Archive for: March, 2014

Eating to Avoid Alzheimer’s


Eating simple carbohydrates and sugar (in any form) keeps you addicted to sugar. And let’s face it many of these foods are the very ones we used to call fattening. Aside from their sky-high GI ranking, they also tend to be loaded with calories. Some examples: High GI foods include brown rice, white bread (which ranks even higher than table sugar!), potatoes and watermelon. I suggest sticking to foods than … Continue reading “Shaking Sugar”

More Fish, More Good Cholesterol


The latest on food addiction comes from a study published in January 2014 in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showing that 8.4 percent of 134,000 women enrolled in the long-running Nurses’ Health Study may be addicted to food. The researchers from the University of Michigan and the Harvard School of Public Health reported that these were women, ages 45 and 64, whose addictions were determined by their scores on … Continue reading “My Brain Made Me Eat It!”

Positively Sweet Potatoes


Spring is coming, and so is asparagus. Once a harbinger of spring, asparagus is now widely available year round, but it is best when you can find it locally grown (or from your own garden if you’re lucky enough to have one). I was reminded of asparagus as a spring vegetable when I came across the on line announcement of a giant frittata made with 1,000 eggs and 66 pounds … Continue reading “Wild About Asparagus”