“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.”
The average meat-eater in the U.S. is responsible for almost twice as much global warming as the average vegetarian, and close to three times that of the average vegan, according to a study (pdf) published this month in the journal Climatic Change.
People with type 2 diabetes who eat a diet high in salt may face twice the risk of developing cardiovascular disease as those who consume less sodium, according to new research.
People who run in their spare time, even if it’s not very fast or very far, tend to have a lower risk of dying from heart disease or from any cause than non-runners, according to a new study.
Shift workers, especially those who work rotating shifts, are at increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
Study confirmed it helps regulate blood sugar levels, increases insulin sensitivity in people with more of it.