Summer’s Time To Try New, Healthy Combos

Combining foods for maximum nutritional value is called by food scientists food synergy. That means the combination of two or more items leads to greater nutrition than any of the items individually.

Should You Use Artificial Sweeteners?

There are times when using a sugar substitute is a great idea, even if there may be health risks. The consequences of eating too much sugar can be worse than those posed by exposure to chemicals. But it’s also a good idea to train your sweet tooth away from craving so much sugar.

Avoid These Fins, Your Life May Depend On It

Some environmental organizations are advocating taking fish off the menu, but that’s throwing the baby out with the bathwater. Still, we should heed the warnings of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).

Possible Higher Mercury Content In Some Fish

A consumer advocacy group in California has found higher amounts of this metal in supermarket fish than allowed by federal regulations.

American Cheese Is Neither

Now we’re finding out that not only is American Cheese product not cheese, we’re also learning it’s not American!

You Can Replace SOME Of The Fat

In many cases we can replace a substantial part of the fat in our recipes with a little creativity. But I must warn you that you will have to make these judgements for yourself.

Make Your Own Salad Dressings

One of the easiest, most versatile dressings is Honey Mustard. Not only is this good on salads, but it’s great with chicken breasts, vegetables, pork and fish.

Sardines: A Canned Hidden Treasure

These little canned fish have a lot more nutrition than the usual frozen fish fillets we see all the time in people’s freezers.

Now Is The Time To Change Your Eating

Because of the abundance, whether or not you shop at Farmers’ markets, it’s time to try all the great variety of locally grown fruits and vegetables at their peak of perfection.

Blue Box, My @$$

So, what’s a carbohydrate loving bachelor, or a busy parent, to do? Make your own macaroni and cheese on the stove.