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The Bacon Calculator: How Many Slices Does Your Dinner Equal?

EatingWell | Posted 06.08.2011 | Home
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Here are some menu items at a few popular restaurants and how much bacon you'd have to eat to get the same amount of saturated fat.

How To Avoid Food Dyes

EatingWell | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home
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By Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D., EatingWell Nutrition Editor When you consider how many fake-colored foods abound, especially “kid-friendly&rdq...

Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D? 5 Really Good Reasons to Pay Attention

EatingWell | Posted 06.01.2011 | Home
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Having sufficient levels of D is important for everyone, me included. The vitamin practically deserves super-nutrient status.

Eat This With That To Make It Healthier

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Some foods just go together -- peanut butter and jelly, cheese and crackers, peas and carrots. But some foods that taste great together are also more nutritious when eaten in combination.

The Only 5 Tools You Need to Start a Garden

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The best part was shopping in our own garden as we left the office at the end of the day -- way better than stopping at the grocery store!

Is Posting Calorie Counts on Restaurant Menus Enough to Help Us Be Healthier?

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Later this month, the FDA plans to issue the final proposed regulations for nationwide restaurant menu labeling.

What's So Great About Quinoa?

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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By Penelope Wall, Writer/Producer for Social & Interactive Media at EatingWell My parents were back-to-the-land kind of folks, so I grew up eating al...

5 Health Reasons To Not Quit Coffee

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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As a registered dietitian and a nutrition editor for EatingWell Magazine, I know that coffee is fine in moderation. It has lots of antioxidants and is low in calories if you don't load it up with cream and sugar.

Oatmeal Smackdown: The Best Fast-Food Oatmeals, & Critiquing Bittman's Analysis

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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By Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D., EatingWell Nutrition Editor Yes, Mark Bittman’s smackdown on McDonald’s oatmeal in his recent New York T...

The #1 Snack You Should Eat (And The Snack To Skip)

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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By Kerri-Ann Jennings, M.S., R.D., Associate Editor at EatingWell Magazine Even though I spend most of my day writing about food and health as th...

An Insider's Take On Walmart's Healthy Food Initiative

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Walmart, our country’s largest grocery retailer, announced a couple of weeks ago its five-year plan to make the food and beverages it sells heal...

Alternative Uses For Lemons

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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I'm convinced the gods must have been wanting for a little sun when they invented the lemon. Lemons evoke sunshine in every way—from their cheer...

Eating Less is Good, But How About Eating (and Cooking) at Home?

Susie Middleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The government's new dietary guidelines recommend that we fill half our plates with vegetables. I applaud the straightforward advice. But what about cooking your own food?

Oatmeal: The Perfect Breakfast?

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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What did you have for breakfast this morning? At 7:30, I had a cup of cereal with skim milk. Sounds pretty healthy. In the scheme of things I could ha...

3-Ingredient Guacamole & More Easy Super Bowl Dips

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Are you planning to watch the Super Bowl this year? I am. But I don't watch the Super Bowl for the football—or for the commercials. I do it for ...

Yes, We'll Still Have Bananas

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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I don’t know about you, but bananas are a staple in my house. In fact, it’s the first thing my son asks for every day when he wakes up. ...

Food Fads: What's In And What's Out In 2011

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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As the editorial director of EatingWell Magazine and EatingWell.com, it always amazes me to see how a trend starts in a restaurant kitchen, a nutritio...

EatingWell Mag's Top Recipes Of 2010

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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I’m one of the handful of cooks who work tirelessly in the EatingWell Test Kitchen to bring people recipes that (we hope) they’ll love. W...

The Top 5 Food Stories Of 2010

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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It's been a big year in food news. Here's a look, in no particular order, at 5 of the food trends of 2010, the stories that propelled them to the top...

Homemade Spiced Nuts In 5 Minutes

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Hi, my name is Carolyn and I’m addicted to nuts. I definitely blame my genes. My maternal grandfather (may he rest in peace) loved nuts—t...

The Best Winter Fruit For Your Buck

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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It's slim pickings in the fresh fruit aisle at this time of year. It appears to be well stocked--you can find berries and melons just like you did in...

4 Foods to Eat If You Overeat

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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My motto—especially when it comes to nutrition—is moderation. There aren’t any “bad” foods in my opinion because, in m...

Why You Should Toast the New Food Safety Rules

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Isn't it time that we held food manufacturers more accountable and inspected the sketchy ones more often than every 5 to 10 years? Isn't it time that we stop playing Russian Roulette at the buffet table?

How Worried Should You Be About the Antibiotics In Your Meat?

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Choosing meat and dairy labeled "USDA organic" or "certified humane" ensures you're buying products raised without antibiotics.

Your Post-Thanksgiving Detox Plan (Psst! You Get to Have Pumpkin Pie.)

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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When it comes to eating, you must keep the holiday behaviors to the actual holidays. It's a slippery slope, my friends.