Category Archives: Health and Nutrition

Join Me Tomorrow for #OnionChat

Since the beginning of the year I’ve been feeling kinda sluggish.  Admittedly, the holidays were busy at my house, but thankfully, I don’t feel like I ate overate or ate too many sweets.  Maybe it’s post-holiday blahs, or maybe it’s … Continue reading

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Plant Power Yourself into the New Year

Happy New Year! In the spirit of putting the best foot forward this year, I’m delighted to have Sharon Palmer, RD as a guest blogger. I’m even more excited to announce that Sharon and I are  co-hosting a Twitter Party #onionchat … Continue reading

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It’s Sweet Onion Time

Straight from New York City, I am excited to introduce you to Dana Jacobi, my guest blog post author this week!  Dana is the author of 10 best-selling cookbooks.  Her most recent book, “Cook & Freeze” has 150 delicious dishes to serve now and … Continue reading

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Cholesterol, Prostate Cancer, and Aging

What do onions, cholesterol, prostate cancer, and getting older have in common?  Lots!  And after a lengthy hiatus, the Onionista is back and ready to shed some light on these topics. Properties of onion in relationship to cholesterol   –   The organosulfur compounds found in … Continue reading

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What’s In An Onion That’s Good For Us?

Some people get tears in their eyes thinking about chopping an onion, while others think about getting bad breath from eating them. Well, I suppose I am quite biased, but I say chop, chop!  Eat more onions!  Like other fruits and … Continue reading

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