Soy what?  Can this popular meat substitute protect against prostate cancer?  For some people, soy is synonymous with health. So many labeled healthy foods are made from the popular Asian-native soybean, like tofu and soymilk. Soy is also a popular meat substitute, especially for burgers, hot dogs, and meatballs. Fermented soy is made into foods… [Read More]

Kobe, the Father.

I, like you, feel the pain of the tragic passing of an iconic basketball player in Kobe Bryant [I am tearing up as I write this]   The memories of his heroic play, day in and day out, are unforgettable for any sports fan. I love, I mean LOVE seeing greatness in anything. Seeing people… [Read More]

A recent study that caused all the hype was published by the Annals of Internal Medicine. A group of international researchers conducted five systematic reviews that examined the link between red and processed meat and various health issues, such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.  Their conclusion? According to the researchers, the existing evidence that… [Read More]

By the time you read this, I may be in a plane heading back to New York from Las Vegas, where I attended the A4M conference (anti-aging). I am taking a red-eye back (brutal. but had no choice). I can only do Vegas for three days max, and then it’s just overwhelming after that. At the A4M… [Read More]

I know many people love drinking soda, especially when paired with a good burger and fries. Or you would never go near soda, but drink tons of fruit juice, because 100% of fruit juice is “better for you.”  But much like everything in life, too much of a good thing is rarely good, and that… [Read More]

[Edible Fungi Chart from The New Student’s Reference Work, 1914. Source: Wikimedia Commons] I love mushrooms. They are one of the most underrated foods, in my opinion. Mushrooms are flavorful and versatile. They can be grilled, sautéed, roasted, and eaten raw.  And on the nutritional side, they are packed with many vital nutrients. This is… [Read More]

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