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A salad a day, your best healthy New Year's resolution - recipe

12/21/2014 - We are quickly approaching the New Year, the time when we all take stock of the year before and vow to change or improve. For the vast majority of us, New Year's resolutions include some version of eating healthier or eating less. For a week or two, we just might give it a try. But old habits die hard,...

Salad eaters, rejoice! Study shows beneficial nutrients enter bloodstream

4/6/2014 - It's not uncommon for salad eaters to face odd or even belittling comments about their preference for leafy greens and veggies. From declarations that they "eat like birds" to friends who frown and say such a way of eating is harmful, salad eaters have heard it all. However, one study has shown that...

Canola oil: The #1 hidden health 'danger' at the prepared food bar

2/17/2014 - Step right up to your favorite food bar, whether at Whole Foods, Harris Teeter or Farm Fresh, and "get you some" potato salad, coleslaw, egg salad, pasta salad, chicken salad, tuna salad, baked goods, or just make your own salad with lots of salad "dressing" and you are most likely getting a few heaping...

Study finds that salad eaters more than meet nutritional requirements

9/10/2012 - The standard dismissal by addicts of the western style diet is that salads are made up of rabbit food, and just as bird food is inadequate for the sustenance of a lion, salads are unsuitable for meeting the nutrient needs of humans. But salad is decorative, for the color, right?A study conducted...

Avoid store-bought salad dressings with this quick and easy recipe

9/6/2012 - Salads are a great way to load up on your daily servings of fresh vegetables. If you are topping them with store-bought dressings; however, you may be doing more harm than good. Most commercial brands contain soybean or canola oil, sugar or corn syrup, preservatives, thickening agents and stabilizers...

Wendy's nutrition - five surprising facts about Wendy's fast food ingredients

11/29/2011 - Dining at fast food restaurants is a bit like voting in the American political system -- it's rare that you find a truly positive option, more often you have to choose the lesser of the available evils. Just as with politics, it's best if you educate yourself before making your selection. Wendy's serves...

Salad dressings often loaded with corn syrup and other junk ingredients

10/26/2011 - After you wash and chop your fresh vegetables to prepare a delicious and healthy salad, would you pour a bottle of corn syrup over your dish or sprinkle the greens with sugar? You probably think that this sounds like a disgusting idea. Yet that is exactly what many people do by using prepared salad...

Enjoy the health benefits of gluten-free quinoa with this black bean salad recipe

3/22/2011 - Whole grains have been lauded for their many health benefits; however, many people who are gluten-intolerant have found their whole grain choices limited. Quinoa (keen-wah) is an increasingly popular gluten-free grain-like vegetable that may offer the same benefits as whole grains and then some. Quinoa...

Cherie Soria Part III: A Virtual Cooking Class and the Great Greek Salad

9/7/2009 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Rawkathon, which can be found at http://www.Rawkathon.com. In this excerpt, Cherie Soria shares a fantastic raw food recipe called the Great Greek Salad. Rawkathon with Cherie Soria . Cherie Soria teaches raw food "cooking" classes and is the author...

Fresh Vegetable Salads Provide Maximum Nutrition for Each Food Dollar Spent

2/25/2009 - It looks like food prices will continue to creep steadily higher throughout 2009, even in the face of an economic crisis that has reduced the purchasing power of most Americans. This makes it more important that ever to get the best nutritional value for every food dollar spent. When it is time for...

Organic Farming is a Relationship with the Land: Interview with Myra Goodman, Part I

2/19/2009 - This is part one of a three-part interview with Myra Goodman, co-founder, along with her husband Drew, of Earthbound Farm, which is perhaps the most well-known name in organic produce in America. With this article, we kick off an exciting, ongoing "Know the Growers" series, in which we will be interviewing...

The Raw Food Lifestyle: How to Dine Out at Non-Raw Food Restaurants

1/3/2009 - Now that you've decided to eat a primarily raw-vegan food based diet, you may wonder how you can dine out at regular food restaurants. Of course you want to maintain and even grow your social life, right? Right. Well you have good reason to be thinking ahead about this because dining out at restaurants...

Best Weight-Loss Plan: Start a Raw Food Diet

10/26/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Roundtable, which can be found at http://www.RenegadeRoundtable.com. In this excerpt, Phillip McClusky shares on starting a raw food diet. Renegade Water Secrets with Phillip McClusky, who lost 200 lbs. and found health and happiness in a...

Salads, Dressing, Spices and Desserts in a Raw Food Lifestyle

6/26/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's The Healthiest Year of Your Life, which can be found at (http://thehealthiestyearofyourlife.com) . In this excerpt, Nomi Shannon shares on salads, dressings, spices and desserts in a raw lifestyle. The Healthiest Year of Your Life with Nomi Shannon,...

Salad Is Even Healthier Than You Thought

5/15/2008 - Eating just one salad a day provides even greater health benefits than previously thought, according to a study that examined salad consumption by more than 17,000 adults. The study, conducted by the UCLA School of Public Health and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, supported by The...

Surprise Ingredients in Fast Food

11/3/2007 - The movie Supersize Me has probably had more of an effect than the producers anticipated. Since then, in the fast food industry, there has been a market trend promoting menu items that appear to be healthy. But most of these menu items have ingredients that health conscious consumers would prefer to...

Salad Is Even Healthier Than You Thought (press release)

11/16/2006 - Eating just one salad a day provides even greater health benefits than previously thought, according to a study that examined salad consumption by more than 17,000 adults. The study, conducted by the UCLA School of Public Health and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, supported by The...

UCLA/LSU study details nutritional value of salad (press release)

10/23/2006 - Go ahead and indulge at the salad bar. "Rabbit food" is nutritious for people, too. A new UCLA/Louisiana State University study of dietary data on more than 17,500 men and women finds consumption of salad and raw vegetables correlates with higher concentrations of folic acid, vitamins C and E, lycopene...

Salad eaters show higher levels of carotenoids, antioxidants in their bodies

9/27/2006 - Salad eaters receive more nutrients daily than those with poorer diets, say Louisiana State University researchers. In this study, published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, salad consumption was assessed based on study participants' intake of salad, raw vegetables and salad dressing. Of...

Five appetite control foods that suppress cravings without adding calories

1/20/2005 - There is a reality about weight loss that people need to be aware of. Losing weight requires you to feel hungry from time to time. There is no way to lose weight without feeling some degree of hunger. Believe me, I have exhaustively explored this issue. I have tried appetite suppressants. I have tried...

Dietary fat is necessary for absorption of vitamins, nutrients and phytochemicals from fruits and vegetables

7/28/2004 - A fascinating new study published by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition shows that dietary fat is necessary for the absorption of nutrients from fruits and vegetables. In the study, people who consumed salads with fat-free salad dressing absorbed far less of the helpful phytonutrients and vitamins...

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