Winter is back again, with a vengeance. A great challenge we face during the winter is all the holiday treats, coupled with a drastic rise in homebound inactivity. The result is holiday flab. That’s right, the old blubber basket comes back and each year as we get older, it gets more difficult to lose. With […]
Almost everyone has heard how important vitamin D is for the healthy bones of our growing children, women around menopause, and for our aging population. What you may not have heard is the emerging evidence that vitamin D has a big effect on your muscles. Fairway Market’s incredible vitamin section has you covered. What started […]
Doesn’t it seem like butternut squash only sneaks up on you during the holiday season, along with all those fattening foods? That probably explains why it’s considered “guilty by association.” However, the fact is that butternut squash is so healthy and nutritious that it could and should become a mainstay of the diet throughout the […]
If I had to pick one food that, above all the rest, is my absolute favorite, plus the single food I eat the most of, it’s eggs. Eggs are loaded with healthy nutrition, and are so versatile in every way. Eggs supply some of the very best protein you can find in nature. Protein is […]
While published research on grapes points to them being rich in antioxidants and flavonoids, it’s the finding of a particular substance called “resveratrol” that has many health proponents excited. Resveratrol is a naturally occurring substance found primarily in the skin of the dark red and purple grape, and to a lesser extent in green grapes.
Before I even get to how amazingly healthy salmon is for you, I have to say that it is perhaps the single most versatile fish on the planet. It can be served in a traditional recipe for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Admittedly smoked salmon (lox) and bagels for breakfast, a salmon salad for lunch, and […]
What’s all the buzz about Greek yogurt? At Fairway Market, the shelves are full of Greek yogurt options. The luscious, creamy goodness just happens to be incredibly healthy. Greek yogurt is really just regular yogurt that undergoes a straining process using a cloth or filter. This process removes the watery whey component along with […]
The date, soft, sweet, and chewy, has enjoyed a popularity that reaches back nearly as far as our recorded history. The ancient Egyptians savored this flavorful fruit. Though it may not look as attractive as some other fruits that come to mind, the date, with its reddish-brown wrinkly skin and waxy sticky feel, is surprisingly […]
I’m a poultry lover. I eat poultry just about every day. It’s a critical source of protein for me, and for so many of the athletes I work with. But I have to say that, without a doubt, my absolute favorite type of poultry is the Cornish hen, and I have to tell you why.
Anthony Hopkins said about lamb in the movie “Meet Joe Black,” “…not as chewy as roast beef, not as boring as chicken.” Boy, was he right. When you’re getting tired of chicken and it seems too bland, yet red meat seems like too strong a taste, lamb will save the day. Lamb is a wonderful […]