There are few things in the food world that evoke stronger opinions than spice. Do you go for the mild salsa, the medium, or the three-alarm hot version? Fortunately for people who do love spice (and not just the fiery spice from capsaicin found in chili peppers),...

Popeye was onto something. Spinach has some pretty remarkable potential health benefits. From improving bone health to anti-cancer properties, this leafy green deserves a spot in your kitchen. Spinach is one of the most nutrient-rich plant foods, according to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease...

Fruit and vegetable safety Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a well-balanced diet. The United States Department of Agriculture advises diners to fill half their plate with fruits and veggies at every meal. Adult women should eat about 1 1/2 to 2 cups of fruit and 2 to 2...

 It’s possible to manage diabetes, and beat it!  The choice is yours on how fast or ultimately how painful it is.  Good planning and wise shopping helps! We all know that sugar and high fructose corn syrup is a diabetic’s kryptonite (or anybody’s kryptonite) even if...

Chronic low-grade inflammation is intimately involved in all stages of atherosclerosis and cholesterol-clogged arteries. Inflammation sets the stage for heart attacks, most strokes, peripheral artery disease, and vascular dementia, a common cause of memory loss. Inflammation isn’t a normal bodily function, and it doesn’t happen on...

Eat these Super Star Veggies for super anti-cancer action A garden of discovery awaits you, as you commit yourself to eating healthy.  Studies are showing amazing anti-cancer properties of many vegetables!  The Allium Vegetables have shown super cancer fighting properties. What are the allium veggies?  Garlic, Leeks, Yellow...