Diet & Nutrition

Little Recipes with Local Chef Agustin Romo

Quinoa Steamed Rice Looking for a simple way to make your white rice healthier? Try the following recipe by local chef and Long Beach native, Chef Agustin! Quinoa Steamed Rice Ingredients: 1.5 cup rice 1/2 cup quinoa 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 2.5 cup water Stir, turn on and next thing […]

Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.

Popular food journalist Michael Pollan has proposed that our focus on “nutritionism” (a focus on individual nutrients rather than whole foods) is the basis for America’s health problems. Through his years of qualitative research, he has suggested the following rules of thumb for eaters like you: Eat food. Don’t eat anything your great-great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food. […]

Choose a Healthy Eating Plan

If you’re having trouble making decisions everyday about what you should and shouldn’t eat, you may consider prescribing to one of the popular and healthful eating plans out there. While subscribing to a diet plan means you will have great guides, rules and recipes to pick from, it is also important to remember that your […]