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May 19th 2019
Fish is one of the healthiest food you can eat. Unfortunately, consuming seafood is the most common way people in the US are exposed to mercury. Here is a guide to the best choices for fish to minimize mercury exposure.
We had extra quinoa in the refrigerator from the day before and wanted to do something different. A friend had told us about a quinoa crusted salmon that he had made and it got us inspired.
This is a bright, beautiful dish that’s can be quick and easy to pull together.
May 6th 2019
April 8th 2019
Cow’s milk is considered a staple in many people’s diets, but there are several reasons you might want to look for an alternative. Fortunately many nondairy alternatives are available.
If you like risotto but don’t want all the fuss of constant stirring and you want to also take the health value up a notch, then this is the recipe for you.
March 25th 2019
Nearly 25 million American suffer from an autoimmune condition, and the numbers are growing. Diet can play an important part in helping to treat these disorders.
March 11th 2019
New research shows that a diet containing compounds found in green tea and carrots reverses Alzheimer's-like symptoms in mice genetically programmed to develop the disease.
Wooden slabs have served as a cutting surface for food preparation since the prehistoric ages. Their use has not evolved much, but the variety of materials used for cutting boards has expanded, each with its own benefits, uses and care.
This salad was inspired by a recipe in the Culinary Institute of America’s Vegetarian Cooking cookbook. It is an easy salad to make that is also versatile in that many substitutions or additions can be made.
March 3rd 2019
Research is showing that people who are diabetic or likely to become diabetic may benefit by eating large amounts of plant fiber and limit animal products, particularly red meat and processed meats.
Grilling vegetables does something magical to them. They go from ordinary to extraordinary with just a few simple steps.
Herbal tea can have many bioactive ingredients and wonderful healing properties. This tea has three main ingredients, Green tea, Hibiscus and nettle which can have blood pressure lowering, cholesterol lowering and anti-allergy effects.
February 18th 2019
Several studies have found that advanced glycation end products (AGEs) may have a powerful negative effect on your metabolic health. AGEs are harmful compounds that accumulate naturally as you age and are created when certain foods are cooked at high temperatures.
As we have said before, the people of the Blue Zones (the healthy longest lived people) eat legumes as part of their diet. This soup is so good you’ll be making it over and over again.
January 27th 2019
Thank You all for Joining us for this Wonderful Wellness Event!
Studies continue to link artificial sweeteners to increased risks for cancer, weight gain and diabetes, now showing how they influence your gut bacteria.
Diet plays a huge role in decreasing chronic inflammation. By following the suggestions in the Anti-Inflammatory Food Pyramid, you can be well on your way optimizing your health.
January 22th 2019
Figuring out which oil is the healthiest for cooking can be a daunting task. Check out this healthiest cooking oil comparison chart to help alleviate the confusion!
Here are three common myths about one of my favorite fruits, bananas - Debunked!
January 14th 2019
Of all the super healthy greens, kale is king. It is definitely one of the healthiest and most nutritious plant foods in existence. Here are some kale’s health benefits that are supported by science.
January 7th 2019
To me cauliflower tastes best when roasted. This recipe roasts it with whole garlic cloves and turmeric then tops it with a bit of feta cheese , a few toasted pine nuts and herbs.
December 15th 2018
Like bears preparing for hibernation, most of us pack on the pounds in December, and then struggle to lose them in January. But how can you avoid weight gain, when December is filled with such temptations? These tips will help.
December 4th 2018
Foods with high vitamin C while keeping blood sugar low are key. Here are some foods that are good sources of vitamin C while also falling lower on the glycemic index
Dr. Fabio is happy to announce that our Center is now offering discounted rates for medicines and supplements from one of the best online retailers of natural and medicinal supplements: Wellevate.
November 25th 2018
The elaborate juice concoctions available in craft juice shops and on grocery store shelves today make some big promises, from detoxification to jump starting the immune system to making your skin glow. But does drinking kale, cucumber lemonade really live up to the hype?
November 19th 2018
November 12th 2018
Pepitas (a.k.a. pumpkin seeds) can be eaten as a snack or added to salads for a little crunch. They are incredibly versatile, tasty and most importantly – great for your health!
This smoothie is a sweet, fruity green smoothie. Like our other smoothie recipes, it is meant to be a meal replacement. Check out the nutrition info and you will see this is a fiber, calcium and potassium bomb!
