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Cooking Low-fat With 12 Healthy Food Substitutions
In most baked foods, you can decrease fat content by 25 to 50 percent. Try these tips.
Putting the Spice Back into Your Cooking
Deep in the corner of every kitchen is a spice rack filled with jars of forgotten herbs and spices.
Herbs and their uses
Spices and their uses
Tips for a Healthy Barbeque
Barbeques are a fun part of the summer months and a great way to spend time with family and friends.
Oil really can be good for you!
Great Grilling: Your Personal Pizza Oven
Use your backyard BBQ to grill up a great pie that won't pack on the pounds.
The good, the bad and the ugly.
The Truth About Trans Fats
What makes trans fats different from other fats?
Fat is Back
Two local doctors write the book on dieting myths.
Avoid an Attack by a Killer Tomato
Ground meat scares make us all pay more attention to food safety. But what about those side dishes?
12 Ways to Trimness During the Holidays
Here are 12 ways to make it to the new year.
Tips for Dining Out
Dining Out the Guilt-Free Way
Dining out doesn't necessarily mean playing Russian roulette with your diet.
Portion Sizes and Recommendations
The Mighty Food Guide Pyramid
Here are the USDA recommendations for a day of healthy eating.
A Little of This and More of That?
Our forefathers probably never said, "Super Size it," but are portion sizes today really any different than they were years ago?
Do you eat five servings of fruits and vegetables each and every day? Be honest. Cherry soda doesn't count and neither do potato chips.
Breakfast: Are You a Champion?
If your mother told you that breakfast was the most important meal of the day, she wasn't wrong about that, either.
Tower of Power: Drink to Your Health
When it comes to seniors, the well-known food pyramid may need some fortifying.
Can You Afford to Eat Healthfully?
The good news is that it's possible to eat more nutritiously without breaking your food budget.
Try these tips for saving at the supermarket.
Eating on the Cheap: Bean Cuisine
Adding beans and bean dishes to your family's meals is one of the easiest, healthiest and most delicious ways to stretch your food budget.
Kids and Teens
Teens: Skipping Breakfast and Eating Fast Food
As teens enter adulthood they are more likely to skip breakfast and consume more fast food, causing the risk of weight gain.
Please Pass the Vegetables
Getting kids to eat healthy foods. Plus, hear
what the kids have to say about it
All About Beans
The versatile bean has its advantages.
Cereal Scores Again
Healthy cereals have long been touted as a great way to start the day.
Chocolate Addicts, Unite!
Need the sweet stuff? Here's a healthy excuse.
The turning leaves signal prime time for one of Rhode Island's best productsapples.
They're tiny, tasty and temptingand you can't eat just one.
Pizzaa health food? That's happy news to the average American who devours 46 slices a year.
The humble potatoa dinner table staple around the worldhas a nasty little secret: those green spots can make you sick.
Not only does tea provide inner warmth on frosty New England days, it may also ward off disease. Plus,
Water, Water Everywhere
And not a drop that's fit to drink. With municipal systems reporting that there's something funny in the pipes, more and more people are turning to the bottled version.
Nutrition for Women
For women who suffer from PMS, a daily dose of Tums®, those tried-and-true chewables for sour stomach, may also be the ticket to relief from premenstrual syndrome (PMS).
Pregnancy and the Vegetarian
What you need to know to ensure a healthy pregnancy on a vegetarian diet.
Morning Sickness and Nutrition
An unpleasant side-effect of pregnancy, morning sickness can leave you in need of nutrients.
Pregnancy and High-Risk Foods
What foods to avoid to ensure the health of you and your child.