What's New in Healthy Eating

The Gluten-Free Diet: Is Wheat Intolerance Making You Sick?
More people are turning to a gluten-free diet every day, as they find themselves increasingly suffering from symptoms associated with wheat intolerance. This is not an easy thing to do, as gluten can be found in most of the foods typical to our Western diet. Still, if you regularly suffer from symptoms of gluten sensitivity, such as bloating, diarrhea, abdominal pain, tiredness and irritability, trying a gluten-free diet may be worth the effort.

Link Found Between Sugar and Heart Disease
Most people understand that eating too much sugar will make you fat, a condition known to raise your risk of a heart attack. But it’s not obesity alone that increases the likelihood of cardiovascular disease. It now appears that simply eating too much sugar (even if you are not overweight) can significantly raise your risk of death from heart attack...

All-Clad Stainless Cookware:
The Best Cookware for Foodies

For many years, All-Clad stainless cookware has been considered the best stainless steel cookware on the market, and with good reason. They are a pure joy to cook with, and All-Clad's customer service is second to none. If you are considering buying new cookware, read on...

Low Glycemic Foods:
Asparagus Barley Risotto with Shiitakes

There are few grains that get a good ranking on the low glycemic foods list, but barley is one of them. Not only does it come in at 22 on the low glycemic food chart list, but it also possesses lots of healthy nutrients.

Trans Fats:
A Major Cause of Coronary Heart Disease

It's not the saturated fats you have to look out for, it's the trans fats. Find out how this dangerous fat (and another one you may have never heard of, but is likely in that donut you just ate) can affect your health and how you can avoid them.

5 Hidden Sources of Sugar
Although the largest threat to our health over the past 40 years has been believed to be saturated fat, increasing amounts of research are pointing to the fact that it is in fact sugar that may be one of the greatest contributors to the obesity epidemic. 

In Praise of Seasonal Squash
We love fall and winter eating. Apples, nuts and leeks are all at their best, as well as squashes. Often overlooked, aside from the perennial favorite pumpkin pie, these little beauties come in many forms (butternut is one of our favorites but the Hubbard, buttercup and Bohemian varieties are also greatly tasty) and are a fabulous addition  to soups, stews and curries as well as tasty roasted on their own or stuffed.

Your Healthy Lifestyle: Two Simple Things Not to Miss
If you’ve been a healthy eater for some time now, here are two things you can do to enrich your healthy lifestyle even further. These simple tips can make a big difference in helping you feel healthier.

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