November 4th 2018
As if there isn’t enough whiplash-inducing nutrition advice out there, now skipping breakfast is being touted by some as a good thing. Here’s why it may not be a good idea.
October 28th 2018
Those who buy organic food are usually pretty convinced it’s better for their health, and they’re willing to pay more for it. A new study suggests cancer risks may be reduced…
October 22nd 2018
New research shows further evidence that a diet rich in marine omega-3 fatty acids slows the growth and spread of breast cancer cells and may also improve survival.
October 14th 2018
We all need essential fatty acids, especially omega-3 fatty acids, for optimum health. Eating several servings of oily fish, such as wild Alaskan salmon is optimal for Omega 3’s but is not always available or affordable. So in this article we share some of the alternatives to try.
In our experience, fresh spring rolls ordered at most restaurants rarely live up to expectations. Making them at home may seem daunting but it is well worth the effort.
October 7th 2018
Using food as medicine is one way to reduce the amount of inflammation inside the body. As part of an Anti-Inflammatory diet, here are a few foods and spices that can help.
Grilling makes almost everything taste better, including artichokes! The trick to making a great grilled artichoke is doing most of the cooking before it ever hits the grill. The result is a tender, flavorful artichoke – a nice change of pace from the steamed variety.
September 23rd 2018
Awakening your senses and turn your body on to the health-boosting benefits of culinary herbs and spices - here are some reasons – and ways to get going:
Is Red Meat Bad for You, or Good? In this article we review the evidence on the health effects of red meat.
September 16th 2018
Thyme is an all-star herb stemming from the mint family with a rich history in culinary arts, medicine and spiritual practices. Thyme has thick stems with small fragrant leaves that have a subtle, dry aroma and a slight minty flavor.
This is not your father’s exercise program. There has been a profound revolution in exercise – especially strength training – in recent years. Here's a routine to adopt.
A great trout recipe (also for Salmon) for having a dinner party as you can have the fish packets ready to go in the refrigerator and then quickly get them cooked when you and your guests are ready to eat. It also comes together quickly and clean up is a breeze.
September 9th 2018
Soy is a good source of protein, fiber, calcium and a variety of other vitamins and minerals, Still it appears to remain a highly controversial food. While most espouse its strengths, a few are absolutely convinced that soy is bad for you. To try to get at the truth, let’s examine some of the soy myths.
August 26th 2018
A recent study has found that diets both low and high in carbohydrates were linked with an increase in mortality, while moderate consumers of carbohydrates had the lowest risk of mortality.
We repeatedly hear that we make the best shrimp from our guests. Poached shrimp are low in calories and a good source of protein. This is the way we poach the shrimp. Also, make your own cocktail sauce with fresh horseradish. It is simple to do and these shrimp deserve the best.
August 19th 2018
There are more than a few different types of oatmeal to choose from. But not all oats are created equally in terms of the health benefits.
People who eat seven or more portions of vegetables and fruit each day may reduce their risk of dying from a wide variety of diseases, by as much as 42 percent compared to people who consume less than one portion.
August 12th 2018
When most people think of dandelion they think of the weed growing wildly in their yard that flowers into brilliant yellow flowers. But, interestingly, the whole plant has many health benefits that vary depending on which part of the plant is used.
In the quest for more dietary fiber, flax has gained popularity. You have likely come across flaxseeds in some form or another and it has gained a lot of notoriety as a health food.
We love this grilled squid recipe. Squid are low in calories and a serving of this dish gives you about 25% of your daily Vitamin B12 needs. It does have about as much cholesterol as 2 eggs, so this is a dish to have as a treat once and awhile.
August 5th 2018
Nutrition scientists have long debated the best diet for optimal health. But now some experts believe that it’s not just what we eat that’s critical for good health, but when we eat it.
Food labels can seem perplexing, and people often read them with an eye toward different things. Whether you are looking to limit your sugar, cut calories or increase your fiber intake, this guide will help you make sense of the numbers, ingredients and nutritional information packed onto that tiny box.
Recipe of the Week
This is the namesake dish of the tiny, wildly popular New York City veggie-burger joint. As chef-owner Brooks Headley writes in his new cookbook, "This is not fake, nor is it trying to be." We thought we would try it at home.