EatingWell Holiday Gift Guide: Presents Your Healthy Friends and Family Will Love

Monday, October 10th, 2016
EatingWell Holiday Gift Guide: Presents Your Healthy Friends and Family Will Love Blog Post

Here are some gift ideas for people on your list who are always on top of latest health trends and love to take good care of themselves. Help spread the healthy cheer this holiday season with a fun color-blocked (and insulated) water bottle, a gift set of small-batch-farmed tea, the Test Kitchen's favorite spiralizer and a kit to make your own kombucha.

The Healthiest and Best-Tasting Frozen Pizza

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
The Healthiest and Best-Tasting Frozen Pizza Blog Post

When it comes to being ready for a last-minute dinner, a frozen pizza could be your best friend. But just because you’re taking a shortcut doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice a healthy dinner. Here’s what to look for.

A Better Bottom: More dough means more calories, so choose thin-crust over deep-dish when buying frozen. Buy pizzas that have whole grains in the crust whenever you can and skip ones stuffed with cheese.

Best & worst energy drinks

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
Best & worst energy drinks Blog Post

Energy drink sales are skyrocketing: from 2011 to 2012 they grew by 14 percent, a bigger jump than any other beverage category! That’s not too surprising—who doesn’t want to catch a second (or third) wind?

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But are some drinks better than others? Here we take a look at the calories, sugar and caffeine in some of the most popular energy drinks on the market.

Food processor vs. blender: Which is the better kitchen tool?

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012
Food processor vs. blender: Which is the better kitchen tool? Blog Post

I function in an incredibly small kitchen. My constant challenge is finding room for what I really need and getting rid of what I don’t. The other day, I pulled out my blender and my food processor and thought that, maybe, I could lose one.

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Are “natural” sweeteners really any healthier than sugar?

Friday, August 31st, 2012
Are “natural” sweeteners really any healthier than sugar? Blog Post

People often look to me, as a registered dietitian, for my seal of approval as they douse yogurt with agave or flood their coffee with turbinado sugar because “it’s natural.” But you won’t find me giving a nutrition green light to use copious amounts of sugar, regardless of where it comes from. (How much sugar should you be eating?