Tim Santo

Can Plants Clean Your Air?
Friday, June 7, 2013 - 17:47
Do You Know What Is In Your Green Tea?
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 13:38
More than a third of American adults and nearly one child in five are now obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Monday, May 20, 2013 - 13:39

According to the Department of Agriculture, in 1970 the food supply provided 2,086 calories per person per day, on average. By 2010, this amount had risen to 2,534 calories, an increase of more than 20 percent. Consuming an extra 448 calories each day could add nearly 50 pounds to the average adult in a year.




Speaking of pickles....
Monday, May 13, 2013 - 11:16

You say you always wanted to pickle your own vegies?

Look no further


The 7 Minute Exercise Program
Monday, May 13, 2013 - 11:13

For those of you short on time, but looking to exercise, here is a 7 minute solution. Just remember that not all these exercises may be beneficial for you. The idea is to get stronger, not become injured. Bring this in on your next visit and we can design a program that gets you doing as many of these as possible.


Where the Germs Hide In Your Kitchen
Friday, April 26, 2013 - 20:17

It's true.

A Clean Kitchen is A Healthy Kitchen.

You might be a great cleaner, but are you looking in the right places? Those critters can be hard to spot

Find out here  http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/12/where-germs-hide-in-your-kitchen/

The Cinnamon Challenge
Monday, April 22, 2013 - 12:19

Another thing for parents to aware of. This is apparently making the rounds among school age kids.

For those with children who have asthma or other breathing issues this is important information


How Do We Spend Our Money On Food?
Monday, March 11, 2013 - 12:35

A very interesting question.

Some very good thoughts on the changes over the past 100 years for The Atlantic


Take Care Of Your Knee!
Friday, March 8, 2013 - 12:41

Knee pain can create problems for spinal alignment. When the pain causes you to change the way you walk (your gait), the spine has to adapt. This can put a lot of stress on the spinal column. There are some good tips in this article about dealing with arthritis in the knee


Rainbow Potato Roast
Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 13:42

Rainbow Potato Roast



Each different type of potato here has its own distinctive flavor and texture as well as color. Some will roast more quickly than others but it doesn’t matter to me if certain pieces in the mix become very soft. My favorite mix here consists of sweet potato, purple potatoes, fingerlings, Yukon golds and red bliss.


1 garlic clove, cut in half

1 1/2 pounds mixed white, yellow, purple, red and sweet potatoes (Yukon golds, fingerlings, red potatoes etc.), peeled if desired and cut in 1-inch pieces (I peel sweet potatoes but not potatoes with smooth skins.)

Salt and freshly ground pepper

2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 ounce Parmesan, grated (1/4 cup) (optional)

1.Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Rub a 2- or 3-quart baking dish or gratin with the cut side of the garlic and then brush with olive oil. Alternatively, line a sheet pan with parchment and omit the garlic. Place the potatoes in a large bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper, add the sage and 2 tablespoons of the olive oil and toss again. Arrange in the baking dish or on the baking sheet.

2.Bake 40 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes. If you are using a baking dish some of the potatoes might stick, but just coax them away from the dish with your spoon.

3.Add the remaining oil and the cheese if using, stir together and bake another 10 minutes, until the potatoes are crispy on the edges. Serve hot or warm.

Yield:Serves 4

Advance preparation:These are best when sizzling and crispy from the oven but they can be reheated if you need to make them ahead.

Nutritional information per serving:237 calories; 10 grams fat; 1 gram saturated fat; 1 gram polyunsaturated fat; 7 grams monounsaturated fat; 0 milligrams cholesterol; 35 grams carbohydrates; 5 grams dietary fiber; 94 milligrams sodium (does not include salt to taste); 3 grams protein

Martha Rose Shulmanis the author of “The Very Best of Recipes for Health.”



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