Category Archives: Cooking & Food Information

12 Healthy Habits

It is never to late to start a healthy habit. If you grow up like I did eating the Standard American Diet (SAD) you probable have some room for improvement. Most Americans are eating over 35 grams of sugar a day. … Continue reading

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Gluten-Containing Compounds

Gluten, a protein found in wheat can be found in many compounds that you would not except gluten to be in. Here is a list of some of them: Gluten-Containing Compounds: including barbecue sauce, binders, bouillon, brewer’s yeast, cold cuts, … Continue reading

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Weekly Shopping List

Always keep a good assortment of healthy food in the house. A key to success is having the right kind of food. I suggest the following: Vegetables to be eaten raw:  carrots, celery, peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, mushrooms, lettuce and other … Continue reading

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Seed Facts

Flax seeds are loaded with omega-3 fatty acids (essential for good health). They are also rich in anticancer lignans, and their mucilage lubricates and eases bowel movements. Flax seeds and sesame seeds contain more lignans than any other food. These … Continue reading

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Cooking Beans

It is advisable to soak most dried beans or legumes overnight before cooking. Replace the soaking water with two to three cups of fresh water for each cup of beans when cooking them. Most beans require about one and a … Continue reading

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Water Sautéing

A basic cooking technique used in some recipes is water sautéing. This is used instead of cooking with oil. Water sautéing is simple and good for stir-fries, sauces, and many other dishes. To water sauté, heat a skillet on high … Continue reading

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Foods that are Rich in Iodine

  Seafood: Cod and Shrimp (highest sources), Tuna, Haddock, White deep water fish, and all varieties of shellfish.     Kelp: Brown seaweed kelp such as Wakame and Nori, Most forms of Kelp will have Iodine.   Vegetables: Spinach, Turnip greens, Swiss … Continue reading

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