Vegetable Disgorging— What the Pros Do When Cooking Water-Loaded Veggies

Vegetable Disgorging— What the Pros Do When Cooking Water-Loaded Veggies Although this article is about this subject in general, it also addresses how to handle frozen vegetables. I eat a lot of frozen vegetables in general, because they are generally considered to be more nutritious than vegetables you get in …

Omega Options

My main interest in preventive health has always been diet. As we all know, a diet that includes five or more serving of fruits and vegetables a day is essential. In addition, all or most calories from carbohydrates should come from whole grains. One should limit the intake of saturated …

The place of reading in education

I came across these articles this morning. There are some interesting clues in here for the future of higher education. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development found that 50 percent of U.S. adults can’t read a book written at an eighth-grade level. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2016/11/01/hiding-in-plain-sight-the-adult-literacy-crisis/ According to survey data released by the …

Cheating

What is it? Here are a few common types of cheating that we experience in the world of higher education: Using notes or accessing online resources during an exam Copying another students exam answers Plagiarism Buying a term paper In real life, people have to do their own jobs. So …

Recapitulation of Ayurveda constitution types by machine learning of phenotypic traits

Recapitulation of Ayurveda constitution types by machine learning of phenotypic traits — Read on journals.plos.org/plosone/article You’ll need to have a basic understanding of the Ayurvedic concept of Prakriti to completely understand the relevance of this quote below. I’ll come back and add some commentary later. Suffice it to say that …

Big Data from World’s Largest Citizen Science Microbiome Project Serves Food for Thought

This is about 18 months old, but it is worth looking at again, given all of the hype in the popular press about gut health in 2019. Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and collaborators have published the first major results from the American Gut Project, …

No need to avoid healthy omega-6 fats – Harvard Health

There’s a lot of hype out there about good fats and bad fats. Omega-6 fats were once criticized as unhealthy, but researchers for the American Heart Association have concluded that they are in fact beneficial to the heart.… — Read on www.health.harvard.edu/newsletter_article/no-need-to-avoid-healthy-omega-6-fats In fact, a recent article I read about …

Functional Foods as Medicine: Selling the 5 Personas

Health coaches and nutritionists may find Dr. Saxena’s differentiation of common personas helpful. She has discovered in her practice that there are five different types of people seeking health advice. Understanding who they are will enable you to provide personalized guidance that will help them comply with your lifestyle advice. …