My mum is excellent at making soup. My childhood winters were filled with the most delicious leek and potato soup with crispy bacon, or carrot and coriander soup with crusty bread. However, when it came to tomato soup, it was always from a can thanks to good old Mr Heinz. As a result, I avoided...Read More »
I love getting nutrition advice from unexpected places. I help teach a workshop to parents of young children in a low-socioeconomic area of Los Angeles. My role is to give them nutrition information to help them choose and prepare healthy food for their families. Last week, however, I came away with some great nutrition advice from one of...Read More »
If I had to pick a favorite nutrient, it would be fiber. Well, technically fiber isnt a nutrient, but thats another story. And even though we are unable to digest fiber, it still manages to lower our cholesterol levels, feed the good bacteria in our colons, keep us going to the bathroom regularly, and keep us feeling full for longer to prevent overeating.