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With the global increase in obesity and diet-related diseases, such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease, there is renewed interest in Palaeolithic diets with a meat-centered approach to eating. It is believed by many that meat eating kick-started human brains to develop into larger and more complex organs which gave humans the edge on … 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.  More than 33 years ago, RiceSelect introduced Texmati the first basmati rice successfully grown in the U.S. Texmati combines the qualities of basmati and American long grain rice. It is available in … Read More

Switch from white bread to whole wheat bread. It is such a simple change that offers excellent health benefits over time. White bread is made from the part of the wheat kernel that is high in starch. Whole wheat is made from the entire kernel rich in fiber, vitamin and minerals. We should aim for … Read More

A comprehensive review of research showed that eating refined grains – white bread, pasta and white flour – did not increase your risk of disease, as long as the refined grains didn’t come with added fat, sugar and sodium. On the other hand, eating more whole grain foods – whole wheat, oatmeal, popcorn – protects … Read More

Two researchers at Rutgers, State University of New Jersey attempted to do a comprehensive review of the typical American diet. Their results are both interesting and sad. In a land of abundance with a varied and healthy food supply, most Americans aren’t eating well and far too many are eating too much. Calories You’ve got … Read More

Two researchers at Rutgers, State University of New Jersey attempted to do a comprehensive review of the typical American diet. Their results are both interesting and sad. In a land of abundance with a varied and healthy food supply, most Americans aren’t eating well and far too many are eating too much. Calories – You’ve … Read More

Remember complaining you’d never use the skills you learned in math class? When would you ever need to multiply, divide or figure out percentages? Now—if you want to take charge of your weight and health. Math can help you use nutrition labels to your advantage, making the best choices about what to buy and how … Read More