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Cooking Oils: Differences and Uses
Cooking Oils: Differences and Uses
Growing up, you likely only encountered a couple of kinds of cooking oil. But these days, with many people who are more health conscious and who have a better understanding of food, there are a host of different types of oils available in the market. Choosing the bes [read more]
Sea Salt vs. Table Salt
Sea Salt vs. Table Salt
Salt: Civilizations were established around it, wars were waged because of it, and a number of English idioms (“worth one’s salt,” “salt of the earth,” “above the salt”) reference it and its value. Before refrigeration was in [read more]
Is Coconut Sugar a Healthier Alternative?
Is Coconut Sugar a Healthier Alternative?
It seems like every decade or so, there is a food group that is viewed as a villain in the diet world. In the ’80s, it was fat. In the early ’00s, it was carbs. Now, it seems to be added sugar—but with good reason: Studies show that excessive sugar [read more]
Making the Most of Multi-Use Ingredients
Making the Most of Multi-Use Ingredients
A year ago, essential oils seemed to be just a hippie-dippy trend, making their rounds among those who were moving towards natural beauty and products with no harmful chemicals. Today, with more research seeming to prove their efficacy and growing anecdotal evidence [read more]
Pantry Staples for Healthy Eating
Pantry Staples for Healthy Eating
One of the barriers to healthy eating is that some people think healthier food tends to be flavorless and unexciting. This may come from years of eating food loaded with sodium and added sugar—taste buds have been trained to enjoy foods with excessive flavoring [read more]
How Much Should Your Child Be Eating?
How Much Should Your Child Be Eating?
Kids’ nutrition is very important as the nutrients they get are a big factor in their growth and development. We all know that kids should be getting a balanced diet, but what exactly does that mean? The Straits Times, a newspaper in Singapore, published an in [read more]