Rice is known by nutritionists as a “first food.” Easily digested and bland, it is often the first solid food a baby receives. Prior to that, babies may be exposed to rice starch and brown rice syrup in infant formulas, which use the grain as an ingredient digestible by infants with lactose or gluten intolerance. […]
Biodynamic Wines Honor the Land and Taste Great, TooConventionally grown grapes carry so many pesticides that they landed at number seven on a list of most-pesticide-laden produce from the Environmental Working Group. Grapes are sprayed with high levels of insecticide to ward off pests. Vineyards then turn those grapes into wine, bringing those pesticide residues […]
Is it possible to achieve perfect dietary balance? Proponents of the macrobiotic diet say they have found the healthy Holy Grail, but for many the long list of restrictions are a turnoff.
A blind taste test reveals which non-dairy frozen delights can stand up to ice cream…
© Thinkstock “Ethical” Cheese Is Hard to Come ByVegetarianism is on the rise. Ac-cording to a 2008 survey published by Vegetarian Times magazine, 3.2% of American adults follow a vegetarian diet and another 10% follow a vegetarian-inclined diet, most of them for concerns about animal welfare. Yet many of them eat cheese. It turns out […]