Our environment seems to want us to eat more berries!
Cauliflower Goes Crazy in 2017
This white vegetable is now a culinary chameleon: cauliflower "used to be a boring vegetable" but in 2017, cauliflower had a moment. Did you cook the "it" vegetable of 2017?
Beets are “Funky and Strong”
Beets are one of those vegetables that really divides people – you’ve got the sincere beet lovers, and the extreme beet haters. I think it has to do with whether or not you grew up eating these bright, sweet, robust-tasting, crimson colored roots. If you love them, then you are lucky! Beets are one of the most uniquely nutritious vegetables. If you don’t love them, read on for some other vegetables to choose from to get similar health benefits...
Color Me Healthy
Colorful foods like rainbow carrots are packed with carotenes — nutrients that protect our bodies from cancer, cataracts and cardiovascular disease. But this is only the tip of the iceberg for the benefits of dietary carotenes...New research also finds that carotenes can even enhance our physical attractiveness!!
Exploring the many health benefits of Grilling & Chilling
One of the rituals of summertime is to clean out the grill and get it ready for the season. Grilling food outdoors is a great way to bring family and friends together around food, and potentially can offer a number of unique health benefits.
Foods for Dudes (part 2)
June is Men’s Health Month, the peak of grilling season, and the month we celebrate Father’s Day. Seems like a perfect time to explore some tasty, manly foods to help support the health of the special dudes in your life!
Foods for the “Big C”
I am teaching a class on Cancer Prevention this month, and in preparation for that class, I have been reviewing the Dietary Recommendations of the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), the Angiogenesis Foundation’s Eat to Beat Cancer webpage, and I took a continuing education class on Nutrition and Cancer through the Arizona Center for... Continue Reading →