CONSCIOUS EATING

Changing Our Diet to Cool the Climate

By Judith Fertig | March 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Good Food Choices Enable Global Health Three years ago, the New York Times added a new word to the world’s food vocabulary: Climatarian (n.) A diet whose primary goal is to reverse climate change. This includes eating locally produced food (to reduce energy spent in transportation), choosing pork and poultry instead of beef and lamb…

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SPICE UP HEALTHY COOKING

By Amber Lanier Nagle | March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Six Seasonings with Surprising Payoffs by Amber Lanier Nagle Spices add a punch of extra flavor to our favorite dishes, but they also possess proven health and wellness properties. From regulating blood sugar to reducing inflammation to helping control appetite, behold the magnificent six. Garlic (Allium sativum) “There’s a lot of evidence that suggests garlic…

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Foods Our Heart Will Love

By Judith Fertig | January 31, 2018 | 0 Comments

Top 10 Heart Healthy Choices by Judith Fertig How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.” Elizabeth Barrett Browning once penned this unforgettable line to her husband and fellow poet, Robert Browning. Let us also count the ways to improve our loved ones’ heart health: Lower blood pressure. Modulate irregular heartbeats. Avoid plaque…

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EAT WHEAT AGAIN

By John Douillard | January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Eight Ways to Restore Gut Health by John Douillard The New York University Langone Medical Center recently reported that 74 percent of Americans experience some form of digestive distress, a quarter are obese and more than 100 million U.S. adults are pre-diabetic and don’t know it. While many blame such problems on eating wheat, some…

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Colorful Good Health in Holiday Dishes

By Judith Fertig | December 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Judith Fertig Winter citrus fruits that arrive in a gift basket or show up on sale at the grocer present a welcome bright spot on winter’s darker days. Valencia and blood oranges, limes and Meyer lemons are delicious in their own right, and deserve their place on the breakfast table. Yet there are many…

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