While sea salt is sometimes promoted as a healthful alternative to regular table salt, the sodium content is essentially the same. The advantage is that some people use less when cooking or finishing with sea salt.
The Tohono O’odham people have been farming and cultivating prickly pear (or I’ipai in O’odham), agave (A’ud), tepary beans (Bawi) and cholla cactus buds (Ciolim) in this dry Southern Arizona desert for centuries. The name of the tribe means “Desert People,” and bringing back local culture from farm to plate is one mission the Tohono O’odham Community Action organization has been working on since 1996.
Sweet-tart berries deliver fiber, vitamin C and a delightful taste of summer.
Berries are perfect as a snack, added to yogurt, smoothies or cereal, tossed into a salad or relished as dessert. Ideal for adding color and intense flavor to any plate, berries’ nutrition benefits are undeniable.
"Green bags" (which actually come in many colors) sold on infomercials are composed of zeolite, a silicate compound with a porous chemical structure. Companies that manufacture these bags claim the porous structure absorbs ethylene, the ripening agent released by fruits and vegetables, thus extending produce life.
Formerly called sensory integration dysfunction, SPD occurs when the brain has trouble processing information through the senses. SPD exists on a spectrum, affecting one or more of the senses and usually with a combination of over- and under-sensitivities. It affects up to 16 percent of school-age children in the United States.
Using a stovetop smoker can shake up a stale weekly menu and add new flavor dimensions to favorite dishes. Nutritionally, smoked foods are packed with flavor without the addition of extra salt and fat. Anyone seeking to try something new in the kitchen without investing a lot of time and money would benefit from trying the Demeyere.
Step in to my home, decorated with tiles, arches and Moorish iron scroll work, and you will have no doubt: I am in love with all things Moroccan! Until now this love affair was missing one thing — Moroccan cuisine.
The self-proclaimed “gym membership for the mind,” Headspace teaches you to meditate and provides resources to support the effort. This version shows off an updated platform design which delivers a new user experience.
Billed as a prescription for health by cleansing the body of toxins and resetting pH balance, The Alkaline Cure claims a Western diet promotes an acidic environment and that living "acid-free" will lead to increased energy, decreased inflammation and reduced risk of illness including cancer and diabetes.