Chances are you live a stone’s throw away from a Thai restaurant in your neighborhood, and you’ve got a go-to local favorite for pad thai. These days I often find myself traveling north of Berkeley, where there’s quite a few wonderful Thai eateries clustered in Albany, El Cerrito and San Pablo locales.
Dark chocolate may help the heart and waistline. Now scientists have figured out one reason why: Bacteria in the gut turn cocoa into compounds that lower inflammation and make us feel full.
Replacing some dietary carbohydrates with vegetable fats may help keep prostate cancer from spreading. That’s the word from a study of more than 4,500 men that looked at the effects of dietary changes after their initial diagnosis.
Some people use extreme diets like fasting and juice cleanses. But these aren’t necessary for most people and may be dangerous without medical supervision. Here are five foods that support the body while cleansing.
In the Longevity Kitchen, Rebecca Katz has created a cookbook focused on optimizing health in combination with making delicious food. This books is a hidden treasure for people with allergies or food sensitivities.
Triage theory, phytonutrients, circadian clocks… such is the stuff of cooking for longevity — at least according to a recent episode of KQED’s Forum with Michael Krasny. The show featured Rebecca Katz, author of the new cookbook, “The Longevity Kitchen” and doctors from the Buck Institute for Research on Aging.
The connection between diet and health has been well established — but can eating your broccoli really help you live longer? KQED’s Forum discusses the latest research on nutrition and longevity with researchers from Marin’s Buck Institute on Research in Aging.Forum also checks in with Rebecca Katz, author of the new cookbook “The Longevity Kitchen.”
Can diet really affect my risk of developing cancer, heart disease and arthritis? What are the most important foods to avoid? Dr. Dara Thompson, N.D. answers these questions and more.
Let food be your medicine. Chronic inflammation is linked to pain, disease and premature aging. But these five simple foods can help reduce your risk with each bite.