Three Stress Free Ways to Becoming a Better Cook

From what I have observed in the past 10 years as a nutritionist advocating more home cooked meals, I’m thinking that spending more time in the kitchen, especially now while staying inside, is not a welcomed change. And, if it hasn’t happened yet, I’m sure boredom with either more take out or more cooking will […]

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Learning More About the Blue Zone of Sardinia

Sardinia, Italy’s second largest island after Sicily, mainly hosts travelers as a vacation spot known for it’s for its beaches and its emerald coast – I visited for a completely different reason. I was on a mission to see as much of the interior of the island as possible. In particular, I wanted to visit […]

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Culinary Medicine Workshops To Be Offered to The General Public

This week the first in a series of culinary medicine workshops (sponsored through Glenview Cardiology and Northwestern Medical Systems) was presented to physicians and health professionals. It was very well received. Quarterly workshops will be held for the general population beginning in February. I’ll be sure to post the dates, time, etc. when I have […]

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Why Food Could Be The Best Medicine of All

The power of food as medicine gained scientific credibility in 2002, when the U.S. government released results of a study that pitted a diet and exercise program against a drug treatment for Type 2 diabetes. Among people at high risk of developing diabetes, those taking metformin lowered their risk of actually getting diabetes by 31% […]

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The National Vegetarian Museum Has Traveled to Northbrook, IL

The National Vegetarian Museum has traveled to the Northbrook library! Join us for a tour and learn about the history of Vegetarianism in Chicago – who would have thought! Learn about the benefits of plant based nutrition for your personal health and also for sustaining the environment. Health Benefits of Plant-Based Nutrition | Carol D’Anca […]

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