‘food as medicine’

Healthy Cooking Thursday – Curried Lentil Soup

By Chef Lisa on 01/27/2011

Let's set aside deliciousness for a moment and consider why it might be a great idea to have more curry in your life.  First of all, curries are a great way to utilize vegetarian protein sources, perfect for a celebration of Meatless Mondays.  Secondly, many curries involve coconut milk, and it seems that everywhere you turn these days, nutritionists are talking about the myriad benefits of […] Read more »

It Happened This Week: Ultraprocessed Foods, Happy Meals & Salty Soup

By Marsha Hudnall on 11/05/2010

Are processed foods contributing to American's problems with weight?  Or is it ultraprocessing that's the problem? Marion Nestle reviews the difference as explained in Journal of the World Public Health Association. San Francisco officials decided this week to limit calories, require fruits and vegetables, and prohibit sugary beverages in any restaurant meal<!–more–> that contains a free toy, a la MacDonald's […] Read more »

Is Clean Eating Just Another Fad?

By Marsha Hudnall on 09/27/2010

I'm feeling my weekend of less-than-stellar meals this morning.  Actually, I started feeling them Saturday morning when I woke up with puffy eyes and generally feeling off.  I was out of town, and while we thought we were choosing good restaurants to dine in, we were wrong.   Friday night's dinner was particularly bad, both in taste and quality.  Saturday's lunch […] Read more »

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