Healthy Cooking

One of the simplest cooking techniques to master is steaming food in a perforated basket suspended above simmering liquid.

By: The weight-loss experts at Mayo Clinic and Donald Hensrud, M.D., M.P.H.

Healthy cooking doesn’t mean you have to become a gourmet chef or invest in special cookware. Simply use standard cooking methods to prepare foods in healthy ways. You can also adapt familiar recipes by substituting other ingredients for fat, sugar and salt.

The following methods best capture the flavor and retain the nutrients in your food without adding too much fat or salt.

• Baking.  Besides breads and desserts, …

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Top 5 Eating Habits to Keep Healthy


Did you know that 73% of the fruits and veg checked by the FDA tested positive for pesticide residues; some are worse then others. Read more about healthy eating.

By: Adria Vasil

Maybe it’s the half-Greek in me, but there’s nothing that makes me giddier then the sight of a table full of food (well, other than actually eating the food). Trouble is most of what we stack onto our plates isn’t just weighing on our hips, hearts and cells, it’s also bloating the planet with packaging, pesticides and climate-changing gases. How can you get your fill without, …

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