June 2020 – world cuisine
world cuisine

How to Create a Foolproof Meal Plan for Healthy Eating

Whenever I tell people I am a registered dietitian who works with private clients, people assume I hand out meal plans and tell people to follow them. While this approach does work for short periods, it’s not ideal long term. The…

The verdict on 3 new Atlanta restaurants: the Betty, Botica, and Soul: Food & Culture

Located on the first floor of the new Kimpton Sylvan, the Betty is a hotel restaurant inspired by the midcentury supper club—and if none of the preceding description particularly lights your fire, know that chef Brandon Chavannes (St. Cecilia, King +…

Fruit and vegetable farmers weather the COVID-19 storm

Along with facing the usual weather challenges, Canadian fruit and vegetable farmers had to contend with labour shortages in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nevertheless, farmers adapted: compared with 2019, fruit and vegetable sales were down 0.8% to $2.5 billion, while harvest area…

Grapes Are Inflammation Squelchers, Helping Ward Off Disease

Eating polyphenol-rich grapes can reduce inflammation that contributes to a variety of health problems, including type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis, and high blood pressure, suggests past animal research. Harvard notes too that long-term, chronic inflammation is associated with conditions including heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and…

Tangerines Can Help Support Metabolic Health

A flavonoid in this citrus fruit may help protect the body against the group of risk factors known as metabolic syndrome, which includes high fasting blood sugar, high triglyceride levels, and high blood pressure, according to previous animal research. When researchers fed…

13 Great Tasting Green Foods(1)

It’s a smart idea to make a rainbow of your diet, but you may want to focus on the color “green”. These 13 foods are not only delicious, but full of vitamins and nutrients. It doesn’t matter if it’s a…

Focus of Nigeria Nutritious Food Fair: Getting Biofortified Foods on the Table

Paul Ilona, the country manager of HarvestPlus Nigeria, was standing on a dirt path near a busy road in Ibadan, Nigeria. He was across the road from the campus of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), where the fifth…