Vegetables: The Best Winter Veggies

Find Your Roots with Winter’s Best Veggies While they may not have the crisp appeal of sugar snap peas or the sleek appearance of a summer tomato, winter’s bounty of root vegetables and greens brings some of the year’s most nutrient-rich dishes to the table. Serve up as chips or gratins, roasted or braised, mashed or raw, in soups or …

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Vitamin D…How Much Do We Really Need?

In the multi-lettered world of vitamins and minerals, why did Vitamin D move to the top of the list…and should it be there? Following is a look at the paradox of the “sunshine vitamin,” critical to the body’s healthy function in numerous ways, but not important enough to warrant regular screenings, according to the latest national recommendations. The undisputed connection …

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Smoothies: Nutrition That Goes Down Easy

Nutrition that Goes Down Easy: Stir Up a Healthy Smoothie Freeze the fruit and boot up the blender—summer is the perfect time to develop a taste for smoothies. With the right ingredients, a day’s worth of vitamins and minerals can be packed into a remarkably healthy breakfast or working lunch. Smoothies can be found everywhere from juice bars to yogurt …

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Calorie Counting: A Weigh In

Weighing in on the Calorie Counting Debate Conventional wisdom: a calorie is a calorie, and to lose weight, you must take in fewer calories than you expend. Fast forward to today: all calories are not created equal. What makes up that calorie is more important than the calorie itself, emphatically stated by Jim Kirchoff, former CEO ofWeight Watchers. “When we …

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Calorie Counting: A Weigh In

Weighing in on the Calorie Counting Debate Conventional wisdom: a calorie is a calorie, and to lose weight, you must take in fewer calories than you expend. Fast forward to today: all calories are not created equal. What makes up that calorie is more important than the calorie itself, emphatically stated by Jim Kirchoff, former CEO ofWeight Watchers. “When we …

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Calorie Counting: A Weigh In

Weighing in on the Calorie Counting Debate Conventional wisdom: a calorie is a calorie, and to lose weight, you must take in fewer calories than you expend. Fast forward to today: all calories are not created equal. What makes up that calorie is more important than the calorie itself, emphatically stated by Jim Kirchoff, former CEO ofWeight Watchers. “When we …

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Eating Patterns and Good Health

Building the Groundwork: Linking Eating Patterns and Good Health For generations, people have considered two distinctly different questions about eating habits: which diet is healthiest versus which diet results in the greatest weight loss. It has long been thought that the Mediterranean approach to eating is healthy, and new research has given additional credence to this fact. The New England …

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Eating Patterns and Good Health

Building the Groundwork: Linking Eating Patterns and Good Health For generations, people have considered two distinctly different questions about eating habits: which diet is healthiest versus which diet results in the greatest weight loss. It has long been thought that the Mediterranean approach to eating is healthy, and new research has given additional credence to this fact. The New England …

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Eating Patterns and Good Health

Building the Groundwork: Linking Eating Patterns and Good Health For generations, people have considered two distinctly different questions about eating habits: which diet is healthiest versus which diet results in the greatest weight loss. It has long been thought that the Mediterranean approach to eating is healthy, and new research has given additional credence to this fact. The New England …

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Artificial Sweeteners vs. Sugar

The Sweet Life: Artificial Sweeteners vs. Sugar When you reach for the artificial sweetener, do you pick the pink, nab a yellow, prefer the blue or go green? The difference may be less important than you think. Each of the sweeteners contains a different FDA-approved main ingredient. For example, Sweet ‘N Low contains saccharin, aspartame is in NutraSweet and Equal, …

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