Everyone knows breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A filling, healthy breakfast can start your morning off right and lead to less unhealthy meal choices throughout your day. Here are 7 easy and delicious breakfast options, all under 300 calories.
1. Peanut Butter and Banana Pancakes
Just a few short months after "the egg panic" - in which we learned that our breakfast might be trying to kill us - there's more bad news about a beloved morning beverage.
A new study suggests that drinking enough coffee can cause vision loss or even blindness.
The recall that started with Trader Joe's Creamy Salted Valencia peanut butter has been expanded for the SECOND time...
And now it's not just peanut butter that could put sandwich lovers in danger.
Many other types of nut butters made by Sunland Inc. have landed on the black list, including cashew butters, tahini (made with sesame seeds), blanched and roasted peanut products, and even organic brands like Newman's Own.
New York City has thrown down the gauntlet in the war against obesity, passing a groundbreaking measure that prohibits the sale of large sodas in city restaurants, stadiums and movie theaters.
Proposed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the ban on sugary drinks in containers larger than 16 ounces was approved by the city's board of health today.
Did you know that your dinner plates can actually affect the amount of food you and your children consume?
As a mom and dietitian, I understand the need for parents to feed their kids well while fostering a positive relationship with food.
This relationship is more complicated than the nutritional value of what you serve, however; in fact, it actually begins with your servingware.
Although I’m a registered dietitian, I’m like most other mom’s as I still have my challenges with getting my kids to eat nutritious meals at school. If only being a nutritionist made me immune to this, life would be so easy!
Good news - your breakfast might not be trying to kill you after all!
The Internet was all abuzz yesterday with the news that eating egg yolks could be as detrimental to your heart as smoking cigarettes.
A study by Canada’s Western University claimed that people who eat three or more yolks per week had two-thirds as much plaque buildup in their arteries as those who smoked.
The rush to get out the door each morning leaves little time to make school lunches for your kids. But with good planning and preparation strategies, though, you can give your child an appetizing brown bag lunch without leaving late.
Remember, easy doesn't have to mean peanut butter and jelly every day. A balance of healthy, simple, and child-friendly creates a lunch suitable for your growing child.
Could eggs be the new cigarettes?
A new study published in the journal Atherosclerosis suggests that regularly eating egg yolks could be nearly as bad for your heart as smoking.
The research showed that people who eat three or more yolks per week showed levels of plaque buildup two-thirds as much as smokers.
How can you change your eating habits? The best way to start is with small steps!
We had the opportunity to talk with celebrity nutritionist Keri Gans, author of The Small Change Diet: 10 Steps to a Thinner, Healthier You. It might sound crazy but Gans - a renowned New York City based dietician - emphasizes the idea that diets just don't work.