Eating tofu and other soy foods may help women who develop lung cancer increase their odds of living longer. A study of women from Shanghai, China, published in the March 25 issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology, links high soy consumption before a lung cancer diagnosis with longer survival.
Saturday, March 16, was the last "winter" Bellingham Farmers Market and it was amazing! In the past, the Farmers Market was closed January through March, but this year for the first time they tried having a Market once a month throughout the winter.
The Food and Nutrition Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology (FNRI-DOST) conducted a national survey on the nutritional status of Filipino lactating women in 2011. Results of the survey revealed that 1 in 10 or 11.9 percent of lactating mothers are underweight.
Every now and then insect-eating hits the headlines as a future mainstream ingredient – but it never happens. Now, finally, it has, thanks to Wahaca (www.wahaca.co.uk), the award-winning sustainable Mexican street food restaurant. It has put the Mexican delicacy of chapulines fundido, featuring fried grasshoppers, at its Southbank Experiment restaurant of eight converted shipping containers.
Research from the RAND Corporation noted that a lowering in the cost of healthy foods in supermarkets increases the amount of fruits and vegetables that people eat, and also reduces the consumption of unhealthy foods.
Our Californian dinner guest was horrified: "That's pure carbohydrate and sugar!" "We call it stodge," I said, regarding the satisfying swirl of red and white with some pride. "Are you going to try some?"
You’ve cut back on chocolate, chucked out the biscuits and raided your nearest health food store, so why aren’t you losing those pounds? Unfortunately, even with the best intentions, you could be sabotaging your weight loss with the wrong foods. They might look and seem healthy, but that’s not always the case. Check out the top 10 diet foods that could pile on the pounds.
Easter dinner isn't generally the sort of meal we try to rush. The whole point is to savor the meal, not sprint through it the way we do most weeknights. But that doesn't mean we don't appreciate the easy, time-saving trick here and there. In this case, I've applied the same technique to both the appetizer and the dessert.