Trace Minerals Lend Big Boost To Nutrition

By Catharine L. Kaufman—a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink If the word minerals makes you think of copper plumbing or crystal geodes, turn your imagination inward and you’ll discover that 14 distinct minerals are among the essential … Read More

Save Water, Health & Time

By Dina Eliash Robinson Water—clean, uncontaminated and fit to drink—is the world’s most precious, and increasingly scarce commodity. As the planet heats up and its population grows, we’re in danger of running out of this … Read More

Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution

English chef Jamie Oliver has come to the U.S. to start a revolution, to help save America’s children from obesity and other food-related Illnesses. His successful efforts in the U.K. has resulted in improved school … Read More

Quinoa—An Ancient “Staff Of Life”

By Catharine L. Kaufman (a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink) It’s a seed! It’s a protein! It’s SUPERFOOD! Imagine unpacking and listing the nutritional contents of a plant consisting of edible leaves and clusters of seeds commonly … Read More

Get Out Of The Pits With Avocados

by Catharine L. Kaufman—a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink Here in California, summer overwhelms us with bountiful vegetables and fruits—including nutrition-packed avocados. These awesome green beauties—or at least the seven locally grown varieties which range from the … Read More