Grilling is fun and can be delicious. With a few precautions, you can keep foodborne pathogens, fires and exposure to carcinogens from spoiling one of our best warm weather pastimes.
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The cooking oil you’re using may be releasing toxic chemicals. A recent study warns against using some of the most common vegetable oils for high heat cooking, such as frying and sautéing.
“But the oils that we’re cooking with – these corn oils – these are processed, horrible oils that contribute to inflammation. We need to redeem the reputation of good healthy fats like eggs and butter. Inflammation is a culprit in every major degenerative disease. Every single one.”
on May 15, 2015 in In The News, News, Nutrition, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture 0
“There have been two major studies in the last four years that have shown that saturated fat has no relationship to heart disease. We have just been sold a crock of you know what,” said Bowden. “And what we’ve been doing is replacing these normal, healthy fats from real whole foods such as eggs, nuts, […]
on May 14, 2015 in Forest Conservation, In The News, Sustainability, Wildlife Preservation 0
Nutritionists, dietitians and physicians around the world are trying to spread the word: What you’ve been taught about saturated fat and cholesterol is wrong. You do not need to avoid these foods. When I was a guest on Good Day Sacramento, I told the CBS viewers that saturated fats are fine to eat. I also […]
There are better choices, such as Malaysian sustainable palm oil. Palm oil is found in many foods. Because of its smooth texture, you can find it chocolate products, such as Nutella and some ice creams. It’s also flavor neutral. I suggest having several types of oils in your cabinet, so you make use of their […]
“I can see a number of potential benefits from using palm fruit oil – it is very heat stable, contains a number of phytonutrients, and is a heart-healthy option to use in place of toxic shortenings like margarine,” she wrote. The bestselling author also discussed environmental concerns and praised Malaysia’s palm oil industry for its […]
Here’s an excellent reason for stocking more sustainable Malaysian palm oil in your pantry. Over-heated cooking oils, including sunflower and olive oils, can be far more toxic than trans-fats. That’s the subject of a recent article published by the American Oil Chemists’ Society. The authors warn that common polyunsaturated and monounsaturated cooking oils are unstable […]
Farmers’ market season is here, making available the freshest summer produce. This is also a good time to do something good for your heart health. NBC 9 News’ Colorado viewers recently learned which farm-fresh foods should be on their shopping lists. Best-selling author and former host of TLC’s Honey, We’re Killing the Kids Dr. Felicia […]
Have your kids picked up a steady diet of junk food and video games this summer? A recent study by Harvard found that kids can gain weight three times faster during summer months than the school year. Nutrition expert and best-selling author Dr. Felicia Stoler visited Daybreak to give Colorado viewers advice on improving their […]