Tag: Food

11 Foods for Thyroid Health—And 3 To Avoid

11 Foods for Thyroid Health—And 3 To Avoid If you have thyroid issues, the foods you eat can affect how you feel. By Maria Masters Medically reviewed by Isabel Casimiro, MD, PhD Your thyroid needs iodine to work properly and produce enough thyroid hormone for your body’s needs, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). If you don’t get enough iodine, you risk hypothyroidism or a goiter…

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16 Foods That Reduce Bloating—And 8 That Cause It

16 Foods That Reduce Bloating—And 8 That Cause It Keep your digestive system humming along by eating flat-belly foods and avoiding those that cause bloat. By Charlene K. Petitjean Bloating is totally normal and common. There are a number of factors that contribute to bloating—including eating your food too quickly and menstrual bleeding. But some foods pack a lot of carbohydrates, often…

Tuna Melt on Cornbread 

Tuna Melt on Cornbread Recipe Courtesy of Taste of Home Try our rendition of an open-faced tuna melt. Serve it on cornbread for a quick lunch or dinner. Ingredients For Tuna Melt on Cornbread 1 package (8-1/2 ounces) cornbread/muffin mix 2 cans (5 ounces each) light water-packed tuna, drained and flaked 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup chopped celery 2 tablespoons…

Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Pie 

Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Pie Recipe Courtesy of Food Network Try a cool new take on pumpkin pie: This one is made with vanilla frozen yogurt and sets in the freezer, like an ice cream cake. Ingredients 8 ounces gingersnap cookies, broken (about 2 1/2 cups) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons light-brown sugar 1 cup canned pumpkin…

Chicken Tuscan Pasta Bake 

Chicken Tuscan Pasta Bake Recipe Courtesy of Rachel Cooks Creamy, flavorful, and healthy, Chicken Tuscan Pasta Bake is perfect to eat right away or to prep ahead and freeze for another day. Great for sharing with people in need of a meal, too. Ingredients ▢ 1 package (13.25 oz) whole wheat penne pasta ▢ 1.25 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces ▢ 1 small…

Potassium-Rich Foods Boost Women’s Heart Health

Potassium-Rich Foods Boost Women’s Heart Health Written by Katharine Lang on July 25, 2022 — Fact checked by Ferdinand Lali, Ph.D. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. Diets high in sodium increase a person’s risk of high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. With the widespread consumption of processed foods, many people find it hard to limit their…

How a Carotenoid Diet May Boost Women’s Health

How a Carotenoid Diet May Boost Women’s Health Written by Annie Lennon on July 25, 2022 — Fact checked by Patricia Weiser, PharmD Researchers reviewed studies investigating the effects of carotenoids on women’s health outcomes. They found that higher carotenoid intake may reduce the risk of developing multiple health conditions. They concluded that given the high probability to help and low probability of harm, approaches targeting…

Dragon Roll

Dragon Roll Recipe Courtesy of Delish Uramaki (“inside out”) is a Westernized style of sushi roll where the rice is on the outside of the nori. Uramaki arguably reaches a peak of extravagance with the dragon roll, with its gorgeous “scales” of thinly sliced mango and avocado and drizzle of sriracha mayo. The roll is wrapped in classic vinegar-seasoned rice and…

Sweet Potato Bowl

Sweet Potato Bowl Recipe Courtesy of Chelsea’s Messy Apron Out of all the dinner recipes on my blog, those sweet potato burrito bowls are the most frequently made meal in my home. I make them for dinner often and even more so, I’ll make a double batch on Sunday and that will be our lunches for the week. It’s a…