Cooking, Kids

You’re not alone if you’d like to eat more family meals. According to David Emerson Feit, vice president of the Hartman Group, a research and consulting firm specializing in eating and wellness, “more than two-thirds of parents say they want to eat with their kids every night if they...
 

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Food and Health

Foods made from soybeans, including tofu, tempeh, edamame, soy milk, and soy nuts, contain several important nutrients: protein (the only plant food that contains all 8 essential amino acids humans need for health), fiber, iron, calcium, zinc, and B vitamins. Soy foods are also important for what they don’t contain: they don't have any cholesterol ... Danger or Delight? The Latest Take on Soy Foods
Food and Health

Plants produce phytochemicals that not only help the plant stay healthy, but also provide health benefits for us. Phytochemicals are closely associated with the color of fruits and vegetables. Lycopene is found in red tomatoes, watermelon, papaya, red grapefruit, and guava. Health Benefits of Lycopene Lycopene can decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease by improving ... What Can Red Fruits and Vegetables Do For You?
Cooking

It’s time to embrace fat! Healthy fat, that it is. Americans demonized fat in the 1990’s and are likely eating their words now. Heart-healthy, mono-unsaturated fats are at the core of a Mediterranean diet and have several health benefits worth noting. In addition to giving food great flavor, healthy...
Cooking

Despite being lower in red meat than the traditional Western diet, a Mediterranean diet has plenty of healthy protein sources. Reducing red meat is not only beneficial in reducing your risk for heart disease, cancer and diabetes, research suggests it’s also better for the environment long term. Below are...