- January 1st, 2015
A Banana A Day…Researchers have known for years that getting enough potassium can lower blood pressure. However, a new study suggests that women who eat more potassium, but who don’t have high blood pressure, may benefit as well—more potassium intake was linked to a 21 percent lower risk of stroke in these women. Source: Stroke
- November 11th, 2014
What do you reach for when you start to feel those 10 a.m. hunger pangs? Although it might be tempting to head to the vending machine, wouldn’t you feel better indulging—yes, indulging—in something that not only satisfies your hunger and is good for your body, but also tastes great?Almonds for Your Heart, Skin, Hair, and HealthBy Erica Tasto
Last weekend, I was overjoyed and honored to be a part of the wedding between one of my best girlfriends, Brianna, and her new hubby. As her personal attendant, I knew I’d have my hands full making sure she looked and felt flawless on her big day.
- February 1st, 2014
Snacking is a venerable American pastime, but it can also be a diet-buster this time of year. Here’s a look at five nutrient dense snacks that will have you putting down the chocolate chip cookies.
- July 1st, 2013
3.1 snacks per day consumed by women
2.7 snacks per day consumed by men
- January 1st, 2013
Jiggle Gel—Buddy Fruits’ newest fruit gel pouch to hit markets—is helping consumers see that it is possible to have healthy and fun snacks that are also portable and tasty.
- May 1st, 2010
If you grew up thinking that nibbling between meals was taboo, chew on this idea: “Snacking helps keep your metabolism fueled, your energy up, and your blood sugar stable,” says Keri Glassman, RD, author of The Snack Factor Diet (Crown, 2007). “Snacks also help you control cravings throughout the day and can improve your mood.”
Healthy ways to satisfy snack attacksBy Laurie Budgar
- February 1st, 2008
Energy bars are perfect for your on-the-go nutrition needs. But choosing just the right one can be an overwhelming proposition, especially when most gimmicky “energy bars” come stuffed with refined sugars and other processed ingredients.Energy snacks that pass the "good-for-you" test.By Nicole Duncan