Food for the Teenage Soul

Food for the Teenage Soul

This is a guest post by Lior Torenberg, a high school senior and foodie. If you’ve ever been hungry and tired at the same time, then you might understand my frustration. If not, try picturing this: It’s nine-thirty PM, I … Continue reading

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Food Marketing Psychology – Duping You to Eat More

Food Marketing Psychology – Duping You to Eat More

Question: How do you get people to order the larger (and more profitable) food portion even though they know they need to cut down? Answer: soothe their worries by labeling a “large” portion as “small” or “medium” Don’t think you’d … Continue reading

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The 5 Biggest Misconceptions About the Mediterranean Diet

The 5 Biggest Misconceptions About the Mediterranean Diet

This is a guest blog post by Elena Paravantes, RD which originally appeared in Olive Tomato.  The Mediterranean diet has become the “it” diet. While it has been gaining popularity since the 1990’s when the Mediterranean diet Pyramid was presented … Continue reading

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Neat Trick to Get Your Kids to Eat More Veggies

Neat Trick to Get Your Kids to Eat More Veggies

New here?  Get our iPhone or Android App to scan & choose healthy groceries!  Here’s a neat trick to get your kids to eat more vegetables during a meal. Instead of offering a side of just carrots, offer a variety, for example carrots, broccoli, … Continue reading

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Viva Italia!

Viva Italia!

Hi folks, a personal note today. My wife and I are celebrating our 10th anniversary and are off to an extended weekend in Milan, Italy. Aside from having a few days sans kiddos, this will be an interesting opportunity to … Continue reading

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Low Calorie Comfort Food – It Exists!

Low Calorie Comfort Food – It Exists!

This is a guest post by Lisa Cain, PhD, a.k.a Snack-Girl There is more than one way to create comfort. One way involves lots of calories and icing. How about something hot? This won’t work if you live in the … Continue reading

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Food at the Beach

Food at the Beach

A short blog post today – heading out to the beach with the kids for some fun in the sun before the school year begins. Kids get very hungry swimming and building sandcastles, but the sand and the heat make … Continue reading

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Who Said Cooking is Hard?

Who Said Cooking is Hard?

This is a guest blog post by Chef Rob Endelman. Cooking, despite what Big Food wants us to believe, does not have to be a time-consuming chore.  I’ll argue that waiting in line at the doctor’s office and pharmacy is … Continue reading

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SpaghettiOs to Lose 35% Sodium. Still High in Sugar [Inside the Label]

SpaghettiOs to Lose 35% Sodium. Still High in Sugar [Inside the Label]

Campbell’s has announced that it will be reducing the sodium content in its SpaghettiOs line of products by 35%. The change will take place by the upcoming spring. “Offering healthier versions of our products for kids is a major priority … Continue reading

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