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5 Healthy Ways to Eat Pumpkin

5 Healthy Ways to Eat Pumpkin

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I’m pretty pumpkin obsessed. I buy canned pumpkin year-round so I can regularly whip up pumpkin smoothies, and I sprinkle pumpkin pie spice onto lots of things, including oatmeal, sweet potatoes, and warmed fruit. Basically, the fall season isn’t long enough to satisfy my passion for pumpkin, and I’m not alone.A few years back New York magazine deemed pumpkin the new bacon, as pumpkin-inspired foods and drinks exploded in popularity. Trouble is, most of them aren’t so healthy (bagels, cheesecake, ice cream, sugary lattes…), and some only include pumpkin flavoring, rather than the real deal.Actual pumpkin—either fresh roasted, or unsweetened cannedâ...
Is Dairy Actually Healthy?

Is Dairy Actually Healthy?

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As much as we love cheese, and soft serve, and cream in our coffee, we know we shouldn’t overdo it: Dairy products, at least the full-fat variety, have long been associated with heart disease and other health problems. But research-based evidence for this link has been inconsistent, and yet another new study supports the idea that certain types of dairy may not be the enemy after all. The new research, presented this week at the European Society of Cardiology’s annual congress in Munich, found that people who regularly ate cheese and yogurt had a lower risk of dying during the study period than those who didn’t. But before you take that as an excuse to scarf down a pint of Ben & Jerry’s, it’s important to consider all the facts. Health too...
Are Oprah’s New Frozen Cauliflower Crust Pizzas Actually Healthy?

Are Oprah’s New Frozen Cauliflower Crust Pizzas Actually Healthy?

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We're dying to dive in—but first, a nutritionist gives us her expert insight. Oprah Winfrey’s line of packaged foods, O, That’s Good!, just dropped four varieties of frozen cauliflower crust pizza, which have 1/3 of the flour in the crust replaced with cauliflower puree. The pizzas are the latest additions to this packaged comfort food line launched by Kraft Heinz and Oprah last year, featuring tasty eats such as mashed potatoes and mac and cheese.  RELATED: 7 Fresh and Healthy Vegetable Pizza Recipes Cauliflower pizza crust has become a superstar food trend over the past few years, driven by consumers who are looking for gluten-free, low-carb, or vegan...
Starbucks Is Selling a New Keto-Friendly Drink—but Is it Healthy? Here’s What a Nutritionist Says

Starbucks Is Selling a New Keto-Friendly Drink—but Is it Healthy? Here’s What a Nutritionist Says

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It's from Starbucks' "secret" menu. If you’re on the keto diet, you might be craving a variety of things—including more choices. The high-fat, low-carb eating plan is super restrictive. But we just found out that Starbucks is expanding its keto-friendly options, so your morning caffeine run doesn’t have to be so complicated. Peach Citrus White Tea is the latest addition to Starbucks’ so-called secret menu, and keto lovers are going crazy for it. A spin-off of the standard menu item Peach Citrus White Tea Infusion, this new drink is both carb- and sugar-free, making it a keto enthusiast’s dream. ...