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Diet and Fitness

How to Read Food Labels for Better Health

1 Comment 29 May 2014

When grocery shopping, use these helpful tips to check out what's really in a product (especially junk food) before buying it. From Unjunk Your Junk Food.

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Stock Your Pantry with These Healthy Brands

2 Comments 26 March 2013

Be mindful about what goes in your body–not just to lose weight, but for better health. These pantry items, from brown rice to gluten-free bread to chicken stock, are a great start. From The Immune System Recovery Plan, by Susan Blum, M.D.

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Diet and Fitness

The authors of 4 Ingredients Gluten-Free share easy grocery shopping tips for a gluten-free pantry

How to Make Healthier, Gluten-Free Food Choices at the Grocery Store

No Comments 22 August 2012

Eating well starts with what you buy. Here's a rundown of basic kitchen staples and their healthier counterparts, from 4 Ingredients Gluten-Free, by Kim McCosker and Rachael Bermingham.

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Diet and Fitness

How to read food labels while grocery shopping to make better choices and avoid dangerous ingredients like artificial colors and flavors

The Worst Food Ingredients Ever: Are You Eating Them?

No Comments 27 December 2011

This list of the worst culprits in our food (mainly junk food—just one more reason to avoid it) can help you make better choices while grocery shopping. From Unjunk Your Junk Food by Andrea Donsky and Randy Boyer.

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Diet and Fitness

Know how to shop for vegetables and fruits with lower pesticide levels

Pesticides in Produce: Are Your Faves on The Dirty Dozen List?

1 Comment 23 June 2011

Eating your fruits and veggies may not be as simple as you think, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group. Warning consumers against the “dirty dozen” -- fruits and vegetables most likely to be contaminated with pesticides -- it's an eye-opening study that highlights what really goes into the production of food, and what it means for your family's health.

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Diet and Fitness

Healthy affordable recipes with calcium and vitamins

Stay Healthy and Wealthy with Money-Saving Snacks

1 Comment 13 May 2011

Saving money and eating right don’t always go hand in hand, but with these 11 quick tips you can get a nutritious bang for your buck. Easy swaps like canned salmon and homemade kale chips pack in calcium (to see just how much, check out our list of 14 Calcium-Rich Foods You Need to Eat Right Now).

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How to Buy Organic Without Breaking the Bank

No Comments 10 December 2009

How can you live green but stay within your means? Get started by following these tips for eating organic on a budget from Sloan Barnett, a Today show regular and the author of Green Goes With Everything: Simple Steps to a Healthier Life and a Cleaner Planet.

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