Shrimp and Beans

I currently work at an eye clinic where I am constantly reminded of how an imbalance in your blood pressure or insulin can have irreparable effects on your vision. Instead of taking a supplement, I decided to find out if the classic trope of carrots benefiting ocular health had any science behind it. It turns out, not…

Fish Taco Bowl

Cabbage has spiked my interest because my grandmother was recently diagnosed with HER2+, ER- bilateral breast cancer. Cabbage is a cruciferous vegetable which more closely related to kale and broccoli than its doppelgänger, lettuce.  Like other vegetables in the cruciferous family, cabbage is loaded with various nutrients that can potentially protect against cancer: apigenin, sulforaphane, 3,3′-diindolylmethane (DIM). Apigenin…

Korean Chicken Thighs with Asparagus

Asparagus is high in B vitamins, vitamin C, beta-carotene, vitamin E, and the minerals zinc, manganese, and selenium. Explore some of the benefits of B vitamins in this recipe.

Bell Pepper Nachos

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