Nutritional News

How Fat May Hurt the Brain, and How Exercise May Help


Obesity may have harmful effects on the brain, and exercise may counteract many of those negative effects, according to sophisticated new neurological experiments with mice, even when the animals do not lose much weight. While it’s impossible to know if human brains respond in precisely the same way to fat and physical activity, the findings offer one more reason to get out and exercise. Learn More

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Mushrooms With Gremolata and Quinoa

When I discovered how delicious Brussels sprouts are when the edges are lightly browned, whether by pan-roasting or oven-roasting, they became a top winter vegetable in my house. Both the Brussels sprouts and the mushrooms roast quickly in a hot oven. I roast them separately so that the juice from the mushrooms doesn’t prevent the Brussels sprouts from browning properly. You can serve the roasted vegetables with quinoa but I also love them with polenta, pasta and other grains. Se the full recipe CLICK HERE.