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Can You Catch COVID-19 From Raw Food-Heres What to Know About Food Safety

Can You Catch COVID-19 From Raw Food? Here’s What to Know About Food Safety

From the stock clerk in the grocery store to the delivery person transporting your takeout, your food meets a multitude of hands before it tops your plate. If one of those handlers is harboring the novel coronavirus, can the food become contaminated — and then infect you? Read on… Dr. Jennifer Logan, MD, MPH is …

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15 Surprisingly Healthy Foods

15 Surprisingly Healthy Foods

A healthy diet doesn’t have to be boring. 1/15 Pasta A healthy diet doesn’t have to be boring. Some foods that may seem like guilty pleasures can be good for you. What matters is how you prepare them and how often they’re on your table. Take pasta: It’s low in fat and salt and keeps …

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The Best Habits for Athletes Over 40

Life is less forgiving after 40. It’s a myth you can’t gain fitness, lose weight, change careers or change yourself past a certain age; but I do think those changes get harder. Your body doesn’t absorb and shrug off abuse as well as it did years ago. There’s more at stake when changing relationships and …

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What You Can and Cannot Freeze

A commonly asked question is, “Which are the foods that freeze well?” Read on… By Erin Fullam Or, “Which foods DON’T freeze well?” We also hear, “Wow, can you really freeze THAT?” Here at Once a Month Meals we tend to make our own rules and break a few others when it comes to freezing …

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19 Best Body and Brain Superfoods

Did you know that your brain is the most expensive real estate in your body? It uses up to 20 to 30 percent of the calories you consume. And, just like your body doesn’t benefit from junk food, neither does your brain. One lesser-known fact about obesity is that it negatively impacts cognitive function. If you …

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Fat-Fighting Foods

Greek Yogurt Greek yogurt has almost twice as much protein as other yogurts. It takes longer to leave your stomach, keeping you satisfied longer. Plus, you burn more calories digesting protein than carbs. Choose nonfat, low-fat, and low-sugar types. 2/27 Quinoa Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is a nutritional all-star that belongs in your weight loss plan. …

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Filling Foods that won’t fill you out

1/16 Oatmeal A bowl of this stuff in the morning can keep you going all day. Part of the reason is all the fiber. It fills you up and lets your body absorb the oatmeal’s nutrients more slowly. That keeps your energy steady. It may even help you eat fewer calories over the course of …

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Awesome Eggs – 6 Easy Ways

Eggs are nutritious, tasty and easy to prepare. Read on… 1/13 Perfectly Poached Who needs eggs Benedict? Try zesty, light eggs Italiano. Fresh zucchini and plum tomatoes stand in for heavy hollandaise sauce and Canadian bacon. For a perfect poach, heat 2 to 3 inches of water in a large saucepan until it boils. Turn down …

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Know your Leafy Greens

1/16 What’s So Great About Greens? They’re super foods at their finest, rich in all kinds of vitamins and minerals. High in fiber and low in calories, greens can help manage your weight while special plant compounds may lower your risk of some cancers, heart disease, and osteoporosis (a disease that causes brittle bones). And yes, …

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Best and Worst Salads for Your Health

“The fruit adds sweetness and antioxidants. The nuts give you protein, fiber, and healthy fat. This mix of nutrients makes your salad more satisfying and healthy. In fact, research shows that eating nuts regularly can help fend off heart disease and cancer”  read on… 1/18 Is Salad Really a Healthy Choice? That depends on what …

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