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Food Safety at Your Summer Picnic

When it comes to food disasters at a picnic, ants are the least of your worries. Leaving food in the hot sun can present a food safety hazard. But these simple tips can help you feast alfresco with no fear. Cool it: When you’re packing perishable food, including potato and pasta salads, poached salmon or […]

How to Avoid the Freshman 15

For people between the ages of 5 and 23, going back to school is a standard — and sometimes unsettling — part of life. We’ve put together easy recipes and food tips to help make the entire experience way more appetizing. Freshman year is an exciting time — new friends, new classes new experiences. One […]

Snack Foods That Don’t Need to Be Refrigerated

For people between the ages of 5 and 23, going back to school is a standard — and sometimes unsettling — part of life. We’ve put together easy recipes and food tips to help make the entire experience way more appetizing. Whether you’re looking to stock your dorm room or office with ready-to-eat snacks, this […]

The Food-Focused Bride: Getting in Wedding Shape and Eating Right

While I’m usually a healthy and active person, the thought of walking down a long aisle in front of more than a hundred people has prompted me to kick up my workout routine and focus more on eating healthy. Since I got engaged eight months ago, I’ve been going to the gym a few times […]

9 Ways to Eat More Greens

Kelsey Nixon’s Mean Green SmoothieYou may have heard that dark leafy greens are incredibly healthy. They are. Leafy greens — such as spinach, kale, collard greens, lettuce, escarole and Swiss chard — are chock-full of fiber, vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals, and have been linked to lower risk of certain cancers and heart disease. You should […]

Is Gluten-Free for You?

With everything from cookies to pasta to soup to sausages bearing a “gluten-free” label these days, you might have wondered what the hype is with gluten-free — is it healthier? Will it help you lose weight? Most importantly, should you go gluten-free? Read on to find out what gluten is and who should avoid it.

How to Cheat on Your Diet and Not Feel Guilty

As the resident nutritionist on Drop 5 Lbs, people tend to think that I eat healthfully 100 percent of the time, but I give into my sweet tooth regularly. I keep my weight in check with a few simple strategies.

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Healthy

Melissa d’Arabian shares her top six tips and tools for dealing with picky kids.

How to Turn Diet Don’ts into Diet Dos

You might think that your quest to lose weight is at odds with your love of pizza, French fries and other calorie-laden foods. But with a few tricks, you can enjoy these and other “diet don’ts” while eating a healthy diet. Here’s how I do it: • Pizza While scarfing down several slices of pie […]

Aarti Sequeira’s Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

“Good” vs. “Bad” This is possibly the biggest lesson I learned this season on Drop 5 Lbs with Good Housekeeping, and one that might be the toughest one to break because I, like so many people, do this without thinking. When recounting what you may have eaten the previous day, how many of you say, […]

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