Among the best herbs are rosemary, mint, basil and especially lemon balm –not pictured because it’s hard to find these days. A local grower promises he’ll have some in a few weeks.
But first, meet Dr. Jeanne M. Wallace– a PhD in nutrition specializing in diet and cancer and “among a small handful of gifted practitioners who has succeeded in synthesizing the complex and wide volume of available research in the field of integrative care.” (That’s Dr. Keith Block, MD, of Chicago’s Block Center for Integrative Cancer Care.)
Onions can be so darn healthy, as long as you choose and use them wisely, but they can also be so darn hard to peel. Sometimes you struggle so much that you end up removing layers of healthy quercetin. Continue reading →
Back in the darker days of American history, African Americans brought in the new year with Hoppin’ John, a dish made from beans and greens. What a great idea, say the authors of “Becoming Vegan,” an award-winning guide to plant-based diets. Continue reading →
I knew I had discovered a good thing when I saw the phrase “Sex Lube” screaming on the label. I’d been buying the oil for a good year–first using it sparingly in the kitchen, then rubbing it all over my hair and body, finally sneaking it bedside.Continue reading →