It has been suggested that variations in genetic makeup make it easier for some people to lose weight than others when it comes to certain diets. Interest in genomic testing and dietary advice based on one’s genes is increasing. And we are not talking about theories that suggest people’s...
 
Food and Health, Prevention

Your gut is home to millions of strains of bacteria known collectively as “microbiota” or the “gut microbiome.” And just like snowflakes, everyone’s gut microbiota is uniquely different...
 


When it comes to produce, you really can’t go wrong with more veggies.  Rich in fiber, beta-carotene, potassium, vitamin C and phytochemicals, vegetables are great, and a high vegetable intake has been associated with lower rates of heart disease and certain cancers. It may also help with “waist control,”...
 


“From my perspective as an organic farmer and a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, small scale, organic, local and sustainable agriculture isn't just a benefit to a community, it's the glue that bonds communities together and is the only way to improve the health of our soils, our health, and our...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

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Cooking, Food and Health

Vegetables contain protein, but is it possible to obtain enough protein from a diet made up of only vegetables?