The popular supplement coenzyme Q10 (ubiquinone), widely believed to act as an antioxidant in the body, protecting cells from damage by free radicals (renegade oxygen molecules), is unlikely to provide any benefit. This finding comes from a study conducted at McGill University. Ubiquinone is a fat-like substance found naturally in every cell in the body. Cells … 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. Launched less than two years ago DeeBee’s TeaPops  are an organic, vegan, non-GMO (no genetically modified ingredients), kosher (KOF-K), tea-based frozen novelty. The company was founded by Dionne Laslo-Baker, PhD who wanted to offer her family and … Read More

When the lowfat eating craze took effect, experts hoped that people would substitute healthy carbohydrates – whole grains, beans, fruits and vegetables – for high fat foods. This did not happen. Instead we piled on refined carbohydrates with limited fiber and lots of sugar – white bread, cookies, cake, white rice, candy, soda and sweetened … Read More

We enjoy trying new kitchen gadgets. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. No piece of equipment is more important in the kitchen than a good set of knives. Ergo Chef  knives were created in 2002 by two brothers, one a chef and one an engineer. They … Read More

Instead of classifying foods as good-for-you and bad-for-you, parents would be wiser to categorize food by portion size. Eat smaller amounts of candy and ice cream. Offer a chocolate candy kiss instead of a chocolate bar. Serve a half-cup of ice cream instead of a soup bowlful. Buy 100-calorie packages of cookies instead of opening … 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. Tetley Tea which we have highlighted in the past has expanded its tea line once again with Natural Green Tea with Lemon. Many health experts recommend green tea because it is rich in catechin content, … Read More

Eating recommendations come from a balance of scientific evidence and scientific judgment, called an evidence-based approach. Experts gather research and use their trained judgment to make recommendations about what to eat, how to eat, and when to eat. But science keeps moving ahead and the evidence keeps changing. The recommendations about fat are perfect examples … 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. We have reviewed Garden Lites muffins and crustless, vegetable soufflés in the past. The company continues to enlarge its product line to include items full of vegetables that people will enjoy. Veggie Bites – Broccoli & Brown … Read More

A healthy lifestyle trumps genes when it comes to lowering your risk of heart disease. Eat moderate amounts of fat. Avoid trans fat. Eat more whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Eat less sugar and refined carbs. For more information about protecting your heart, check out one of our latest books, The Fat and Cholesterol Counter. … 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. Most people love tuna fish sandwiches but many are concerned about the contradictory information regarding tuna and mercury levels. Which type of tuna is best to buy? How much can you safely eat? Safe Catch eliminates some … Read More