Why You Shouldn’t Skip Breakfast When Intermittent Fasting

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Breakfast When Intermittent Fasting

(Photo Credit: The Washington Post) As if there isn’t enough whiplash-inducing nutrition advice out there, now skipping breakfast is being lauded by some as a good thing. The meal has become a casualty of a popular diet called intermittent fasting, which requires...
Is Artisanal Jerky Good For You?

Is Artisanal Jerky Good For You?

(Photo credit: The Washington Post) Not long ago, jerky was a shrink-wrapped snack item you grabbed at a gas station. In the past decade or so, it has been reinvented as a premium, artisanal specialty food, with dozens of brands in the game boasting simple ingredients...
The Truth About Coconut And Date Sugar

The Truth About Coconut And Date Sugar

(Photo credit: The Washington Post) Two alternative sugars — coconut sugar and date sugar — have been trying to catch my attention lately, cropping up in recipes purporting to be healthier, and taking over valuable shelf space at my nearby Whole Foods and health-food...
Five Food Safety Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Summer Cookout

Five Food Safety Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Summer Cookout

(iStock) It’s challenging for me to completely relax at a typical backyard cookout or pool party because I feel I have been endowed with a burdensome superpower: I see food-safety blunders. As I scan the sunny scene of revelers in shorts and sundresses clinking...
Are Fruit and Veggie Chips Healthy?

Are Fruit and Veggie Chips Healthy?

(Photo Credit: Washington Post) If you are looking for a good excuse to eat a pile of chips, store shelves are brimming with them. It seems nearly everything in the produce aisle — whether it’s kale, snap peas, apples or bananas — now comes crisped, seasoned and...
Are Collagen Supplements Worth The Hype?

Are Collagen Supplements Worth The Hype?

(Washington Post: Collagen supplements that come in powder form can be dissolved in hot or cold liquids. (iStock)) Any soupmaker worth their salt knows that a good, full-bodied stock is semisolid and jiggly when chilled, and the essential ingredient to make that...

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