The tagline of the popular candy Skittles is “Taste the rainbow.” Now it may be more appropriate to say “Taste the titanium dioxide.” And this does not make for good publicity.
To be honest, I was shocked to see them at first because they looked like little green snakes on a plate! Because they are foraged and not grown, I guess fiddleheads are technically not a vegetable, however, they certainly taste like a vegetable and are extremely nutrient-dense like your more typical veggies.
Sometimes we need a break from our more basic vegetables in order to not get bored with our daily diet and fall back on junk foods for instant gratification. Lately I’ve been switching it up with bok choy.
In my search for some good summer dressings, I came across green goddess dressing and knew immediately that I had to make this.
The culprit behind Liam Neeson’s excruciating pain may come as a surprise to you. It was apparently caffeine.
Watermelon season is upon us. I cannot think of a more refreshing and satisfying summer treat. On a hot day, there’s nothing better than biting into the juicy flesh of a cool, fresh piece of watermelon. Like most people, I chuck the rinds into the trash. However, recently, I discovered that this “throwaway” part of the watermelon is actually very nutrient-dense and easy to incorporate into your healthy summer eating plans.
One of the latest foods finding itself moving from the “don’t eat this” category to the “well, actually, it’s healthy” camp is the ubiquitous chicken skin
America is in such a salt crisis that I think it’s probably about time we use technological innovations to reduce our salt intake.
Before a woman in Italy named Emma Morano died about a year ago, she celebrated her 117th birthday! And she partly attributed her longevity to eating eggs on a daily basis.“When I first knew her she used to eat three eggs a day,” her doctor said.
You have probably seen biotin supplements at your local grocery store or pharmacy. Biotin is pretty much known as the hair growth nutrient. Biotin is actually one of the B vitamins (it is vitamin B7). Along with potentially promoting healthy hair, biotin may be good for skin and nail health.
We probably have all witnessed friends and family asking an invisible “Alexa,” “Siri,” “Bixby” or “Google” to play some music or tell them the weather and wondering who in the world they were talking to. They were, of course, talking with their “smart speakers,” one of the latest and more popular technology accessories for the home. In addition to playing music (which is what I had originally thought they were limited to), they also can provide access to a wealth of information as well as control other “smart” devices in your home.
When you think of the health benefits of prunes, one thing – and probably only one thing – comes to mind. This is not surprising since eating prunes is probably one of the best things you can do to keep yourself regular or address an occasional bout of constipation. Research, however, continues to discover more of how this popular dried fruit (prunes are dried plums) can contribute to your health. To give you some background, prunes date back to ancient western Asia. They eventually spread to Europe and then made their way to the U.S. in the middle of the 19th century. Today, we consume almost a third of a pound of prunes per person, second only to dried dates.
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