Eating sustainably does not mean you need to go all the way vegetarianism.
As any newly pregnant woman will tell you, once people find out you are expecting, everything you do, wear, and eat suddenly becomes everyone’s business. Nowhere is that more true than in China, where as a pregnant mom I was admonished for wearing lipstick, eating curry and choosing to exercise until the 36th week of my pregnancy. Granted, those nine [...]
Not everyone like Brussels Sprouts, usually its because they have been overcooked. Exposing these sprouts to long cooking heat brings out a special bitterness and sulfurous compound that sends many kids (and moms) running for the hills. Not to mention that overcooking actually kills off much of the potent anti-cancer compounds called sulforaphane in the sprout. So the trick here [...]
Other names: 鬼子姜 (guǐzi jiāng) 、菊芋 (júyù) Recently I’ve noticed that DerunWu, the organic veggie supplier I have been using for last couple years, have started offering this root, so I am quite thrilled by this development. Typically available from November to March, this is one interesting and useful vegetable. Jerusalem Artichokes has nothing to do with Jerusalem nor does [...]
I may be a nutritionist, but I love occasional treats as much as anyone else (possibly more than some). People are often surprised to hear that even things like cookies, pizzas and the occasional cake can be included in a healthy diet. It is all part of the big picture in nutrition. If you are scrupulous with your diet six [...]
I am quite sure that deep within a child’s biology, they are finely tuned into seeking out what would sustain them in nature. Except that these days, they can readily access things that mimic high calorie nutrient dense foods, such as deep fried instead of what would be much better option like nuts. Most nut butter, including peanut butter is [...]