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Alice’s Homemade Pita Chips

1. Preheat oven to 400°F. 2. Split pitas and cut rounds into triangles. Spread triangles on a baking sheet. 3. Brush or spray both sides lightly...

Lemon-Garlic Bean Spread

Mix all ingredients in a food processor, or mash by hand until creamy. Season with salt and pepper to taste, or the spices of...

Roman Chicken with Peppers

Ingredients: 1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season the chicken on both sides with salt and pepper and brown...

Eating for the Earth…And Your Health

Food production has a significant impact on the earth’s health; what we eat has a significant impact on our health. Fortunately, research clearly shows...
The dangers of consuming processed meats like hot dogs (and also bacon, sausage, ham, and cold cuts) is well understood. Now the health harms of other ultraprocessed foods are becoming clear.

Ultraprocessed Foods Associated with Risk for Multiple Diseases at Once

Studies have shown consumption of ultraprocessed foods is association with higher risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer. A group of researchers...

Weight Loss Associated with Remission of Type 2 Diabetes

A round 35 million Americans have type 2 diabetes. This often symptomless condition contributes to disorders like nerve damage, kidney disease, blindness, slow wound...

Getting Enough Iodine When Cutting Salt Intake

Q: How can I be sure I’m getting enough iodine if I’m restricting the salt in my diet? A: Judith C. Thalheimer, RD, LDN,...

Replacing Animal-Based Foods with Plant-Based Benefits Health

Many observational studies have concluded that substituting animal-based foods with plant-based protein sources is associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), type 2...

Winter Fruits

It’s surprisingly easy to find delicious, nutritious fruits in the colder months. Here are some suggestions: Citrus. While many varieties are available year-round, citrus season...

Fad Diet 3 Fact-Check

Fad diets for weight loss have been around for centuries and they don’t seem to be going away. Many recommend restricting one or more...