Scientific Studies Favor Organics

by Dina Eliash Robinson European Union-funded studies of organic and conventional crops, grown in side by side plots, showed antioxidant levels 20 percent to 40 percent higher in organic wheat, tomatoes, potatoes, cabbage and lettuce. … Read More

Eating Smart!

by Dina Eliash Robinson • Who Needs Fluorides? Keep your teeth cavity-free with organic pomegranate juice. In addition to antioxidants, this exotic fruit also packs polyphenol, mighty killer of the Streptococcus mutans bacteria which is … Read More

Organics–What’s So Special?

by Dina Eliash Robinson Who knew that going from ‘farming’ to ‘agribusiness’ would end up poisoning consumers and polluting the environment? A perfect case of good intentions paving the road to… well, you know… Because … Read More

Let’s Talk Turkey

By Catharine L. Kaufman—a.k.a. Your Kitchen Shrink (Thought that it would be an appropriate week to reprint Catharines’s 2008 take on the Turkey. Enjoy……Dina!) It’s that time again when turkeys are flying off the supermarket … Read More

Eat Less To Live Longer & Stay Healthy

by Dina Eliash Robinson Scientists have repeatedly proven that reducing food intake on a long-term basis leads to longevity and better health. This was shown in early experiments with flies, earth-worms and in the 1930s, … Read More

The Globalization of Breakfast

Depending upon our national, regional or ethnic backgrounds, most of us grow up with very definite ideas about what is or isn’t a proper breakfast food. Well, get ready to move out of your morning … Read More

Kid-Friendly School Lunches

By Catharine L. Kaufman — a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink Dear Kitchen Shrink: Yiikes! I really need a refresher course on school lunches because last year I earned a D+. My son’s friends said his lunches … Read More