The subject of GMO foods is one I stayed away from for a long time. Quite honestly, I thought the whole hysteria about GMO was a bit of a tempest in a teapot. After all, I reasoned, we’ve been playing around with mixing genes for a long time — that’s why we have hybrid plants and 184 different breeds of dogs in the American Kennel Club. What’s the big deal? If you can genetically modify some types of rice so that they have more protein, why would that be a bad thing?
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Take it from the Harvard Medical School: Beans and legumes can help control blood sugar, improve weight control and lower blood pressure. The Mediterranean region has long relied on beans and legumes for adding protein and fiber to soups and stews.
Fresh produce is packed with nutrients that nurture your heart while staving off stroke, cancer and the weight gain that can come from energy-dense foods, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Step away from the pantry and open your fridge instead (and get familiar with your local farmers’ market):
I’ve heard about a new technique for cooking rice where your body absorbs fewer calories from the rice. Fact or fiction?
If you’ve ever stared gaping at the open fridge as the clock clicks 10 pm, there’s a solid reason why.
Sometimes stress is unavoidable, but the long-term effects can cause over-eating and poor heart health. Here are six ways to reduce the stress in your life.
We recommend drinking at least 2 liters of water a day as a part of eating clean. Here are some tips on testing you tap water and choosing the right water purification method for your home.
An age-old Indian tradition - ghee, or clarified butter - is slowly finding its way into the modern North American kitchen, and it promises a rich depth of flavor in stir-frys, meats and veggies. Follow our step-by-step guide to make your own ghee at home!
Your slow cooker isn't just for stews anymore - use your favorite winter appliance to make a variety of sides all year long!