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Never Be Bored Again: 6 Superb Salmon Recipes

If you're not eating salmon, you should be. It's high in quality amino acids and full of essential fatty acids. It's also an incredible protein …

Salmon Spaghetti with Plum Tomatoes and Avocado

I’m happy to report that Food Network’s Summer Fest is back! In the whirring speed of these summer weeks, I missed last week’s zucchini theme, …

Teriyaki Salmon and Broccoli Bowls

posted by Chungah on June 1, 2015 31 Comments »<p><i>There’s no need for takeout anymore – you can easily make homemade teriyaki bowls with rice and</i> …

The 6 Veggies with the Most Protein

Fill up on these to increase your intake of the essential nutrient.<p>Vegetables aren't typically known for being a great source of protein, but there are some sneaky ones out there that contain a decent amount—so we asked Emily Gilbert, R.D., for the best plant-based ways to get this essential …

Healthy Eating

7 Fruits and Veggies You Can Stop Peeling

<b>2. Eggplant</b><br>The skin of this plump, meaty favorite contains a phytonutrient called nasunin, a potent antioxidant that helps counter cell damage brought on by aging or disease, says Cavuto.<p><b>3. Sweet Potatoes</b><br>The skin of this holiday favorite is where most of its nutrients are located, says Cavuto; it …

The 5 Fish That Are Most Contaminated—And 5 You Should Eat Instead

Having sushi tonight? Before you order, read our guide

Nutrition

Moving Beyond Auto Mode: Which Exposure Mode Should You Choose?

A newcomer to photography is often daunted by the different exposure modes a camera may offer. In fact, there are only four, real exposure modes and …

Scary News About the Danger of Chia Seeds

You won't believe the problem this popular health food could cause.<p>Chia seeds have been enjoying their moment in the spotlight for the last few years, thanks to experts and research alike touting their potential health benefits. These little seeds, often marketed as a superfood, may come with a …

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16 Detoxing Cleanse Foods

Get a jump-start on losing extra pounds with these essential cleanse foods<p>As a nutritionist, I always suggest that my clients get a jump-start on weight loss and a new way of eating with a short "cleanse," to help eliminate cravings, wake up the digestive system, and prepare the body for a new …

Nutrition

Foods That Impact Your Breast Cancer Risk

The Best (and Worst) Foods to Protect Yourself from Breast Cancer<p>Food—including what you eat today!—can determine your cancer chances<p>Your diet can lower or raise your risk, says Suzanne Dixon, R.D., M.P.H. For example, certain macronutrients and micronutrients in plants and seafood can help balance …

8 Foods You Should Eat Every Day

<b>Spinach</b><p>It may be green and leafy, but spinach is no nutritional wallflower, and you know from reading Eat This, Not That!. This noted muscle builder is a rich source of plant-based omega-3s and folate, which help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, and osteoporosis. Bonus: Folate also …

What Nutritionists Eat When They Only Have 5 Minutes to Prep a Meal

Hear that? It's the sound of all your healthy-eating excuses going out the window.

Healthy Eating

Best text messaging apps for Android as of May 2018

Text messaging is a big part of phone use for many people, and while all phones come with native messaging clients, they can be painfully, horribly …

The Toothpaste Ingredient That Has Experts Worried

How safe is your toothpaste? A flurry of recent news stories about Colgate Total Toothpaste and triclosan, a chemical with a somewhat checkered past, …

10 Healthy-Eating Myths That Nutritionists Want You to Stop Believing Right Now

How many of these are you currently falling for?<p>One of the most frustrating things about healthy eating is all of the conflicting nutrition info you can find floating around. One study says that fats increase your disease risk—while other research suggests that it actually decreases your odds of …

Nutrition

Q&A: What's the Difference Between Multigrain, Whole Grain, and Whole Wheat?

Find out which one you should watch out for.<p><b>The question:</b> "I always see food labeled as 'multigrain,' 'whole grain,' and 'whole wheat.' Is there even a real difference between the three?"<p><b>The expert:</b> Amanda Bontempo, M.S., R.D, an ambulatory oncology dietitian at New York University Langone Medical …

Nutrition

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

Healthy Eating

10 Yummy Ways to Add More Protein to Your Smoothies

Power up and slim down with these simple smoothie mix-ins

Nutrition

The ABCs of Nutrition

Have you ever thought about all the vitamins, minerals, amino acids and super foods one must keep track of in order to maintain a healthy diet? It can be overwhelming, especially because most have little to no idea about what exactly is in their food.<p><i>Why are spinach and other leafy greens good for</i> …

5 Foods You’re Eating Wrong

<b>Vegetables</b><p>Your mistake: Microwaving or boiling them<br>The fix: Steaming<p>Why it works: Steaming helps retain cancer-fighting nutrients in broccoli better …

Kale and Cranberry Salad Recipe on Food52

• 1 bunch kale<br>• 1 cup dried cranberries<br>• 1 cup sunflower seeds<br>• 1/2 cup lemon juice<br>• 3 cloves garlic<br>• 1/2 cup olive oil<p>Mix oil and lemon juice together, add minced garlic and set aside.<br>• Cut up the kale in small pieces and remove the thick vein down the center.<br>• Pour the oil/juice mixture over the kale. Put in a …

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10 Foods Every Healthy Kitchen Needs

(A.K.A. your new grocery list)<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>When it comes to eating well, you need to set yourself up for success. A kitchen filled with cookies and chips, for example, won't help you learn to snack on fruit instead. Be smart by stocking up on healthy items that keep for a while …

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Smart Food Swaps for a Healthier 2014

It's that time of year -- a new year and a new beginning. As a nutritionist, I often hear from new clients that they make New Year's resolutions early January and by Valentine's Day, they are discouraged and back to their same old patterns. Resolutions such as, "I have to lose weight" or, "I want …

The 10 Easiest Pasta Meals Ever

Make any of these tasty (and healthy!) pasta recipes in less than 30 minutes!

Healthy Eating

Ask Alys: your gardening questions answered

<b>Our brussels sprouts don't have sprouts – they are bare stalks with a crown. Are they too crowded?</b><p>Brussels sprouts are either a monumental waste of time or the most satisfying vegetable to grow. Too often, they blow or are the size of marbles. (If you do get the right-sized sprout, without fail a …

Nutrition IQ: Sweet Potatoes vs. Carrots

692<p>SHARES<p>If a beta-carotene contest were held, sweet potatoes and carrots would tie for first place. But beyond that, which of these veggies wins an …

Nutrition

6 Delicious New Ways to Eat Brussels Sprouts

They may look intimidating to make, but this leafy green veggie is actually a snap to prepare

Healthy Eating

Apple-a-day call for all over-50s

<b>If everyone over the age of 50 ate an apple a day, 8,500 deaths from heart attacks and strokes could be avoided every year in the UK, say researchers.</b><p>Apples would give a similar boost to cardiovascular health as medicines, such as statins, yet carry none of the side-effects, the University of …

Healthful Habits Can Help Induce Sleep Without The Pills

About one-third of American adults say they have problems falling asleep. And prescriptions for sleeping medications are on the rise, with about 4 percent of people using the drugs, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>But sleep specialists say people should exercise caution …

Nuts For Longevity: Daily Handful Is Linked To Longer Life

Americans have not always been in love with nuts.<p>Think about it: They're loaded with calories and fat. Plus, they can be expensive.<p>But Americans' views — and eating habits — when it comes to nuts are changing. Fast.<p>There's a growing body of scientific evidence that's putting a health halo over …