adding manufactured fibers to their foods to boost their nutritional profiles. But is added fiber just as good as the real deal?
Posted 9/2/2010  6:48:16 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 73 comments   35,338 views
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