“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.”
Diet can play a key role in whether kidney disease progresses to kidney failure, according to research conducted at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine.
Higher dietary intake of whole grains may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), according to a meta-analysis published in the March 1 issue of The American Journal of Cardiology.