Five Food Safety Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Summer Cookout

Five Food Safety Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Summer Cookout

(Photo by Stephanie McCabe on Unsplash) It’s challenging for me to completely relax at a typical backyard cookout or pool party because I feel I have been endowed with a burdensome superpower: I see food-safety blunders. As I scan the sunny scene of revelers in shorts...
Are Fruit and Veggie Chips Healthy?

Are Fruit and Veggie Chips Healthy?

(Photo Credit:Photo by Charles on Unsplash) If you are looking for a good excuse to eat a pile of chips, store shelves are brimming with them. It seems nearly everything in the produce aisle — whether it’s kale, snap peas, apples or bananas — now comes crisped,...
Are Collagen Supplements Worth The Hype?

Are Collagen Supplements Worth The Hype?

(Washington Post: Collagen supplements that come in powder form can be dissolved in hot or cold liquids. (iStock)) Any soupmaker worth their salt knows that a good, full-bodied stock is semisolid and jiggly when chilled, and the essential ingredient to make that...
Why You Should Stop Trying To Lose Weight

Why You Should Stop Trying To Lose Weight

  As someone who has suffered from and eventually escaped the diet roller coaster, and who has professionally been on a mission to help others get off it, too, it’s no surprise that I follow anti-diet voices on social media – many of whom are nutrition experts. I...
Is The “Slimcado” Better For You?

Is The “Slimcado” Better For You?

(Photo credit:Photo by Thought Catalog on Unsplash) While sifting through the pyramid of familiar nubby-skinned avocados at the store, you may have noticed them stacked nearby. Large, bright green and smooth-skinned, they resemble the avocados you know and love, but...
10 Ways Ideas About Healthy Eating Have Changed

10 Ways Ideas About Healthy Eating Have Changed

(Photo Credit:Photo by Anna Pelzer on Unsplash) Healthy isn’t what it used to be. I don’t mean that in the whiplash-inducing way all the clickbait headlines out there would have you think. Despite the seeming back and forth, there is remarkable consistency in core...

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