Sponsored: Meals for guests who have diabetes

Q: I am having a friend over for dinner who has diabetes and was planning on serving a rotisserie chicken from the Ingles Deli and some side dishes. What would you recommend? 

Sponsored: 'Vegetarian fed' chicken

Q: When brands have “vegetarian fed” on chicken packages what does that mean?

Sponsored: Will becoming vegetarian protect me from getting Covid19?

Q: Will giving up meat and becoming vegetarian protect me from getting Covid19? 

Sponsored: (More) Reading Recommendations

6 Books worth reading if you like to learn more about medicine, food history, and agriculture.  Let me know what books you’ve been reading lately that have made an impression on you!

Sponsored: Recommended Reading

Here is a partial list of 12 of the books I’ve read over the past 12 months.  I tend to like non-fiction books about food, food history, science and medicine. What have you been reading lately? 

Sponsored: Healthy ways to gain weight

Q: My elderly mother has lost quite a bit of weight that she couldn’t really afford to lose and her doctor is concerned, so I’m trying to think of ways to help her gain some of that weight back. My mother currently lives alone. Do you have suggestions for food or meals that may help with this? 

Sponsored: Do You Need to Take Supplements?

Here are some reasons why you may need to take vitamin and mineral supplements:

Sponsored: Want to Learn More About Supplements?

Taking vitamin, mineral and herbal supplements sounds pretty harmless, right? We often see supplements on supermarket, superstore and pharmacy shelves that have labels implying that they can help with various medical conditions and are natural.

Sponsored: Should You Avoid MSG (Monosodium Glutamate)?

Are you a person who thinks you may be allergic or sensitive to MSG? First, let’s take a closer look at MSG (Monosodium Glutamate).

Sponsored: Spotting fad diets

Frequently I get asked what I think about diet books and fad diets. Since there are so many fad diets, here are tools and questions so you can decide for yourself whether this is a sustainable way of eating.

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