Oils, Fats & Why to Avoid Canola Oil

Diane Sanfilippo Fats and Oils, Food & Recipes 4 Comments

Ok, I know this may seem overwhelming, but take a few minutes to read some of this. And feel free to reply with your thoughts or additional insights for me to share with others. Most of you already use olive oil mainly, I know, but be aware that the best overall are the following: Organic Olive Oil- uses: low heat …

Michael Pollan’s “Six Rules for Eating Wisely”

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I really like this article. It makes sense. It’s common sense. We forget sometimes that a lot of things we consider “food” are really just products made from ingredients that may include some foods but mostly chemicals and substances that really aren’t foods at all. Enjoy. Michael Pollan’s article “Six Rules for Eating Wisely” His newest book is on my …

“What to Eat” – Marion Nestle’s advice.

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I like Marion Nestle. She knows what’s what when it comes to food. She does the research and is qualified to give you an opinion. While we are all left to make choices on our own, I have great respect for someone who makes it her mission to inform the public of just how much the government controls everything we …

Giving up dairy for a short trial…

Diane Sanfilippo Dairy and Dairy Free, Food Allergies and Intolerances, Health & Wellness 5 Comments

So, I’ve had this sinus infection for a few days and have been avoiding dairy. And it hasn’t been easy. And I can’t tell if my body feels any differently from it because, well, all I feel is sick. However, while researching just why we’re not “supposed to” eat dairy while sick — we all heard it made us more …

The new ‘it’ organ is the omentum, a blanket of fat that protects other organs.

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Sunday, December 24, 2006: By BLYTHE BERNHARD, The Orange County Register Since its disgusting debut last month on “Oprah,” the omentum has gone from organ oblivion to exerciser’s enemy. For the misguided few who still don’t TiVo “Oprah,” omentum is the apron of fatty tissue that is attached to the stomach and hangs over the abdomen. The latest “it” organ …

Jamba Juice warns consumers about smoothie contamination

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Article Last Updated:12/05/2006 04:15:31 PM PST SAN FRANCISCO – Jamba Juice Co. warned consumers Tuesday that a potentially deadly bacterium may have contaminated smoothies that contain strawberries. The warning, released in consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, applies to smoothies sold at Jamba Juice stores in Arizona, Southern Nevada and Southern California between Nov. 25 and Dec. 1. …

Trans-Fat Ban in NYC

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I would have thought that SF would do it first, but I also know there are not NEARLY as many fast food places in SF as there are in NYC. So, there you have it. http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20061205/ap_on_he_me/diet_trans_fat_ban Visit link above for full article: New York bans trans fats at restaurants By JOCELYN NOVECK, AP National Writer Tue Dec 5, 6:04 PM …