Link Love: More Health Benefits From Wine

Everyone knows a cool, crisp glass of wine is the perfect part of a summer picnic. But did you know it could protect your skin from the sun’s rays, too? According to MSNBC’s The Body Odd, research from the University of Barcelona and the… read more >

Sweet Seduction: The Bottom Line on Corn Syrup

High Fructose Corn Syrup is Healthy in Moderation… That’s the claim of the Corn Refiners Association, put forth in TV ads (and in spoofs of those ads on Saturday Night Live). According to them, “Whether it’s corn sugar or cane sugar, your body can’t… read more >

Tried and True Treatments for Allergy Symptoms

Allergies are a very common problem, with approximately 20% of the population suffering from their effects. From identifying seasonal patterns to tips for avoiding symptoms to treatments, here are a few general tips to manage your allergies: Identify Seasonal Patterns If your allergies occur… read more >

Cook Once Eat Twice: Meatloaf Gets a Makeover

The men speak, and they want their beef! At least, that’s how it seems in my household. Instead of large cuts of steak or roast, these days I am more apt to serve meatloaf. It allows me to combine different types of lean meat,… read more >

Friday Link Love: Does Crying Make You Feel Better?

Cry Me a River…On Second Thought, Don’t Does having a good cry make you feel better? If so, you might be in the minority. A new study, published in Journal of Research in Personality and reported on by The Body Odd, found that out… read more >

Buh-bye Food Pyramid, Hello Healthy Plate

Remember the food pyramid? A couple of months ago, the USDA announced it’s official demise and replaced it with a more intuitive model — the healthy plate. The nutritionists at One Medical Group have been using the model of a healthy plate for years,… read more >

Cook Once, Eat Twice: Healthy Summer Pasta Recipes

I think of myself as a “sometimes vegetarian.”  I got my first taste of veggie happiness nearly 60 years ago at Farm Food, a vegetarian restaurant in Manhattan. My father always ordered the same things for us: creamed spinach, Harvard beets, sautéed white rose… read more >