Young athletes burn a lot of calories, so obviously, they need to eat more food than the average person. Yet, for optimal athletic performance, they not only need more food, but they need the right kind of extra nutrition. Besides needing food to meet the body’s basic nutritional requirements, the young athlete will need extra […]
While grilling seafood on a fishing boat in Alaska, the chef taught me a cooking tip to preserve the flavor and texture of seafood: to avoid overcooking, remove the fish from the heat when it is 90% done. The heat from the flesh will naturally finish the remaining 10%.
Soy milk. Nutrient-rich soy beverages are made by pressing the extract, or milk, out of presoaked soybeans. Compared with cow’s milk, soy beverages contain: Less total fat Less saturated fat No cholesterol Three times as much fiber Ten times as much iron Ten times as much copper 75 percent less sodium Twice the niacin No […]
Getting enough fiber is really quite simple. If you follow the recommendations of the “Food Guide Wheel” and include the amounts of healthy grains, fruits, legumes, and vegetables it suggests, you will automatically get enough fiber in your diet. Here are some additional tips to help fiber work better in your body: 1. Increase the […]
Ingredients: 2 cups cooked brown rice 2 cups skim milk ½ cup dried cranberries 2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon (optional) Directions: In a medium nonstick saucepan, bring the rice, milk and cranberries to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer uncovered, until the cranberries are softened, about […]