Registered dietitians provide nutrition therapy that helps reduce chronic disease and health costs, RD Seanne Safaii writes in observing Registered Dietitian Day today. She writes that data show that medical nutrition therapy leads to less use of hospital and physician services.
While olive oil may be the most popular choice when choosing an oil in the kitchen, chefs looking to add unique flavor to dishes should reach for sesame oil. Use it raw to let the smoky, nutty flavor come through in a stir-fry or as a marinade for steak.
U.S. Olympic Council chef Jacque Hamilton dishes out tasty and healthy recipes just in time for the Summer Games. Roasted brussels sprouts, Chicken stir-fry and Baja chicken salad all incorporate nutritious ingredients that satisfy the taste buds of the entire 600-athlete American delegation.
Perfecting stir-fry requires attention to detail, including how hot you keep your wok, the amount you stir vegetables, and how to cut and prepare the meat. This food writer shares cooking tips and offers a favorite recipe for Shrimp and chicken stir-fry.
Broccoli, with its isothiocyanates, is a super vegetable loaded with vitamins A and C and fiber. The isothiocyanates help neutralize cancer-causing substances. Try it in a stir-fry with honey, olive oil, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar and pine nuts. Cauliflower, cabbage, kale, brussels sprouts and bok choy are alternatives to broccoli that offer similar health benefits.