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9 Easy Low-Carb Recipes to Get You Back in Shape

9 Easy Low-Carb Recipes to Get You Back in Shape

Low-carb is my watchword for the new year. right now, I  have such a carb face like you wouldn’t believe. When I look in the mirror, my face is so puffed up that I can barely see my eyes. And I’m thirsty! I’m so, so thirsty. ...more

How’s Paula Deen Doing Today … And How’s the Food Network?

How’s Paula Deen Doing Today … And How’s the Food Network?

Paula Deen has been spending more time with her family, including her grandchildren, and has gotten back to the day-to-day operations of her business, according to her son Jamie Deen in a recent interview with HLN.   The former Food ...more

McDonald’s Big Dare: Would You Trade Your Fries for a Side Salad?

McDonald’s Big Dare: Would You Trade Your Fries for a Side Salad?

It’s been a sort of bizzaro week in the world of fast food. First Burger King goes all out introducing America to its new “Satisfries,” what the burger chain is billing as better-for-you French fries. Now in a (coincidental?) ...more

5 Fruits Prove Better at Preventing Deadly U.S. Disease

5 Fruits Prove Better at Preventing Deadly U.S. Disease

We all know that we should be eating plenty of fruit, but are some fruits better than others when it comes to preventing disease? That’s the question health researchers set out to answer recently, at least when it comes to one of the most ...more

There’s Sugar in That!? 11 Surprising Sources of Hidden Sugar

There’s Sugar in That!? 11 Surprising Sources of Hidden Sugar

Sure, sugar is obvious in things like cookies and ice cream, but in bottled salad dressing? Yep. The secret truth: surprisingly high amounts of sugar are pretty much lurking everywhere in the foods we eat.   To be sure, some amount of ...more

What to Bake This Weekend: (Healthy!) Black Forest Cake Roll

What to Bake This Weekend: (Healthy!) Black Forest Cake Roll

It’s hard to argue with democracy. Our Facebook fans have spoken, and judging by their enthusiasm, a lot of them will be making this Black Forest Cake Roll this weekend. The recipe (so far) has garnered almost 1,000 likes and more than ...more

Zero-Calorie Diet Drinks = Zero Guilt, Right? Maybe Not for Long

Zero-Calorie Diet Drinks = Zero Guilt, Right? Maybe Not for Long

Ok, if we’re being honest, we’ve long had a sneaking suspicion that our Diet Coke habit isn’t exactly healthy, even as we’ve continued to enjoy believing in the whole “zero calories equals zero guilt” ...more

To Keep the Weight Off, Better Keep the Carbs Low

To Keep the Weight Off, Better Keep the Carbs Low

Want to keep those pounds off? Then pay attention to what kind of calories you eat, not just what you eat. All calories are not created equal, according to findings just published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and reported on by ...more

New Diet Craze: “Fast” Results (And You Only Diet Two Days a Week)

New Diet Craze: “Fast” Results (And You Only Diet Two Days a Week)

A diet that allows you to eat whatever you want? Well, that’s sure to get our attention (not least because it sounds like no diet at all). So what’s the catch?   The Fast Diet has swept across Britain and is now making big ...more

Are You Being Tricked by New Nutrition Labels? — Supermarket Savvy

Are You Being Tricked by New Nutrition Labels? — Supermarket Savvy

Have you noticed those new nutrition labels popping up on the front of everything from cereal to candy bars? (Maybe you have, maybe you haven’t — we’ll admit that we don’t spend a lot of time reading our food in the aisle of ...more

Easy New Year’s Resolutions: Have Your Cake!

Easy New Year’s Resolutions: Have Your Cake!

But switch up the slice of chocolate or yellow cake for a sweet, airy piece of angel food cake.   Unlike traditional cakes, angel food is made with whipped egg whites and contains no fat, no cholesterol and about half the calories and half ...more

Low-Carb Recipes for a Healthy 2013

Low-Carb Recipes for a Healthy 2013

Waaaaaaaah. It’s time for healthy eating, diets, no more pasta, getting back in shape.   The holidays are over, and we’re at the point where everything starts to feel like one long sick day. We’re in our PJs until 5 in ...more

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