Foods that Calm a Nervous Tummy

When my daughter is nervous or feeling stressed, she often experiences digestive upset. Her tummy hurts and her stools get a little loose. The symptoms appear about a week before big events, like a dance performance, leaving for sleepaway camp, or the first day of school. To help calm her nervous tummy and firm...

This Cooking Technique Removes Calories From Rice

Scientists have good news for people who consume rice as a staple in their diets, as they have found a new way to cook the food that makes it healthier.

Is This The Worst “Diet” of All Time?

The AND supports the Rice Diet, with few concerns such that it is “difficult to follow” and that it is low in vitamin D and calcium.

Study Finds Vitamin Intervention Could Save a Million Lives Annually

The health effects of nutritional deficiencies are not only something that affect people in Africa, India and Afghanistan; it’s also a serious issue in industrialized countries like the US.

Why You Should Start Cooking With Black Rice

Researchers have found that black rice may offer up even more antioxidant protection than blueberries!

6 Easy Steps to Improved Digestion

If you experience digestive disorders, you may benefit from experimenting with with a FODMAPS diet.

Recipe: High Antioxidant Black Bean Patties with Pineapple Orange Rice

This vegetarian meal is quick, easy and satisfying. Black beans are high in antioxidants. For a more savory rice, you can add some minced red onion and saute with the pineapple. Add a fresh green salad and enjoy!

Fiber Packed Brown and Wild Rice Cranberry Walnut Salad

Both wild rice and brown rice are whole grains and provide a healthy dose of fiber. Plus they have a rich nutty flavor that complements the cranberries, walnuts and the citrus dressing. You can substitute your favorite nuts, such as almonds, pecans or pine nuts if you like.

Heart Healthy Rice That’s Nutty and Nice

Wild rice, like brown rice, is whole-grain and packed with fiber. This dish is an excellent substitute for bread stuffing and white rice.