Coconut sugar is increasing in popularity because it is viewed as a healthier, more ethical alternative to cane sugar. Coconut sugar is made from the sap of cut flowers. It is very labor intensive to produce because, to start, someone has to climb the trees to cut the blossoms. Claims that coconut sugar contains key … Read More

Greek mountain tea is a naturally caffeine-free, herbal infusion made from the dried flowers, leaves and stems of the Sideritis plant, which flourishes throughout high elevations in the mountains of Greece. Greeks refer to Greek mountain tea as the Tea of Gods and it dates back to ancient civilization, when Hippocrates, the father of modern … Read More

How Much Do You Need To Lose Before People Notice? A study done at the University of Toronto found that most people did not notice weight loss in others until at least 8 pounds were lost. To truly be identified by others as someone who has lost weight, women of average height needed to lose about … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. To answer consumer’s demands for convenient, healthy and simple foods, Minute has introduced Multi-Grain Rice Medley. This quick-cooking product is a blend of brown rice, red rice, wild rice and quinoa. And, … Read More

A Primer On Grains

by sarasub on January 5, 2017 · 0 comments

Grains have been a staple in the human diet since man first started to cultivate crops. We are encouraged to eat whole grains whenever possible. Beside wheat, how much do you know about grains? Amaranth – is considered a supergrain because it is rich in all the essential amino acids needed to make protein. It … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Absolutely Gluten-Free released Absolutely Organic Superseed Crunch in August which extends their line of gluten free foods. Superseed Crunch is bite-sized, crunchy snack squares which are lightly sweetened and made of sesame, flax … Read More

Binge drinking, having five or more drinks in two hours, is very prevalent in young adults, aged 18 to 24. It is estimated that four out of every 10 young adults frequently binge drink, on average four times a month. Binge drinking is already connected with increased accidents and hospitalizations for alcohol intoxication, but a … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Hummustir is fresh hummus that you will not find in the refrigerator case at the supermarket. It is shelf-stable and does not need to be refrigerated until opened and mixed. Packed in … Read More

According to David Katz, MD, Director of the Yale University Prevention Research Center, “There are many efforts to combat obesity, but… We do much more across the expanse of our culture, to foster obesity, than to defend against it.” New statistics from 2011 to 2014 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention support his … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Royal Hawaiian Orchards has just added two new products to their brand – All Natural Creamy Macadamia Butter and Macadamia Dark Chocolate Spread. Both are NonGMO Project Verified and kosher certified (OU). … Read More