| Nov 2, 2011
| 6:19 AM
Chocolate can stimulate the brain in much the same way that drugs like cocaine and amphetamines do – it’s the combination of sugar, fat, and salt that activates certain parts of the brain, increasing our desire to eat more.
Some say that...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 7:22 AM
Peanut butter tops the list of many people’s comfort foods, whether spread onto a hot waffle for breakfast, paired with an apple for an afternoon snack, or blended with chocolate for true decadence!
But there are loads of peanut butter alternatives...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:32 AM
This dish is the fresh-from-scratch version of the holiday classic that requires lots of can opening but not much actual cooking. This one is not hard to make and the taste payoff is big@@mdthe snap of fresh beans, lots of meaty mushrooms, fresh garlic...
| May 28, 2011
| 1:43 PM
Steak Chimichurri With Grilled Garlic Bread And Grilled Tomatoes
Makes 4 servings
Chimichurri is a garlic-y herb sauce, like pesto. It has been dubbed the ketchup of Argentina because they douse everything with it there—vegetables, bread, eggs,...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:39 PM
More than half of American adults take nutritional supplements. They are not without
risk. The Food and Drug Administration has received more than 6,000 reports of serious
adverse events in the last five years.
A Consumer Reports investigation has...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:19 AM
What starts out as a perfectly nutritious lunch can quickly become UNhealthy, depending on what sweets, treats, and snack packs are added in. Today we're Getting the Skinny with Molly on 10 better-for-you lunchbox extras that provide at least some...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 5:51 AM
Snacking on veggie chips can be an easy way to incorporate more vegetables into your diet, and your kids’ diets - but how much nutritional benefit are you really getting? Some of the most popular veggie chips aren’t much better than plain old...
| Jul 18, 2012
Dawn Jackson Blatner is a Registered Dietitian, Author and Nutrition Consultant to the Chicago Cubs.
Before: Cherry scone (480 cals, 25g fat, 15g saturated fat)
After: Quaker Real Medleys Cherry Pistachio Oatmeal (290 cals, 8g fat, 1g...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 10:03 AM
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Six Additions to Your Diet
Dark Leafy Greens
Think kale, spinach, broccoli, etc. Contain calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium, phosphorous and zinc, as well as vitamins A,...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 11:42 AM
The FDA sent a letter to John P. Bilbrey, CEO and President of Hershey, warning them about a violation on the nutritional claims made on "Hershey's® Syrup+Calcium" and "Hershey's® Syrup Sugar Free with Vitamin & Mineral Fortification" products.
| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:07 AM
Pancakes are a breakfast favorite, and there’s been an explosion of better-for-you pancake mixes on shelves. But not all are as nutritious as the labels might lead you to believe, so today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on which mixes...