Tuesday, July 28, 2015

5 healthy 20 minute dinners

Saturday, July 25, 2015, 4:00 AM
Quick and healthy doesn’t always seem to go together, but if you plan ahead and make sure you have healthy ingredients at your fingertips, then it is easy to cut back on those nights at the fast food drive thru. Try these 5 healthy dinners that can be cooked up in just 20 minutes. Cornmeal-Crusted... Read more

5 superfoods to help fight aging

Thursday, July 23, 2015, 5:30 AM
You’ve heard the saying, “You are only as old as you feel.” While it might seem like just a pithy saying to make us feel better about the aging process, there IS a lot of truth to it. When we eat well and exercise regularly, we stay healthy and active longer, and our biological age... Read more

Healthy eating hacks: Research-based strategies to make healthier choices, effortlessly

Tuesday, July 21, 2015, 5:30 AM
You’re not going to believe the information in this article. Seriously. If you’re like 96 percent of people, you’ll find reasons that this information doesn’t apply to you. Why? Because we want to believe that we consciously control how much we eat; that we eat when we’re... Read more

5 healthy summer corn recipes

Saturday, July 18, 2015, 4:00 AM
There is no doubt that corn is a popular summer vegetable. You can find it at just about every barbecue, but do you ever get tired of just serving plain corn on the cob? Here are some fresh ideas for this summer favorite. Summer Corn & Scallop Pasta To infuse this pasta dish with the most corn... Read more

5 food prep tricks for a healthy week

Thursday, July 16, 2015, 5:30 AM
TIME, no one has it. I hear this excuse from clients constantly; so much, that I put together five of my favorite food prep strategies to help my clients ease into a healthy eating routine and reduce their intake of processed and sugar-packed convenience foods or thoughtless high-calorie eats during... Read more

5 of the biggest calorie bombs in Philadelphia

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 5:30 AM
Leave your diet at the door. These foods will blow your mind and tip your scale. Go ahead – marvel at the outrageous deliciousness and allow your taste buds to indulge in the insanity. In the back of your mind, just remember that an average recommended caloric intake for an adult is about 2000... Read more

5 healthy recipes using zucchini

Saturday, July 11, 2015, 5:30 AM
Have you had your zucchini this week? This popular summer squash is low in calories and is actually quite versatile. Try some of these fun and delicious recipes for zucchini. Zu-Canoes Summer is a great time to use your imagination and have fun with your food. These zucchini shaped like canoes and... Read more

8 summer vegetables you should be eating

Thursday, July 9, 2015, 5:30 AM
Summer is in full swing and the availability of seasonal produce is starting to peak. As this happens, you may run into a few new-to-you produce options at your local market. Like most produce, lesser-known varieties are equally as nutrient dense so it is important not to overlook the unfamiliar. Below... Read more

5 no-cook dinners to beat the heat

Saturday, July 4, 2015, 4:00 AM
Is the heat getting to you yet? With all these high temp, thick humidity days, you probably have lost your desire to cook. Don’t resort to lots of takeout though which can get expensive. These no-cook meals will keep your family satisfied without having to turn up the heat. Southwestern Salad... Read more

5 casseroles for easy, summer nights

Saturday, June 27, 2015, 4:00 AM
Summer means longer days, a slower pace and more time with the family and friends. So why not add these summer recipes to your weekly menu so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time with loved ones. Baked Cod Casserole Dry wine, cheese and whole-wheat bread crumbs give this casserole... Read more
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Stacey C. Cahn, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at Phila. College of Osteopathic Medicine
Katie Cavuto, MS, RD Culinary Nutritionist, Dietitian for the Philadelphia Phillies
Kerri Link Heckert, MS, RD Registered Dietitian, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Lindsey Kane, MS, RD Registered Dietitian, Healthy Eating Specialist at Whole Foods Market
Theresa Shank, RD LDN Outpatient Dietitian, Einstein Medical Center
Kelly O'Shea Senior Producer, Philly.com
Tracey Romero Sports Medicine Editor, Philly.com
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