Tag: sushi

Reading List: Soda Linked To Early Death, BPA Ban Faces Resistance and More People Going Organic

by in Food News, April 30, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Study finds high mercury levels in restaurant sushi, organic produce sales rise and food companies voluntarily cut salt before government sets standards

Katie's Healthy Bites: Eat Your Sea Vegetables

by in Uncategorized, October 11, 2009

We often talk about the health benefits of dark, leafy greens, but what about seaweed? Sea vegetables top the list of nutrient-dense veggies. Here are ways to enjoy them.

Healthy Pregnancy: Foods to Avoid

by in Healthy Pregnancy, September 9, 2009

What can’t I eat now? That’s one of the first questions that pops into your mind when you find out you’re pregnant. Sure, you cut out the alcohol and avoid caffeine, but what about those foods that might have lurking bacteria? Here are some of the foods I skip to cut back the risks.

Spotlight Recipe: Vegetable Sushi Rolls

by in Healthy Recipes, June 15, 2009

In this sushi recipe, the raw fish is switched with a variety of vitamin-packed veggies — radishes, carrots, scallions, peppers and some avocado. Don’t forget about nori (sushi’s green wrapper). This traditional Japanese sea vegetable is high in fiber, potassium and vitamins A and C (both antioxidants).