Portugal is Famous for Great Food!

Portugal is Famous for Great Food!

Portugal may have introduced hot chiles to Asia, tea to England, and tempura to Japan, but the country’s cuisine still remains a mystery to most food lovers outside of its borders. Only custard tarts, the ubiquitous pastéis de nata have broken into the larger food-obsessed culture. The roots of Portuguese food lie in both native peasant cookery and […]

Grill a Steak Like a Professional

Grill a Steak Like a Professional

Summer is here, which means all of our favorite warm-weather traditions, Barbecuing Red Meat reigns supreme.  This Summer, think beyond the usual burgers and hot dogs and grill a juicy steak that’s perfectly charred on the outside and mouthwatering tender on the inside. It is a difficult balance to achieve, but I have got the […]

Olive Oil: 1 of the Best anti-Inflammatory Foods

Olive Oil: 1 of the Best anti-Inflammatory Foods

FLASH: When you buy it, buy EVOO and in a dark bottle. Studies have demonstrated the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of phenolic compounds of EVOO (extra virgin olive oil). One phenolic compound known as oleocanthal found in extra virgin olive oil has been discovered to have powerful natural anti-inflammatory benefits. Oleocanthal exhibits the same anti-inflammatory […]

Full-fat Products are Healthy Dietary Staples

Full-fat Products are Healthy Dietary Staples

Full-fat Products are Healthy Dietary Staples Study after study has demonstrated that low-fat, high-carbohydrate diets just do not work to drive weight loss or prevent disease. In fact, they are the things causing the obesity epidemic, which is a contributing factor to cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. “Finally Americans are getting rid of the not-fat […]

Mediterranean Diet is Heart Healthy

Mediterranean Diet is Heart Healthy

Mediterranean Diet is Heart Healthy New research suggests that eating a Mediterranean diet may prolong the lives of heart patients. “Adherence to the Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of overall mortality, not only in the general population — which is already known, but in patients who already suffered a heart attack,” said study researcher Dr. […]