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A Mediterranean Pantry Makeover

The feasting of the holidays is gone and thoughts tend toward healthier eating. Set yourself up for success by making over your pantry. Shelves filled with flavorful items and flexible staples can help you prepare delicious, healthy meals more quickly and easily.
“Stock up on non-perishable items that have the fewest ingredients

Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Managing Type 2 Diabetes

An astonishing 40 percent of U.S. adults will develop diabetes in their lifetime.[1] Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease that results primarily from abdominal obesity, which leads to resistance to the hormone insulin. Poorly controlled type 2 diabetes is associated with a shockingly wide range of life-threatening complications,

Ask the EN Experts: Fenugreek and Health

Q. Are there any health benefits for fenugreek?

A. Many of the ingredients we use to flavor our foods may impart healthful properties. Fenugreek, a plant used in Middle Eastern and Indian cookery, is one such ingredient. Fenugreek is found as a component of commercially available curry

Environmental Nutrition Index January 2015 – December 2015

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Indian Cuisine, Healthy and Delicious

Fragrant curry, simmering dal, colorful tandoori, spicy korma’the aromatic, delicious foods of India, with their incredible range of spices, flavors, foods, colors, textures and ingredients, speak for themselves. More and more Indian restaurants are opening, and many Indian convenience foods are on our supermarket shelves. If you?re a regular at

Herb-Medication Interactions: What You Don?t Know Can Hurt You

(Part one of a two-part series on drug interactions.)Americans are taking herbal preparations more then ever, yet rarely inform their doctors, either because they view herbs as innocuous or because they fear the doctor’s disapproval. But besides occasional side effects from the herbs themselves, there lies a greater danger?interactions with

Pungent Spice May Help Lower Blood Sugar

Native to Asia and southern Europe, fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) has been used as a cooking spice and folk remedy for thousands of years. Commonly sold as the dried ripe seed, fenugreek has a flavor described as a cross between bitter celery and maple syrup. In fact, it is used in

ENs Annual A-To-Z Guide: Colorful Foods Fight Cancer And More

Each year a theme emerges amid the din of nutrition news.This year’s focus has been on phytonutrients, plant substances scientists arefinding have powerful benefits in combating chronic diseases and perhapsboosting immunity as well. The twist in 2001 was

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