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Potatoes Potatoes were in the news because of a new Harvard study that showed they can be fattening. However, potatoes are the highest satiety food when prepared as “skinny” meaning without added fat. We took a look at a variety of potato foods in the grocery store and we were...
 
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Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania completed a study1 that shows that hiding veggies in foods is an effective strategy to get people to eat more veggies and significantly fewer calories. This is because nonstarchy veggies are the foods that are the lowest in calorie density. For example, lettuce...
 

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I talk to people one on one many times per week and have learned to really keep it simple and hit the high points...that keeps people’s attention and ensures they walk away with something they remember. That being said, I only tell them 3 things about a nutrition facts panel: 1) If nothing else, look ... Label Reading Made Simple
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While there are clear health benefits to reducing our consumption of table salt (i.e. so- dium chloride) doing so and still enjoying our food requires some strategy. This is because table salt, or “sodium chloride”, re- ally does make some foods taste better and it is the only non-toxic substance which, when tasted alone in water, ... Salt Reduction for Cooks
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Whipped cream can be a great addition to a healthy kitchen. Although real cream is high in fat, whipped cream mostly contains air and a little goes a long way to bring a delicious treat. A tablespoon of whipped cream is just 21 calories. Better still, whipped cream can...