Consumer Advocates In Depth Look at Diet Plans

By Allyn Raifstanger

Their editorial team just spent several weeks on our new diet plan reports with the goal of helping people better understand the dozens of popular (and not-so-popular) diet plans.  I wanted to share it with you because they offer a great guide and are an excellent resource.

Bill Murray and Eckhart Tolle

By Allyn Raifstanger

This blog is not about food for the body, instead food for the brain. I started reading a book called The Power of Now A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, by Eckhart Tolle. I have always wanted to be enlightened, whatever that may be. It seems it would bring about some positive changes in my body…

The Great American Pastime

By Allyn Raifstanger

Here are some new over the top food items as reported by CBS Sports (www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/best-mlb-ballpark-foods-for-2019-ribs-giant-hot-dogs-and-egg-rolls-among-the-most-intriguing-new-menu-items/). ​ Avocado Bites; deep fried and served with habanero sauce. MQ Rib Sandwich; slow cooked baby back rib meat with MQ’s black cherry BBQ garnished with dill pickles and white onions on a soft white roll. The Foul Pole; A 2 pound battered…

Whole Foods A-Z

By Allyn Raifstanger

Whole Foods A-Z Here is your guide to whole foods from almonds to zucchini. It contains some of our favorite whole foods and provides background on why they are so nutritious. For each food, you’ll find a list of prominent health benefits, a short nutritional profile, a typical serving size, and which diets it can…

Great Grains Recipes

By Allyn Raifstanger

Great Grains Recipes Whole grains, like the ones included in this recipe packet, help maintain a healthy weight and support heart health and digestion.Some grains take longer to prepare than others, so our “cook once, eat twice” tip is helpful! Many of the following recipes call for cooked grains, so experiment with cooking a large…