Chocolate Spinach Smoothie

Smoothies are a refreshing way to get your summer fruits and camouflage vegetables for children and those who won’t even look at a slice of tomato. But many recipes are high glycemic, eliciting the same elevated sugar responses you might experience after eating a...

Beets

Beets are “the most under appreciated food in the history of eating “, according to Carolyn Pierini, a nutrition consultant at the A4M (American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine) meeting in Hollywood, FL last month. Beets have been used as a source of food...

Eye Health & Butternut Squash

Eye health is the subject of mounting research as age-related macular degeneration (ARMD), glaucoma and cataracts become the main causes of vision loss/blindness in the U.S. today. The American Academy of Ophthalmology estimates that ARMD has resulted in blindness for...

Seafood = Brain Food

The secret to immortality comes from the sea according to Shin Kubota at Kyoto University. He tends jellyfish and reports they contain apoaequorin- a protein proven to support brain function like memory and learning. Japan has the world’s oldest population and...

Bison Basil Garlic Burgers

1 pound ground bison 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil 1 garlic clove, minced 1 egg 1 teaspoon mustard Combine all ingredients and shape into 4 burgers. Cook in skillet over medium heat until patties are desired doneness. Serve hot with favorite accompaniments. Makes 4...

Blueberries

Blueberries are one of the most potent foods in terms of protecting the brain according to Martha Clare Morris, PhD, nutritional epidemiologist at Rush University Medical Center, Chicago. Berries are the only fruit specifically identified in the MIND diet...