Long live the chili peppers!

Nutritional Tips

Love it when I stumble across good news – especially about things that I like to eat, drink, or do. Saw this piece on the health benefit of chili peppers from Epicurious.com. And I quote: “The compound responsible here might be capsaicin, the very thing that makes peppers spicy—it might guard against heart disease and obesity, and it has antimicrobial properties that might aid gut health.” Read the whole article here: Chili Peppers Might Help You Live Longer.

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Me, the slow eater

How Fast Do You Eat?

Blog Referral, Nutritional Tips

The slow eater at Vincent, Chicago, IL New Year's Eve 2010

A great read from The New York Times on slowing down to savor every taste and bite:

Mindful Eating as Food For Thought – NYTimes.com

Maybe now I won’t have to feel so bad about being a slow eater 🙂