This op-ed in the New York Times from a few days ago is perfect for today. Friday. Yes, foodie friday. It’s the Sugar, Folks Sugar is indeed toxic. It may not be the only problem with the Standard American Diet, but it’s fast becoming clear that it’s the major one. A study published in the Feb. 27 issue of the journal PLoS One links increased consumption of sugar with increased rates of diabetes by examining the data on sugar availability and the rate of diabetes in 175 countries over the past decade. And after accounting for many other factors, the researchers found that increased sugar in a population’s food supply was linked to higher diabetes rates independent of rates of obesity. (and lots more info on topic) … [click on title to read the rest]
Seaweed salad with sunflower seeds #foodie friday
Wakami can grow over 30 times it’s dehydrated size so it’s also very economical along with just plain delicious. I've made various salad/mixed veggie dishes and they've turned out very well. I'll share the recipe of one of them. Feel free to get creative and do variations as that I what I've been doing. These are amounts for 2 people eating a meal sized salad, so just add more if you're cooking for more. … [click on title to read the rest]
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