Vegetables That Are Healthier Cooked

While the most important thing is to eat a variety of vegetables prepared in a variety of ways, sometimes cooked vegetables are better than raw. “Common wisdom says cooked vegetables have fewer nutrients than fresh ones, but that isn’t always the case,” says Amy Keating, a dietitian at CR. “Many nutrients in fruits and vegetables are bound inRead More

Counting ‘Macros’ Diet

Maybe you’ve overheard people at the gym buzzing about how the IIFYM diet helped them slim down. Or at a work lunch, some coworkers made references to counting “macros” rather than calculating calories or carbs. What’s it all about? The initials stand for “if it Fits Your Macros,” an acronym that caught on first withRead More

Food For The Soul

It is the bearing of misfortune, or pain, without complaint, loss of temper, irritation or the like. It is quiet, steady perseverance; even-tempered care; diligence. Physical, Spiritual, Mental, Financial, Academic, and Social progress requires constant self assessment (introspection / reflection) to see overall growth.  The act of being patient is one often talked about, but neverRead More

Can a Good Diet Help Ward Off Cancer

The vast majority of the estimated 1.6 million Americans who were newly diagnosed with some form of cancer last year had their lives forever changed, no doubt forced to reckon with overwhelming feelings of uncertainty, helplessness and fear. It’s estimated the disease cost more than 600,000 Americans their lives in 2016, and it remains one ofRead More

Does Double-Dipping Get You Sick?

If you’re a Seinfeld fan, you’ll clearly remember the 1993 episode where George Costanza was called out for double-dipping. His fellow partygoer told him that his double-dipping was like putting his whole mouth in the dip. (Gross!) Looking at it that way makes double-dipping a definite don’t. Still, many of us see no harm inRead More