Why Cook With Cannabis?
Recipes for those in places where this nouveau cuisine might be helpful
(Editor’s note: Pot became a symbol of the 1960s and 1970s. When you smoked it, you were saying: I’m not The Man. You could wear its leafy symbol on a T-shirt, imbibe it from a bong or bake it into brownies.
Now, decades later, marijuana has become legal for adults in some states as a recreational drug and in others as a legitimate medication to combat everything from chronic pain to seizures to nausea caused by cancer treatment.
How Fiber Protects Your Heart
Lisa Cimperman has a family history of high cholesterol and heart disease, so she knew she had to watch what she ate. But a few years ago she decided to take things a step further, when a routine test revealed that her cholesterol had crept up to 210 -- borderline high for a woman in her 30s who is otherwise pretty healthy.
Cimperman, a clinical dietician at University Hospitals Case Medical Center, replaced nearly all of the lean meat in her diet with fiber-rich beans, chickpeas, lentils, and legumes.
Fiftysomething Diet: 5 Foods That Will Bring Your Blood Pressure Down
Consuming natural foods and cutting out salt will help you avoid heart disease
High blood pressure, also known as “the silent killer,” is an epidemic in our nation. It typically has no warning signs or symptoms, and many people don’t realize they have it, which is why we must all get it checked regularly. Over time, unaddressed elevated blood pressure can have disastrous consequences including stroke, heart attack, blindness and kidney failure.
Kids Are Eating Way More Fast Food Than You'd Think, or Hope
More than a third of American kids get their daily calories from fast food restaurants.
If you thought that most families reserved fast food for a once-in-a-while or weekend treat, you'd be wrong. According to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, 34 percent of children aged two to 19 eat fast food on any given day. Perhaps most surprisingly, the analysis revealed that economic status, race and gender have little to do with who's eating the stuff.