July 31, 2014
Sushi Safety FAQ
Source: University of California, BerkeleyTraditional Japanese sushi is made with vinegared rice and includes nigiri (raw fish atop rice) and maki (fish and/or vegetables rolled in rice and seaweed). Sashimi is sliced raw fish served on its own. Eating raw animal foods of any kind, including fish, is risky, of course. Here’s what you need […]
July 29, 2014
Chipotle Chicken and Corn Tamale Pie
Source: Cleveland ClinicThis heart-healthy recipe and more than 150 others are available from “Cleveland Clinic Healthy Heart Lifestyle Guide and Cookbook.”View Full Article (pdf)
July 24, 2014
How to Pick a Perfect Melon
Source: University of California, BerkeleyWith a few exceptions, melons don’t sweeten once cut from the vine, though they may get softer and juicier. How to judge ripeness depends on the melon, but in general it should have a fruity sweet aroma and be a little (not too) soft at the blossom end (opposite the stem […]
July 22, 2014
Is Your Kitchen Making You Fat?
Source: University of California, BerkeleyIf you’re struggling to eat better and maintain a healthy weight, your kitchen may be sabotaging your efforts. Researchers have studied the “food environment” for years, looking at such factors as how advertising, packaging and distraction make people eat more. More recently, they’ve turned their attention to the impact of architectural […]
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