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Why “they’re probably in trouble,” according to a fat expert.
David Schardt • June 29, 2016 • Be the First to Comment
Topic: Diet and Weight Loss
Pretend for a moment you could choose where to store the extra calories you’ve eaten. Would you prefer your thighs or your belly?
One place boosts your odds of losing those Read More
How to keep them clean and your kitchen safe.
David Schardt • June 27, 2016 • Read Comments (3)
Topic: Food Safety
“Sponges are usually the dirtiest thing in the kitchen and difficult to keep clean,” says microbiologist Manan Sharma of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Laboratory in Beltsville, Read More
This summer salad recipe is quick, delicious, and nutritious.
Kate Sherwood • June 24, 2016 • Read Comments (2)
Topic: Healthy Recipes
With summer coming up, it’s great to have healthy recipes for preparing salads that use seasonal items such as summer vegetables. Here is a roasted summer salad recipe that is easy to make, delicious, nutritious, and absolutely beautiful when served!
3 bell peppers, quartered lengthwise
½ lb. small zucchini, cut into ½-inch rounds
½ lb. baby eggplant, cut into ½ inch thick rounds
1 bunch scallions
3 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil
1 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
4 cups baby arugula, chopped
2 Tbs. aged balsamic vinegar
¼ tsp. kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Put the peppers on a baking sheet, skin side up. Roast under the broiler until charred, about 12 minutes. Put the zucchini, eggplant, and scallions on a baking sheet and brush with olive oil. Roast under the broiler until browned and tender.
Who doesn't want a miracle?
David Schardt • June 22, 2016 • Be the First to Comment
Topic: Fat in Food
“Miraculous.” “Amazing.” “Life Saving.”
For some reason, people love coconut oil. Really love it.
And because people really love it, the coconut oil myths have spread like dandelion seeds on a windy day. Read More
The problem may be muscles.
David Schardt • June 20, 2016 • 1 Comment
Topic: Exercise for Health
“Women are more likely than men to suffer from osteoarthritis, particularly in the knee,” says Mary O’Connor, director of the Musculoskeletal Center at the Yale School of Medicine and Yale Read More
Maybe it depends on the drugs you're taking.
David Schardt • June 17, 2016 • 1 Comment
Topic: Heart and Disease
“Fish Oil Claims Not Supported by Research,” read the headline in the New York Times. “Flimsy evidence that fish oil helps the heart,” the Sarasota Herald-Tribune wrote.
Are you taking fish Read More
But not in a particularly good way.
David Schardt • June 15, 2016 • Read Comments (3)
Topic: Sugar in Food
Smoothies are hot. They’re on the menu at Dunkin’ Donuts, McDonald’s, Pinkberry, Starbucks, Jamba Juice, and, of course, Smoothie King. And homemade smoothies are so popular, say market watchers, that Read More
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