Chicken: Safe or Scary?

Choosing the right chicken means better flavor and better quality. Credit: thebittenword.com, Flickr
We've been hearing for years that we should...

Salt: Safe or Scary?

Should you be worried about your child's salt intake? EraPhernalia Vintage (catching up), Flickr
The latest nutritional bogeyman is partially...

Natural Sweeteners: Safe or Scary?

Sugar is making a comeback, but is that a good thing? Credit: oхέƒx™, Flickr
What is going on with sugar? We're suddenly being...

Pass The Pasta: Are Noodles Good For Your Kids?

Is there any food kids love more than pasta? Chances are, pasta, in some form, makes a regular appearance at the dining table. But should it be in...

Kids Drinks - The Good, the Bad, and the Sugary

Ah, the soft drink aisle. Shelves and shelves stacked with bubbly and brightly colored liquids, all seemingly engineered to attract children. Milk?...

What's In That Bottle?

Whether or not to breast-feed her baby is one of the most politically charged--yet highly personal--decisions a new mother will make. Breast-feed and...

Pass the Potatoes

There's a lot of confusion around the potato -- are these humble tubers good for you, or not? Do they make you fat? Do they cause diabetes? Or are...

How Healthy is Your Salad?

Popeye and his spinach. George H.W. Bush and his (hatred of) broccoli. Mom leaning over you and admonishing, "Eat your greens!" The leafy green...

Eggs

Eggs are very high in cholesterol, there's no question about that. But does that automatically mean they're bad for you? And what about the salmonella...

Pork

First, let's get this out of the way: You cannot get swine flu from eating pork. The World Health Organization has made this very clear. As for that...

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