How to Reduce the Calories & Starch in Rice by 50%
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How to Reduce the Calories & Starch in Rice by 50%

Rice, the lifeblood of so many nations’ cuisines, is perhaps the most ubiquitous food in the world. In Asia, where an estimated 90 percent of all rice is consumed, the pillowy grains are part of almost every meal. In the Caribbean, where the starch is often mixed with beans, it’s a staple too. Even here in the United States, where…

5 Reasons you should add Fermented Foods to your Grain-Free Diet

5 Reasons you should add Fermented Foods to your Grain-Free Diet

First of all, kudos to you for eliminating grains from you diet! As the author of the cookbook, Without Grain: 100 Delicious Recipes for Eating a Grain-Free, Gluten-Free, Wheat-Free Diet, it’s obvious that I’m an advocate for eating a grain-free diet for health, but did you know that adding Fermented Foods to your grain-free way of eating is…

Foods That Can Help Protect and Improve Your Eyesight

Foods That Can Help Protect and Improve Your Eyesight

Failing vision is often accepted as a natural part of aging, but it’s really more of a side effect of our modern lifestyle. Aging does not automatically equate to decreased vision, provided you’ve properly nourished your eyes through the years. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the most common cause of blindness among the elderly, followed by cataracts….

15 Natural Remedies for the Treatment of Acid Reflux and Ulcers

15 Natural Remedies for the Treatment of Acid Reflux and Ulcers

Acid reflux is an extremely common health problem, affecting as many as 50 percent of Americans. Other terms used for this condition are gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or peptic ulcer disease. The hallmark symptom of acid reflux is “heartburn”—a burning sensation behind your breastbone that sometimes travels up your throat. In some cases, this pain…

Organic, Cage-Free, Free-Range or Pastured… Sorting Through the Confusion on Egg Labels

Organic, Cage-Free, Free-Range or Pastured… Sorting Through the Confusion on Egg Labels

Proteins are nutrients that are essential to the building, maintenance and repair of your body tissues such as your skin, internal organs and muscles. They are also the major components of your immune system and hormones. Proteins are found in all types of food, but only foods from animal sources, such as meat and eggs…