2 Oct 2012

Inflammatory Nightshades

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by Mary Broedell, Certified Health Coach Just as there are foods that reduce inflammation, like avocados, fish oil, fruits and berries, there are foods that cause inflammation as well. One such type are called inflammatory nightshades, of a larger family of plants called Solanaceae.

31 Mar 2011

Andrea Beaman answers an old controversial queston. Plastic, wood, or glass?

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Over the years, I’ve heard much controversy about which type of cutting board (plastic, rubber, wood, or glass) is best to use in the kitchen. Various studies claim that boards can retain bacteria and need to be washed with bleach or that other boards can damage knife blades. And, people always want to know which boards […]