Do Eat: Greek Salad Registered dietitian Andy De Santis says, “The main strength of the Greek salad is its high monounsaturated fat content which comes from the olive oil and the olives themselves present in the salad. Monounsaturated fats are commonly referred to as ‘healthy fats’ because they have a positive impact on our blood
Queso Fresco Food Safety News says that queso fresco in particular has been linked to a series of outbreaks of food poisoning, both stemming from homemade and commercially produced queso fresco. Even large commercial facilities with clean health and safety records have had their product contaminated, and health inspectors also say even if you buy
Almost Anything Blueberry-flavored Most of the so-called “blueberries” you find in goods like muffin mixes, cereals, yogurts, granola bars and pancake mixes aren’t dried blueberries at all. They’re made with other ingredients on the list, like red and blue dyes, sugar and oils. It’s a loophole that allows companies to market their products as including
Autumn is just around the corner and I think we all know what that means: the flu. With these foods by your side, though, you won’t even have to worry about a cold! 1. Tea Tea is a great way to soothe aches and fight off forming viruses because it’s high in antioxidants and L-theanine,
Burgers Undercooked meat puts you at risk for potentially life-threatening illness from a subtype of E. coli bacteria called O157:H7. “Your risk largely depends on the number of cows making up your ground beef,” says Michael Schmidt, PhD, professor at the department of microbiology and immunology at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). “The
Garlic Garlic has been proven to aid in digestion, but to get the bulk of its benefits, it’s best eaten raw. Try cutting a clove of garlic into pill-sized servings and then swallow them with water.
Whey protein “Your hair needs protein to produce keratin, the proteins that make hair strong,” says Dr. Zeichner. “If hair doesn’t receive enough protein, it can go into a ‘resting phase,’ causing noticeable hair loss,” adds Beth Warren, author of Living a Real Life with Real Food.
Saladworks: Farmhouse Salad This salad delivers an impressive 5 grams of fiber, which can fulfill up to 20% of your daily needs. Also, it has only 420 calories, which is less than a Sneakers bar! Calories: 420 Fat: 28 grams Protein: 14 grams Carbs: 30 grams Fiber: 5 grams