Philip J Tuso, MD; Mohamed H Ismail, MD; Benjamin P Ha, MD; Carole Bartolotto, MA, RD Perm J 2013 Spring; 17(2):61-66 Abstract The objective of this article is to present to physicians an update on plant-based diets. Concerns about the rising cost of health care are being voiced nationwide, even as unhealthy lifestyles are contributing […]
By Victoria Fiore For most of my adult life, I battled health and weight issues. Since about 18 years old, I fluctuated in weight and clothing sizes, and it was ever so frustrating. I tried so many things, like long workouts in the gym, weight-loss pills, restricting carbs, and so on. I was doing anything […]
Fortunately over the past three weeks here in Italy my language skills have greatly improved and have allowed an hour long conversation (more like an interview) with a woman in the small fishing town of Scilla (pronounced “Sheila”) about her diet and her daily life here. It was absolute confirmation of all that is written about […]
Although I’ve given up eating eggs I can’t help but think if we had eggs like what these chickens could lay I might eat one once in awhile! This was taken today on a country road in Italy. What a great scene!
We have learned so much from our chefs at the Hotel SanFrancesco. They have been not only gracious and patient with us but they are masters at their craft. It’s not just about recipes. It’s about technique, a love for what you are doing and a relationship with the surroundings that provide the ingredients.Vegetables are […]
It’s amazing what we are learning about cooking here in Italy. The techniques will be so useful when we get back and the trip itself is fabulous!