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 on January 17th at 4pm Eastern! By Sharon Palmer, RD, from The … [Read more...] about Plant Power Yourself into the New Year
Health and Nutrition
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 later - which is brilliant for the busy lifestyles we … [Read more...] about It’s Sweet Onion Time
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 onions have been … [Read more...] about Cholesterol, Prostate Cancer, and Aging
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 vegetables, onions have important vitamins and minerals. What makes … [Read more...] about What’s In An Onion That’s Good For Us?
Since May is Arthritis Awareness month, I wanted to share some recent news discovered about onions and how they may be able to help people with arthritis and other diseases. For more information about the research in this article, click here: //www.onions-usa.org/contact/contact.php Onions are a … [Read more...] about Arthritis Awareness Month
Onion is a super veggie in its' own right, but sadly it is thought of as a flavor-enhancing condiment or appetizer, instead of a full-fledged vegetable. So, as a toast to creating a healthy lifestyle and to celebrate March being Nutrition Month, I wanted to share a few health facts about onions with … [Read more...] about March is Nutrition Month – Celebrate with Onions!