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Redefining Bread

Bethany Econopouly | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Bethany Econopouly

The past few years of upheaval in how people grow, cook, think about, and eat food has left no corner of the supermarket untouched. Even bread, that most ancient, simple, beloved staple of diets around the world, has been the subject of both crisis and passionate revitalization. But behind every machine-sliced sandwich bread or carefully crafted artisan loaf is a simple question of language.

Whole Wheat-ifying School Lunch: Could It Work?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 09.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

A donut made with whole-wheat flour is just slightly healthier that the refined wheat one, but that doesn't make it into a healthy food, and the whole wheat-ification might confuse us into forgetting it's a food to consume rarely.

Taste Test: Can Quinoa Pasta Possibly Taste Good?

Posted 02.27.2014 | Taste

Some grains are all the rage, but that doesn't mean they make good pasta.

The Grain of Truth

San Francisco magazine | Posted 09.28.2013 | San Francisco
San Francisco magazine

In a deeply beige conference room at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, baker Craig Ponsford, founder of Artisan Bakers in Sonoma, pauses dramatically to survey the remarkably rapt group before him.

Irish Oatcakes For Healthy New Year Baking

Loren Brill | Posted 01.14.2013 | Taste
Loren Brill

Dig in to healthier baking and a healthier new year with the Irish! Irish Oatcakes are a terrific, hearty cracker-bisquit made from oats and flour. They are light and nutty with a just-baked crispness that works well with savory or sweet accompaniments.

Great Grains to Include in Your Diet for Health

Dr. Lisa Young | Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Young

With the low-carb movement, so many clients that I counsel fear eating grains and starches altogether, and think they are better off without them. This is false! Many grains -- whole grains -- are indeed healthy and should be included as part of a healthy diet.

Taste Test: Is There Any Whole Grain Pasta That Tastes Good?

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

If you're trying to make small changes to your diet to skew a little healthier, buying whole wheat pasta is a good place to start. Sure, traditional p...

3 Hidden Ways Wheat Makes You Gain Weight (And Its Other Serious Health Problems)

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 04.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

My personal hope is that together we can create a national conversation about a real, practical solution for the prevention, treatment, and reversal of our obesity, diabetes and chronic disease epidemic. Getting off wheat may just be an important step.

Whole Grains In Food: Just A Big Fraud, Like Some People

The Huffington Post | Lindsay | Posted 02.14.2012 | Home

Michael F. Jacobson of the Center for Science in the Public Interest reminded us of some veeeery interesting information Tuesday. He notes that some f...

6 Healthy Carbs To Keep In Your Diet

EatingWell | Posted 04.01.2012 | Healthy Living
EatingWell

I've never been a fan of low-carb diets: Our bodies and our brains need carbohydrates to work effectively. Of course, not all carbohydrates are created equal. Here are six "great" carbs to keep in your diet.

Scientists Try To Craft Tasty Whole Wheat Cookies

Posted 12.21.2011 | Home

Everyone's trying to eat more whole wheat these days -- anything to make Michelle Obama and your doctor happy. The brunt of the effort to eat more who...

Should You Rethink the Complex Carbs in Your Diet?

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C. | Posted 08.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C.

Take all the "white stuff" out of your diet. You've read it in popular magazines, heard it from your friends and even from the lips of Oprah, the long reigning queen of day time television.