Locavore Movement

Have you ever heard of “locavore”? If you have not, let me explain why this may mean more than a fancy, novel word to our ears. It refers to people who consume and love local foods. The word itself was first introduced by a group of culinary fans attempting at eating local foods grown and…

Introduction to Food Combining (2)

The theory of food combining, as Claudia Jones puts it, is that proteins require hydrochloric acid and the enzyme pepsin to break them down in the stomach whereas starches don’t start to metabolize until they reach the small intestine where they require different enzymes than protein for digestion. The environment that starchy foods require is…

A Brief Introduction to Food Combining (1)

Claudia Jones in Namaskar (April 2011 issue) extolled the significance of food combining to our digestive health. So she said this method may help us reduce gas and abdominal bloating after eating, fast eliminate and balance body weight (ok, I need that someday, not for now). Jones further explained what food combining principles are: Fruit…