Plant Foods Make Us Healthy: The China Study

People who ate the most animal-based foods got the most chronic diseases. People who ate the most plant-based foods were the healthiest. This is the conclusion of the book The China Study, a comprehensive study that surveyed a vast range of diseases and diet and lifestyle

Meet the Grains

Whole grains have a combination of fiber, vitamins, minerals and health-promoting phytonutrients shown to help reduce cholesterol, improve intestinal health, stabilize blood sugar levels an decrease the incidence of heart disease and diabetes. Many can be cooked in 30 minutes, making homemade dinner possible even in a busy lifestyle.

Making A Weekly Menu Plan

Knowing your menu plan takes the brainwork out of what to make for dinner, so it’s a matter of rolling up your sleeves and executing the designated recipe(s) for that day, rather than going through a fast food drive-through because there wasn’t a plan.

Cancer Fighting Foods

Recent scientific advancement in anti-cancer research has identified specific foods that offer powerful protection against cancer. These foods are essential for prevention of cancer and also increased odds of survival after diagnosis. In particular cruciferous vegetables seem to contain the most potent anti-cancer substances

SuperFoods: The backbone for a healthy life

Superfoods are nutrient-dense (lots of nutrition per calorie) whole foods. These are the foundation for my cooking. And in my world, food must be delicious, let's take these wonderful Mother Nature foods and create meals we love to eat.
Pouring milk in a glass

Drink Milk?

I didn’t find any supporting evidence that milk is a good source of protein. On the contrary, the primary protein in milk (casein) seems to cause health problems.

Raising Great Foodies

Making fresh baby food is pretty simple stuff. In fact, it is really easy and can take less than an hour every two weeks to prepare. There’s no better way to build a foundation for a lifetime of healthy living.
Spread of fresh, colorful foods

Color My Food

My zeal for incorporating a wide range of fruits, vegetables and grains in my food stems from Bolivia, the land of my birth, and from my mother. Add to that a serious amount of reading on food and health.