The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide & Cookbook: A Book Review

The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide & Cookbook: A Book Review

The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Book by Jean LaMantia, RD with Dr. Neil Berinstein, MD Robert Rose, 2012, 320 pages ISBN: 978-0-7788-0298-3 Understanding how food and nutrition can complement treatment options for people with cancer is not easy. When first diagnosed, one is overwhelmed with emotions, concerned about which treatment to follow, and may not [...]Read More...

Go Local

Go Local

Why Eat Local? Take a moment to think about some of the foods you’ve eaten today. How far did you have to travel to pick up those foods? And how far did those foods have to travel to meet you? If you have ever eaten strawberries in December, French cheese, or a pineapple, you know [...]Read More...

Lauren's Green Smoothie

Lauren's Green Smoothie

Steam spinach. Add all ingredients to blender and blend. Makes 1 serving This recipe is one that has been perfected by my daughter, Lauren. She sometimes adds cocoa to it and says that it makes it a strange colour but that it tastes delicious. This breakfast drink is chock full of nutrients and contains all [...]Read More...

Lively Up Yourself Lentil Soup

Lively Up Yourself Lentil Soup

Bring 6 cups of water to a boil in a large saucepan, add the lentils, cook for about 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and set aside. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a heavy pot over medium heat, then add the onion, garlic, and salt and saute until tender, a couple of minutes. Stir in [...]Read More...

Green Bean Salad with Pickled Red Onion and Toasted Almonds

Green Bean Salad with Pickled Red Onion and Toasted Almonds

Toast the almonds in a 350 degree oven for 7 – 10 minutes. Toss with one teaspoon of olive oil and add salt and pepper to taste. Transfer almonds to a plate, let cool and cut each almond in half. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, water, salt and sugar together. Add the [...]Read More...

Buying Organic Produce

Buying Organic Produce

Dr. Andrew Weil recently posted an article about his partnership with the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health. EWG has recently released a Shoppers’ Guide to Pesticides in Produce. The 2010 version is based on the results of current research on nearly 96,000 pesticide [...]Read More...

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