Cricket Flour is the New Protein Powder

Eating insects isn’t a new idea. Over 80% of the world eats close to 1,600 species of insects and has been for hundreds of years; only in America and Europe there’s a stigma surrounding insect

Hands chop kale

Best Kale Pun Tweets of #KALEDAY

They got some awesome response, and here are some standouts: My French bud just whispered to me, “KALE surprise, it’s Octobre 1!” @nationalkaleday #ngikalepun #kaleday2014 @naturalgourmet — Anthony

Le Pain Quotidien x Natural Gourmet Institute

Founded in Belgium in 1990 by Alain Coumont, Le Pain Quotidien is a bakery and restaurant that serves simple, wholesome and sustainable food in a relaxed and communal environment. They operate in 200

Jars of watermelon juice by a watermelon slice

Watermelon Juice May Reduce Muscle Soreness

Spanish researchers found that athletes experienced less muscle soreness when they consumed 500 mL (about 2 cups) of watermelon juice before a workout. This reduced muscle soreness has been attributed

Eat One Health-Supportive Meal and Call Me in the Morning

It seems intuitive that something, such as diet, that is easy to change and has such an immense impact on health would be well integrated into the medical system. Unfortunately, it is not. Doctors

A blurred view of a kitchen

Sobriety in the Kitchen

I’ve seen the destruction from alcohol firsthand in my life and in the lives of people I’ve known and worked with. I even had two cousins destroy their livers and pass away from alcohol abuse well

Chef Adriana Urbina's fermented black bean short rib. Photo by Kathryn Sheldon.

The Beauty of Latin American Flavors

In Latin America, cooking is the magnet that draws families together. Meals manifest a sense of life-giving nurture that bonds those who cook and those who eat. Latin American cuisine combines a mix

New York City's Beyond Sushi serves a variety of vegan menu items.

Navigating the Plant-Based Craze

Two weeks after launching, Guy made Beyond’s menu completely vegan. Six months later, he was vegan, too, and his evolution mirrors national trends. While American omnivores still outnumber vegetarians

A fried egg over a healthy breakfast spread.

New Year, Renewed You: Final Check-In

Have these small improvements turned into habits? Have you fallen off the wagon? As the season of renewal, spring is an ideal time to learn from your mistakes, ramp things back up and document how

Cornbread bakes in a muffin tin.

America's Essential Connection to Cornbread

Some would almost immediately think that this bread has no place on a world stage with other “celebrated” breads. Cornbread tells the story of lack and can get caught up in the stigma of shame and

A lentil salad is served.

National Nutrition Month: Tips for Healthy Eating

Here are a few tips to eat healthier without using a scale or counting calories (although it can be good to occasionally log our meals to recalibrate as needed): Make plants the star of the plate

The Natural Gourmet Center's green juice.

New Year, Renewed You: Checking In

For many people, making small, incremental improvements is more easily attainable than setting big resolutions. As NGI wrote last year in its Baby Steps to Better Health series, small improvements

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