“Condensed split pea soup from a can is probably one of the first meals I learned to prepare, but when I discovered how easily a homemade version comes together, I kicked my can to the curb. This soup is as simple as can be, but this Meatless Monday dish certainly doesn’t lack flavor (even though it’s made without the traditional ham bone). I love the complexity provided by the herbes de provence. It’s my favorite herb blend and I always request that family and friends bring me a bag straight from the source whenever they visit France! It’s also available in specialty markets, or you can substitute a combination of marjoram, rosemary, thyme, and oregano.”
Analysts predict fast-food chains serving healthful fare will boom
Tools for preventing strokes include a healthy diet, home blood pressure monitoring and an online stroke-risk estimator, according to updated guidelines issued Wednesday by a leading heart health organization.
Policies aimed at encouraging families and children to eat healthier could be aided by retailers that place healthier food options at the eye level of children, say researchers.
Despite any progress that might have been made in the health of offerings in US food retail outlets, the food displayed in the checkout queue is as unhealthy as ever, according to a report by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
When it comes to knowing and sticking to a daily calorie budget, most people have a lot to learn.