Eating Well for a Healthy Prostate

As men age, we become increasingly aware of health issues that are specific to us, stemming from that walnut-sized gland located under the bladder: the prostate. It can become infected and inflamed, causing prostatitis; increase in size, causing benign prostatic hyperplasia; and/or it can become cancerous. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer… Continue reading Eating Well for a Healthy Prostate

Why Eat Fermented Foods?

Fermented foods can be found in the gastronomic traditions of practically every culture around the world. Sauerkraut, kimchi, yogurt, kombucha and whole grain, slow-fermented breads are all delicious foods in which beneficial bacteria have been carefully nurtured for flavor and nutrition. Through the process of fermentation, bacteria have a special role to play, somewhere between… Continue reading Why Eat Fermented Foods?