In 9 days the FDA must publicly respond to a petition (http://justlabelit.org/take-action/ ) calling for the labeling of genetically engineered food. This food includes a “new” salmon. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is planning to approve genetically modified salmon which will be the first GMO animal on grocery store shelves in the U.S. The salmon has been engineered
Sin City. Not exactly a moniker that screams out healthy dining or low calorie food options. The truth is that when people think of Las Vegas and food the first thing that pops into mind is probably the buffet line. Translation: stuff yourself like a pig!
But with so many travelers headed to Vegas throughout the year, either for work or play, it only makes sense that some of them will be looking for healthier alternatives. That’s where we come in.
It is an age old exhausted maxim; that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Yes, thank you sir, we all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Still many of us skip breakfast consistently because we are not hungry. Ask yourself are you not hungry because you had a massive evening dinner? Did you wake up and eat 400 calories of carbs in the middle of the night?
If you think of breakfast as essentially the meal that breaks a “fast” then it changes how you approach the meal. Continue reading ““English” breakfast, the most important meal of the day?” »
Since many of you are overcome with the madness that pervades our great country during the month of March, check out these Mad Citrus Fruits!
Are you looking to lose some weight? What you eat is very important obviously. Here is a list of 20 great healthy foods that will help you on your journey! Remember to watch your overall calories, exercise daily, and get proper rest every night. You can do it!
Ever heard of something called Bolani? I hadn’t until very recently. It’s not a pita. It is like pita but way better. It is filled with stuff! Bolani is a special bread that Afghan’s make for special occasions. There are number of varieties and nutritionally they are really amazing. To me Bolani is one of those foods that seems to good to be true. It has a wonderful golden Continue reading “Delicious Exports from Afghanistan” »
If your reading this you probably have seen coconut products in the grocery store and you may already be a big fan of the coconut. For those of you that don’t already know, the coconut is an extraordinary fruit of the tropics. If you were starving on a desert island you could hydrate with the milk, eat the meat, and use it also on your skin…actually you could also use the coconut shells for a bunch of things. Need a bowl or a cup for Continue reading “Coconuts for Survival!” »
Juice bars have been around for ages, peddling their fresh-pressed elixirs to the uber health-conscious crowd who put back wheat grass shots like college kids downing, well…Let’s just say that with the emergence of a few mega juice and smoothie chains over the past few years, more people than ever are opting to drink their 5-6 daily servings of fruits and vegetables.
What started out as a few intriguing menu items, such as a carrot-orange-banana blend or a pressed apple cider, has turned into a craze Continue reading “10 Reasons to Start Juicing!” »
If I could attach a song to this post to play in the back of your brain while you read this it would be Art Blakey doing “Up Jumped Spring”, or maybe Dizzy’s ”Salt Peanuts”. Nuts are great for you and also delicious and versatile in the kitchen. Great Continue reading “Oh Nuts! Top 5 Healthy Nuts this Spring!” »
When a food fad gets big, it gets big. Every dieter’s magazine, blog and show picks it up. People keep those magazines, re-post those blogs, and TiVo those episodes. So, when that fad is proven wrong, it can take years for the masses to get the news. Continue reading “Top 5 Dieting Tricks that Don’t Work” »