Add this to your “Honey dew” list

Study after study shows that people basically eat three pounds of food a day, regardless whether the food is high calorie or low calorie. Barbara Rolls, Ph.D., a nutrition research at Pennsylvania State University, has conducted a ton of research on appetite and has found time and time again that people feel just as [...]

Are Fries Healthy?

I was thrilled when Hungry Girl released her first cookbook with tons of butternut squash recipes. My favorite is the butternut squash fries. Yum! My kids don’t like butternut squash, but they LOVE butternut squash fries. Don’t get me wrong, they aren’t fooled into thinking they are “French fries,” but any recipe that gets my [...]

Day 52: Wonderful Watermelon

Watermelon has three key elements that create a “perfect storm” for making it one of the healthiest foods on the planet: high water content, high levels of lycopene and high levels of vitamin A.

Let’s start with the high water content. Study after study shows that high volume foods are one of your best allies [...]

Day 39: You can't-a-have-a de Mango!

I don’t know about you, but Mango from Saturday Night Live gave me the creeps. I think Chris Kattan is funny, but I preferred him in The Roxbury Guys to his Mango character. Known for his line “You can’t-a-have-a de Mango!” Chris Kattan was wrong because we should indeed “have-a-de Mango!”

Mangoes are known [...]