Tag: healthy eating

Who Says Food Porn Has to be Dominated by Junk Food?

Who Says Food Porn Has to be Dominated by Junk Food?

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Carrots don’t stand much of a chance against cronuts when it comes to tweets and Instagrams about food. The new Food Porn Index aims to change the conversation by tracking our virtual cravings.

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Give Me Liberty, And Give Me Government-Subsidized Broccoli

Give Me Liberty, And Give Me Government-Subsidized Broccoli

| March 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

People don’t mind new laws telling them how to eat, as long as they feel like they’re not being coerced. That’s the finding of a new study from the Harvard School of Public Health, which took the unusual step of asking people what they thought about government efforts to encourage healthy eating.

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Spring Cleansing: Juicing

Spring Cleansing: Juicing

| May 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

A look into juicing and a recipe for energy-boosting Green Juice.

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Healthy Butternut Squash Soup

Healthy Butternut Squash Soup

| January 17, 2012 | 4 Comments

Recipe for a healthy butternut squash soup that is comforting, nourishing, zero-guilt goodness. Only 3 main ingredients needed.

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Superfood Kale

Superfood Kale

| February 16, 2011 | 4 Comments

Inspired ways to work this insanely nutritious vegetable into your diet…like this Tuscan Kale Caesar Salad.

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Black Bean Soup + Cilantro-Lime Yogurt Crema

Black Bean Soup + Cilantro-Lime Yogurt Crema

| January 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

This recipe for Black Bean Soup + Cilantro-Lime Yogurt Crema is hearty, creamy, satisfying, chock full of vegetables and not an ounce of guilt. Stay on the healthy eating wagon without being miserable.

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Smoothies: Youth-Powered Sweetness

Smoothies: Youth-Powered Sweetness

| May 12, 2008 | 0 Comments

Teaching kids to eat and drink healthfully requires much more than admonitions. After carting away the vending machines and abolishing the Big Gulps, we can’t leave the kids empty-handed. Rachelle Boucher from Generation Chefs is working hard to fill the void. From the popular Pizza Smack-Downs at COPIA to her weekly cooking classes (free to […]

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New Healthy Cookbooks

New Healthy Cookbooks

| February 6, 2008 | 0 Comments

Not so long ago it was believed that low-fat diets were the way to go. It seemed if you could just cut out the fat, you could lose weight and be healthy. But nutrition is science and science changes with the times. Fat is no longer vilified. Though for a while, carbohydrates were the enemy. […]

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Techniques of Healthy Cooking

Techniques of Healthy Cooking

| January 30, 2008 | 2 Comments

The Culinary Institute of America recently published the third edition of Techniques of Healthy Cooking. It’s a massive tome, almost 600 pages long and provides a broad overview of nutritional basics such as current dietary guidelines, recipes planning, and recommendations for minimizing fat, salt, sugar and even alcohol in recipes. There are nearly 150 photographs […]

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Snack Attack

Snack Attack

| July 7, 2007 | 2 Comments

I have always been a snacker. When I was a kid, I preferred white bread spread with cold butter and folded in half, or an oatmeal creme pie. In high school, my snack varied according to whether or not I was on a diet; when I was, I munched Wheat Thins and grapes, and when […]

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