October 26, 2014



  • How to Buy Snack Foods

    How to Buy Snack Foods

    by Edward Blonz, M.S., Ph.d.

    Snack foods can run the gamut from sugary "empty" calories to worthwhile mini-meals. If you make smart choices at the grocery store, keep portions small and know when to stop, snacks can certainly have a place in a healthful diet.

  • How to Buy Soups

    How to Buy Soups

    by Edward Blonz, M.S., Ph.d.

    Soup is a traditional first course, but also a fine meal itself or with a salad or sandwich. But nutritionally, not all soups are created equal. Supermarket soups range from low-fat, low-calorie broths to fat-laden bisques. And most are high in sodium.

  • Looking at Lunch Meat

    Looking at Lunch Meat

    by Edward Blonz, M.S., Ph.d.

    The term "healthy luncheon meat" no longer has to be an oxymoron. In fact, a sandwich made with whole-grain bread and a healthful luncheon meat can be a perfect no-fuss, no-muss, portable meal.