June 24, 2019 It’s officially summer time!  Bring on the parties, picnics, cook outs, and family reunions!  With these tips and recipes, you can enjoy summer gatherings as a guest or a host without worrying about what you’re eating. When you’re a guest: Bring a dish to...

June 17, 2019 Diets aren’t the only trends in the health and wellness industry.  Medications and treatments also have their moment to shine.  The recent excitement around the microbiome and the potential to harness it to treat or even cure illnesses led to a large number...

June 10, 2019 What do dosa, beer, tempeh, and kefir have in common?  They are all fermented foods.  Some fermented foods like yogurt and sauerkraut are great natural sources of probiotics, but that’s not all that fermented foods are good for!  The process of fermentation changes...

May 27, 2019 Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term that covers multiple diseases: Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and IBD unclassified.  Within each of these subtypes of IBD, there is variety in symptoms, severity, and the mechanics of the disease.  The common thread is chronic...

May 20, 2019 Depending on what part of the world you find yourself in, you may find cacao (the raw ingredient that is deliciously transformed into chocolate) in some unexpected places like shampoo and baths in Ecuador.  Chocolate just can’t be escaped!  If you’re a fellow...

May 13, 2019 Sustainable, environmentally friendly, plant based, and health-conscious.  That is the future of food.  From start-up companies like Motif Ingredients and Cambridge Crops to large companies like Panera Bread and IBM Food Trust, innovators in the food industry are creating new products and services...

April 29, 2019 Last week we explored the four facets of our eating decision process.  In the continuation of this two part article, we’ll discuss ways to make healthy choices and how to make those choices easier. There are four components that affect our food choices: physical,...

April 22, 2019 Pizza or salad?  Burger or veggie loaded soup?  Onions rings or fruit?  One cookie or the whole box? We’ve all been there.  Making healthy food choices is hard, even when you’re motivated.  That’s because what your body needs and your taste preferences both...

April 15, 2019 Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) affects 15% of people worldwide.  If you’re one of them, you are probably well familiar with the fluctuating severity of symptoms and how they affect your life, both at home and at work.  IBS can last a lifetime and...

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