Dandelions! Loved by children and hated by meticulous gardeners, this weed has a new fan group: cooks. Have you noticed dandelion leaves in your produce section or on the menu at your favorite restaurant? This incredibly nutritional plant is definitely making a comeback. Here’s why you should cook some for dinner tonight! The leaves and roots of the dandelion (Taraxacum officinalis) have been used medicinally for centuries to treat liver, gallbladder, kidney problems, joint problems, weak digestion...
by on December 7th, 2009 at 06:12 am

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  • Superfood of the Week: Dandelion Greens
    Dandelions! Loved by children and hated by meticulous gardeners, this weed has a new fan group: cooks. Have you noticed dandelion leaves in your produce section or on the menu at your favorite restaurant? This incredibly...
    by at December 7th, 2009 at 06:12 am
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    Tips to Beat the Holiday Blues
    It’s the “most wonderful time of the year” and depression is rampant. Between the early darkness, family drama and the financial stress that goes along with shopping season, many people find their mood taking a turn...
    by at December 2nd, 2009 at 09:12 am
  • Superfood of the Week: Tomatoes
      We can all agree there’s nothing quite like a ripe heirloom tomato with a little sprinkling of salt. Tomatoes are one of my favorite foods to cook because they’re super versatile. Tomatoes didn’t make...
    by at September 28th, 2009 at 01:09 am
  • Forget Food Trends, Eat the Rainbow!
    It’s hard to keep up with the latest and greatest foods. One day it’s a tropical acai berry and the next it’s a synthetic vitamin packed energy drink. So when patients ask me how much they should be eating,...
    by at August 10th, 2009 at 06:08 am
  • WellWired-TV: Do You Have a Leaky Gut?
    Do you have a leaky gut? Learn the multiple causes of leaky gut syndrome and how to test for it.  Understand how your GI system works and if your digestive problems are due to leaky gut with Dr. Igor Schwartzman. Dr. Igor...
    by at August 8th, 2009 at 01:08 am