Berries, Berries, Berries!

I contend that there are many reasons why May is the best month of the year. It’s my birthday month, after all, and the whole month has rather a festive, playful atmosphere about it. There are all manner of green trees, lawns, and shrubs, blossoms carrying the promise of more flowers to come, and, in… Read more

Dietary Fiber – A Must in a Healthy Diet

An opening line from almost any nutritionist includes some concern for us to get plenty ot the macronutrients: protein, carbohydrate, fat, and oh, yes, fiber. It seems to me that most discussions about healthy eating spend more time weighing and balancing the first three groups, with little emphasis on fiber.  Still, fiber is a vitally… Read more

Life-Giving Coconut Water

Some foods, just like some people, get richer and finer the longer you know them.  Their gifts seem endless, and just when the list of them seem to be exhausted, there comes a fine parade of new and wonderful, earlier unnoticed treasures. So it is with coconuts.  Two years ago I discovered the benefits of… Read more