The best chefs in the world will tell you a dish is only as good as its ingredients.
Every kind of produce tastes better at the height of its season. Tomatoes are juicier, strawberries are sweeter, and pretty much any other fruit, vegetable, or herb is better when eaten during its natural harvest
A trip to your local farmers market can give you a good idea of what to eat now, but this Infographic provides a handy reference for when is the best time to eat what. So what’s good this month? Fresh peas, rhubarb, cherries, and apricots are great this time of year.
ScienceBlog.com (blog) How Healthy Are You For Your Age? ScienceBlog.com (blog) On May 22, JoVE will publish details of a technique to measure the health of human genetic material in relation to a patient's age.
Steve Kingsley's insight:
Thinking of telomere length as though it was a thermometer is a very good analogy!
In a study examining possible factors regarding the associations between fructose consumption and weight gain, brain magnetic resonance imaging of study participants indicated that ingestion of glucose but not fructose reduced cerebral blood flow and activity in brain regions that regulate appetite, and ingestion of glucose but not fructose produced increased ratings of satiety and fullness, according to a preliminary study published in the January 2 issue of JAMA.
5 Reasons Most Diets Fail Within 7 Days Huffington Post A 350 calorie meal of one cup of vegan black bean soup, topped with a quarter of a chopped avocado, two cups of grilled asparagus, and a half cup of cooked quinoa, will leave you feeling a...
Steve Kingsley's insight:
The 6th one: They are no fun, especially for weeks and weeks on....
Research from the University of B.C. and the Salk Institute in California throws doubt on the value of calorie counting and suggests that popular dietary advice to eat frequently through the day may promote obesity.
McDonald's to phase out plastic foam cups Nation's Restaurant News The chain's packaging also aligned with its environmental efforts later that same month, when McDonald's introduced packaging for its Filet-O-Fish sandwich carrying the Marine...
Have it the Healthier Way: Burger King Reveals Low-Fat Satisfries TIME (blog) We tasted them, and you may not miss the 40% fat and 30% calories stripped from the spuds. When I was invited to taste test Satisfries, I was skeptical.
Family style: Young mothers learn importance of healthy eating, living Herald & Review “I like that we're learning how to make recipes the healthy way.” Tiffany Olbrias, 21, of Decatur, mother to a 2-year-old son and 7-month-old daughter, said the...