Category Archives: Foods & Beverages

Pesticide Residue on Produce

by Sue Gilbert, M.S., Nutritionist The list below outlines both fruits and vegetables ranked for pesticide residues (from cleanest to most contaminated). We also provide a simple solution for reducing the risk of eating the pesticide residues. Bananas: peel Corn: remove husks Avocados: peel Oranges: peel with your fingers or a knife (don’t sink your […]

Pantang Lemak Dapat Memicu Keinginan Bunuh Diri

Nirmala, Juni 2003 Ketakutan berlebihan untuk mengkonsumsi lemak, disebut kolesterolfobia, membuat seseorang sama sekali menghindari lemak. Mereka antipati terhadap makanan bersantan, gorengan, daging berlemak, makanan bermentega. Gangguan ini timbul akibat pemahaman yang salah mengenai pengaruh asupan lemak terhadap serangan jantung dan stroke. Akibatnya, hati (liver) tidak memiliki stok lemak untuk memproduksi kolesterol. Padahal, kolesterol dalam […]

The Healthy Low-Carb Diet

Eat regularly spaced meals and snacks, approximately every 4 to 5 hours, to avoid feeling famished and to keep energy levels high. Eliminate as much sugar as possible from your diet: soda, sweetened beverages, fruit juice, cookies, cakes, candies. Choose as many unprocessed foods as possible. Don’t worry if you use highly processed convenience foods […]

5 Foods to Eat More Of

by Jonny Bowden, M.A., C.N So many diet programs are about what you can’t have, but what about focusing on things you can add to your diet? What a concept! More food instead of less? Well, of course there’s a catch. Just adding more of these foods to a bad diet won’t cause a drastic […]

Food as Medicine

HEADACHE? EAT FISH! Eat plenty of fish — fish oil helps prevent headaches. So does ginger, which reduces inflammation and pain. HAY FEVER? EAT YOGURT! Eat lots of yogurt before pollen season. Also-eat honey from your area (local region) daily. TO PREVENT STROKE DRINK TEA! Prevent buildup of fatty deposits on artery walls with regular […]

Cures in Your Cupboard

by Sue Gilbert, M.S., Nutritionist Foods that stimulate the immune system Yogurt: Prevents colds and reduces hay fever symptoms. Must contain live cultures of lactobacillus bulgarius or bifidobacteria. Garlic: Increases immune system cell potency. Fruits and vegetables: Go for those high in beta-carotene (carrots, cantaloupe, spinach, broccoli, sweet potatoes, apricots, and pumpkin) and vitamin C […]