Have you been meaning to watch Supersize Me but haven’t gotten around to it? Wait no more! Check out the world famous food documentary Supersize Me right her at Eat Drink Better courtesy of SnagFilms!
On Wednesday an FDA advisory panel recommended approval of Qnexa, a newly developed and previously rejected weight loss drug. But dieters could get more than new pant sizes: poorly understood Qnexa health risks include heart problems, psychiatric symptoms, and birth defects.
For many reasons, more people than ever before are exploring vegan, vegetarian, or other types of plant-based diets. If you’re trying to make conscious decisions about avoiding animal ingredients, knowing how to read and interpret food labels is a vital and valuable skill: animal products turn up in strange places!
Armed with some knowledge and a world of resources, the transition towards vegan cooking doesn’t have to be anything but exciting and tasty!
The beginning of a fresh new year is a perfect time to consider what we eat and why– and to embrace new food choices celebrating health, sustainability, and compassion. If these are things you value, I encourage you to consider joining the growing ranks of the ecovores. It’s a healthy, satisfying, and joyful way to eat!
Was great to be back in the studio with a full crew and some extras! We got caught up a bit and talked about an article I’d written for our local daily newspaper about a few simple eco-resolutions we could consider for the New Year, which led to a discussion on strategies for succeeding with them!
If you’re a regular reader here, chances are you know the importance of eating well and of trying to eat local and organic foods. However, if you’re washing those healthy foods down with unhealthy or unsustainable beverages, does it cancel out your sustainable food choices?
Make your favorite mashed potato dish without butter or regular milk with some easy and practical substitutions–use a vegan milk and margarine or olive oil instead!
Pumpkin and pumpkin puree are the perfect seasonal addition to healthy recipes. Here are eight ways to use that extra pumpkin in your pantry.
Start shaping the eating habits of your kids. By offering and setting examples of healthy eating, your kids will form healthy eating habits at home and out of the house.
Rather than packing a lunch loaded up with animal products like meat, cheese, and milk, try upping the health factor and adding more plant-based foods to your kids’ packed lunches.
The Harvard School of Public Health has offered their version of a food guide, the Healthy Eating Plate. It’s similar to the USDA’s MyPlate, but not exactly like it. The difference, Harvard says, is their food guide is not funded by the food industry.
Here is another solid reason to add walnuts to your daily diet.