A food staple for nearly half the world population, rice is embedded in the cuisines of many cultures. The Chinese word for “meal” literally translates to “eat rice.” Emerging research shows that rice, both white and brown, is a source of resistant starch, which increases total dietary fiber and lowers the glycemic response due to slower digestion.
While shell and yolk color may differ between chicken eggs, the difference in color bears no relation to the flavor, nutritional value or quality of the egg. The egg’s size and shell color is determined by the breed of the hen.
Arguably one of the most important pieces of legislation affecting food security, nutrition and public health in the U.S., the farm bill also can be one of the most confusing. Here are some good-to-know details for understanding its impact on nutrition and health of Americans.
A teaspoon here, a dash there… For people who regularly take medications, could drugs interact with the spices and herbs used in recipes? To paraphrase the 16th-century physician Paracelsus, it may be a case of "the dose makes the poison."
Over the past few months, I’ve become progressively more obsessed with caramelized onions. They are now, officially, my favorite “condiment.” The only drawback to this new favorite of mine is that you need a ton of onions to make just a little bit of caramelized onions.
While the mortar and pestle isn't as ubiquitous as the oven or blender, it now has its place in my kitchen for special recipes that deserve a pop of flavor from fragrant herbs and spices — which happen to be jam-packed with antioxidants.
Lark acts as a personal coach to help you move more, sleep better, eat healthier and stress less. Using sensors in select smartphones, Lark tracks your activity, sleep and eating data and discusses it with you via chat.