Category Archives: Food

It Ain’t Easy Being A Minion

Want to win a family vacation to Universal Orlando? Love the minions from “Despicable Me 2”? You’re in luck. Visit http://cheetosoneinaminion.com and enter to win. While you wait, check out what happens when Chester Cheetah and the minions cross paths

Old MacDonald’s Vegetarian Farm

Lightlife’s new line of frozen vegetarian burgers is a welcome addition to its family of healthy vegetarian products. To celebrate, they’ve put out a new video that presents the idea of a truly vegetarian farm…complete with animals made of vegetables!

Strawberries Can Help Protect Your Stomach Against Alcohol

Researchers have discovered that eating strawberries–or drinking them in the form of strawberry daiquiris–can help protect your stomach against damage due to the consumption of alcohol.  Strawberries, in addition to containing antioxidants, activate various  enzymes that help protect the body

Eating Fish Could Lessen Your Risk of Developing Dementia

It has long been know that eating fish conveys certain kinds of health benefits.  Researchers at Northwestern, under the direction of Head Researcher Dr Philippa Jackson, have recently discovered that consuming fish may increase blood flow to the brain, which

Food Day

October 24 is Food Day, a nationwide event aimed at, among other issues, pushing for reforms in diet, agriculture and farm worker rights.  The main focus of Food Day is to promote healthy and sustainable food growing practices and choices. 

Olive Oil and Virginity

Virginity has long been held to to be the standard for determining the quality of olive oil.  But, according to a study by the UC Davis Olive Center, 73% of the top five brands of imported extra-virgin olive oil did

Trying to Lose Weight? Stock up on the Protein!

Apparently, Atkins didn’t have it entirely wrong–eating too little protein makes people feel hungry and makes them more likely to eat fattening food.  Researchers estimate that eating more than the average amount of protein  can stop you from gaining 2

Five Overlooked Healthy Foods

It seems like everyone nowadays is trying to eat healthy, but it can be easy to overlook the lesser-known healthy foods.  Below is a list of five extremely healthy and often under-appreciated foods. 1.  Celery  Although long reviled for  being

Getting Your Kids to Eat Vegetables

Getting your children to eat their vegetables has long been the bane of parents everywhere.  Below are a list of tips about how to get your child to eat her vegetables. 1.  Make lasagna.  Slip a small amount of vegetables

Hail to the King–Chocolate!

Long reviled as an unhealthy source of empty calories, chocoholics everywhere should feel vindicated by the news that–surprise!–chocolate  is actually healthy.  Eating small-to-moderate amounts of dark chocolate is actually beneficial for your health, as dark chocolate contains anti-oxidants, which help