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Tips from a dietitian: Why you should be eating fat

Eating the right kinds of fat can be healthy. A dietitian explains why you should be eating fats and which types are the healthiest.

Monday - 10/06/2014, 05:43am EDT

Tags: fats, healthy, dietitian, Kait Fortunato, Food

7-Eleven rolls out health-conscious menu

Soda, chips and hot dogs may be the go-to snacks at gas stations, but one major chain is working to change that by bringing nutritional options to an increasingly health-conscious customer base.

Tuesday - 09/30/2014, 11:07am EDT

Tags: 7-Eleven, Tony Horton, Tony Horton Kitchen, healthy, Food, Sarah Beth Hensley

Survey shows teen behavior changing

There's somewhat surprising news about teenage behavior. They're more active, report less bullying and are drinking less alcohol. But they're also using more smokeless tobacco.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 06:52am EDT

Tags: teenagers, healthy, survey, teenage behavior, Maryland Youth Risk Behavior Story

Tips to stay warm and full with the right foods

Are you home and the refrigerator is calling your name every time you walk past? You're not alone.

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 11:50am EST

Tags: Sally Squires, cabin fever, Food, healthy, winter

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Comfort foods don't always make you feel good

Try reaching for something light, instead.

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 08:35am EST

Tags: Paula Wolfson, comfort foods, Food, healthy

Spinach and quinoa salad: A healthy recipe for weeknight meals

This dish uses two power foods -- spinach and quinoa -- and takes less than 30 minutes to throw together. It can be served as a main dish, as a side or as a salad.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 06:42am EDT

Tags: Aviva Goldfarb, dinner, recipe, quinoa, healthy, Spinach and quinoa salad, spinach, Recipes

A dietitian's top picks for healthy local lunch spots

While I am a supporter for packing a healthy, satisfying lunch, there is something to be said for taking a break and going out for lunch every once in a while. Here are some healthy and tasty lunches on the go.

Tuesday - 09/17/2013, 07:15am EDT

Tags: Kait Fortunato, lunch, healthy, convenient, Food, dietitian

Good to Go: Make over school lunches and snacks

Lunchrooms will soon be swarming with students who are hungry for more than just knowledge.

Thursday - 08/22/2013, 08:07am EDT

Tags: back-to-school, lunches, healthy, healthy food, obesity, school, Katie Howard, Good to Go

4 healthy cookout recipes for the 4th of July

Ahh -- The Fourth of July. A classic American holiday centered around summer, celebrations and food. And while burgers and dogs are the classic cookout fare, some WTOP staffers and reporters are hoping you'll try their healthier cookout options.

Wednesday - 07/03/2013, 01:02pm EDT

Tags: cookout, healthy, Recipes, 4th of July

Report: Howard County is Maryland's healthiest

A new report finds that Howard County is the healthiest place to live in Maryland, while Baltimore city is ranked as the worst.

Tuesday - 04/03/2012, 08:18am EDT

Tags: healthy, Montgomery County, Howard County