Food experts say that the duration of freezing has no effect on how safe the food is to eat. While the taste and nutrient quality of the food will degrade over time, there is no cut-off or best-before date. As long as the food is frozen and thawed …Read more
The latest health food getting many second glances from health foodies during cold and flu season is an old, traditional Japanese favorite: pickled turnips. And while Westerners may close their minds and mouths at first when it comes to trying this Eastern cultural dish at first, research is showing that pickled turnips may just live up to the immune strengthening hype after all.
Suguki are pickled turnips, a traditional Japanese dish that is available at many authentic …Read more
When it comes to helping my patients overcome bad lifestyle habits and adopt healthier ones, I’ve found that one particularly motivating mantra elicits the greatest success and the least amount of resistance: everything in moderation. ‘Yes, of course it’s difficult for you to begin exercising every day…why don’t you start with just two or three times a week?…everything in moderation…certainly, it is quite a challenge to give up alcohol and sugar…feel free to allow yourself a glass of wine …Read more
I’m usually not one to say “I told you so,” but under the circumstances, I’m too fired up by the historical event that just occurred this past Thursday to bite my tongue. So today I say, without hesitation: I told you so, FDA! In response to a plethora of scientific research, the FDA no longer deems partially hydrogenated oils – a major source of trans fat in our diets – to be safe for use in foods and for …Read more