Food

Unwanted Consequences of High-Heat Cooking

Unwanted Consequences of High-Heat Cooking High heat cooking is problematic because it creates toxic substances as well as causes the loss of nutrients. Virtually all nutrients in food are susceptible to damage from heat. Of course, whether a particular nutrient gets damaged depends on the […]

From the kitchen: Tips for Preparing Spinach

From the kitchen: Tips for Preparing Spinach Spinach should be washed very well since the leaves and stems tend to collect sand and soil. Before washing, trim off the roots and separate the leaves. Place the spinach in a large bowl of tepid water and […]

Best sources of Vitamin B2

Best sources of Vitamin B2 World’s Healthiest Foods rich invitamin B2 FoodCalsDRI/DV For serving size for specific foods see the Nutrient Rating Chart. Basic Description Vitamin B2, also known as riboflavin, is arguably the only vitamin that gives you a visual cue as to its […]

Recipe of the Week: 1-Minute “Quick Boiled” Spinach

Recipe of the Week: 1-Minute “Quick Boiled” Spinach

Recipe of the Week: 1-Minute “Quick Boiled” Spinach This way of preparing Spinach has the best flavor because it helps remove some of the acids found in Spinach and brings out its sweetness. Make sure the water is at a rapid boil before adding Spinach. […]

Food of the Week: Spinach

Food of the Week: Spinach

Food of the Week: Spinach What’s New and Beneficial About Spinach Recent studies continue to underscore the amazing versatility of spinach. Because this leafy vegetable is rich in water-soluble vitamins, fat-soluble vitamins, minerals, and a wide variety of phytonutrients, there are many different ways to […]

Many of your recipes call for vegetable broth or chicken broth (made from the flesh of the chicken). But I have been hearing a lot lately about broth made from bone, and especially fish bone. How do bone broths compare with other types of broth?

Many of your recipes call for vegetable broth or chicken broth (made from the flesh of the chicken). But I have been hearing a lot lately about broth made from bone, and especially fish bone. How do bone broths compare with other types of broth? […]

From the kitchen: Tips for Preparing Broccoli

From the kitchen: Tips for Preparing Broccoli Rinse broccoli under cold running water. Cut florets into quarters for quick and even cooking. Be sure to enjoy the stems and leaves of broccoli; they provide a good balance of flavors. Peel the broccoli stem and cut […]

Best sources of Chromium

Best sources of Chromium World’s Healthiest Foods rich inchromium FoodCalsDRI/DV For serving size for specific foods see the Nutrient Rating Chart. Basic Description You might think by looking at the chart above that chromium is a mineral mostly missing in the food supply. However, it […]

Recipe of the Week:  “Quick Steamed” Broccoli

Recipe of the Week: “Quick Steamed” Broccoli

Recipe of the Week: “Quick Steamed” Broccoli Scientific studies have found steaming to be the best way to cook Broccoli to preserve its health-promoting nutrients and take advantage of its cholesterol-lowering benefits. It tastes best served the Mediterranean way with my easy-to-prepare dressing. Red onions […]

Food of the Week: Broccoli

Food of the Week: Broccoli

Food of the Week: Broccoli What’s New and Beneficial About Broccoli Since our recommended cooking method for broccoli has always been Quick Steaming, we are excited to report on numerous recent studies that show nutritional benefits from the steaming of broccoli (versus other cooking methods). […]