Cooking

We posted a plant-based shopping list last week and had an overwhelming response to it via visits and downloads. Now comes the next step: what do you do with all of the foods on our list? This week I contemplated solutions to use in place of so many animal-based...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

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Food and Health, Prevention

Veggie burgers originated in England in 1982 as a plant-based ‘hamburger’ option for people who preferred a vegetarian eating style. That first product was sold as a dry mix; simply add water, form it into a patty, and cook. Gardenburger released the first commercial veggie burger in 1992 and in 1993 Boca Burger produced their ... New Plant-Based Burger Choices
Cooking, Food and Health

Which foods contain more nutrients – raw or cooked? The answer isn’t as clear as you might expect. There are many different food preparation methods, with some involving heat to bake, steam, roast, or fry; we eat other foods raw, and some foods dried or sprouted. Each food preparation method has benefits, and the quest ... Raw Food vs. Cooked Food: A Nutrient Analysis
Cooking

At the stroke of midnight on December 31, millions of Americans will resolve to start eating better and /or lose those extra pounds they are carrying around. But within a few days or weeks, most will have given up. This year, take a systematic approach to those nutrition-related resolutions....
Cooking

As we wind down for 2019, it is often fun to contemplate where we have been and where we are going on our food and nutrition journey. The research, as we have seen over numerous years of Dietary Guideline reviews, has corroborated a whole-food, plant-based, minimally processed diet that...