Category: Diet & Food

Here's Where You Can Buy Pinot Grigio Donuts Next Week

The same bakery that brought us Prosecco Donuts last year is releasing another boozy baked good to celebrate one of our go-to summer drinks: Pinot Grigio. New York’s The Doughnut Project is selling a brand-new Pinot Grigio Donut for $4.75 each made with cheesecake filling, Cavit Pinot Grigio glaze and topped off with a meringue

The Gut Bacteria and Depression Connection

Research is increasingly showing a mind-body connection. Did you know, for example, that depression could be a result of bacteria in your gut? In 2012, scientists at University College Cork discovered that brain levels of serotonin, or the ‘happy hormone,’ are regulated by the amount of bacteria in the gut during early life. In other

Monday Meals: Cauliflower for the Cauliflower Haters

Cauliflower is everywhere! You may have noticed that in the last 5 years the crunchy, white cruciferous veg has jumped from the crudités platter to the center of the entree. Its ability to masquerade as rice or mashed potatoes propelled it to fame during the low-carb craze and many adventuring chefs continue to play with its

Turmeric: Miracle Spice or Herbal Myth?

All of a sudden, this yellow stuff is everywhere. It’s being stirred into your smoothies and heaped into products at your favorite health-food store. It’s in every hot recipe from curries to cocktails. But this herb is certainly not new. So what’s the deal with turmeric as a health trend? Turmeric (also known as curcuma longa) is a

Dairy Queen Is Selling Jurassic Park-Themed Blizzards

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom doesn’t come out until June 22, but you can celebrate early with Dairy Queen’s summer Blizzard menu. The line-up is coming to ice cream shops this summer and features three brand-new swirls and two returning favorites. The raptor-approved (probably) “Jurassic Chomp” dish is DQ’s largest candy mix-in ever, the brand says,

Knowledge is Power: How Fat Can Work For You

Dr. Sylvia Tara became fascinated with fat because she has always gained weight easier than everyone else. After trying several diets unsuccessfully, she wanted to understand more. Because she’s a biochemist by training, Dr. Tara had the tools to conduct her research. After several years, what she uncovered was so astounding that she decided to

Celiac Disease and Women

If not for my mother-in-law’s diagnosis of celiac disease 10 years ago, my kids wouldn’t be as healthy as they are now. At 3 ½, my daughter was losing weight and we were getting concerned. My mother-in-law’s celiac diagnosis meant that all family members had to get tested. My daughter’s numbers were elevated for celiac,