Cooking Oil Key - © 2010 naked-cooking.blogspot.ca

I just read an online post (which apparently was written by someone getting paid by the word) purporting to tell foodie surfers which oils to use (and not use) for each of eight different cooking methods. Actually, all you need to know is which of three oils to use in every aspect of your cooking and baking…

Broccoli - © 2008 nymanfarms.com

Rarely does a week go by that one of my online subscription services doesn’t dump another ‘Eat Your Way Smarter’ or ‘Eat These Ten Foods to Enhance Your Brain Power’ story in my mailbox. I’m getting pretty tired of all the hype – so let’s deal with it…

Sugar Bear - © maggiejs.ca 2013

Here’s a brief follow-up on our recent post about the addictive power of Oreo Cookies – and, in fact, all high fat/sugar treats. Today, we take the ‘sugar’ thing a little farther, highlighting the insidious sub-chemistry of ‘hidden sugar’ in processed foods we eat every day…

We’ve already heard, from the medical community, that Coffee and Tea aren’t as bad for us in some ways) as we were led to believe through the 1990s. Diet Soft Drinks are another source of caffeine that we’ve traditionally been told to avoid. What can we do to manage our caffeine and still get our jolt?

Cooking Fat facts - © Discovery.com

So, I read this online article recently about how you can make fried foods healthier, see? And I got to thinking, isn’t this all, pretty much, common sense? And I asked myself if part of the problem with people not eating healthfully these days has more to do with lack of knowledge than lack of caring…