Glaucoma, a serious eye condition, causes fluid pressure to build up inside the eye (intraocular pressure). Over time this can damage the optic nerve and is one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide. Currently, 57.5 million people have glaucoma. Researchers looked at data from the 2005-2006 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). They … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. We have reviewed Garden Lites products a number of times over the years. The company continues to innovate, offering an ever-expanding line of vegetable-based, gluten-free foods. We recently tasted four new … Read More

In the US most of us eat celery raw, in salads or as an ingredient in soups. Worldwide it has more prominence. In France, mirepoix, made from finely chopped celery, carrots and onions is a staple in many dishes. Few Cajun dishes, such as jambalaya and gumbo are made without the vital three – celery, … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Ancient Harvest introduced quinoa into the US over 35 years ago. Today they continue to innovate with POW! Mac and Cheese, pasta made from red lentil flour and quinoa flour. POW! … Read More

As our food choices become increasingly more global and our taste for ethnic dishes grows, many recipes are suggesting sauces that you may have had little experience using. Ketchup, an all American favorite is being dressed up with ginger, fiery pepper and even truffles. Many Caribbean dishes call for banana ketchup, made from bananas rather … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Vea snacks, created with globally-inspired ingredients, were introduced to the market in the summer of 2017. The entire Vea line contains no artificial colors or flavors, is Non-GMO Project Verified, and … Read More

Appetite is defined as the desire to eat. Your desire to eat should be driven by hunger. When enough time has passed from your last meal or snack, your body sends signals that it needs to be refueled. Actual hunger usually occurs 4 to 6 hours after the last time you ate. But, it is … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. In the early 1960s, Washington State offered a modern day homesteading lottery. The winners would be deeded 160 acres of farmland in central Washington. Karl Dorsing was one of the lucky … Read More

Binge drinking, five or more drinks on one occasion for men and four of more drinks for women, not only suggests risky alcohol use but it is occurring with greater frequency in all age groups. Though binge drinking is often associated with college-aged adults, the prevalence of binge drinking in those over 60 is increasing … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. GoGo squeeZ was the first company in the US to introduce squeezable, re-closable, fruit in a pouch, a portable snack kids love. GoGo squeeZ has added YougurtZ to its lineup, a … Read More