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Grilling Tips to Reduce Cancer-Causing HCA

Grilling Tips to Reduce Cancer-Causing HCA

Cancer-causing Heterocyclic Amines (HCA) form when meats and animal products (not fruits or vegetables) are heated at high temps that result in browning and charring (the “desired” crispiness of grilling). Animal proteins react with the naturally occurring sugar molecules in the meat to produce HCA compounds. Once ingested, your body’s enzymes activate HCA into compounds […]

Eat Food. Not Too Much. Mostly Plants (sounds like) Do This. Shouldn’t Need Help. Mostly Easy.

How Pollan’s famous first line creates tension within the most earnest (and health informed) individuals trying to lose weight (and those trying to support them). Still Quoted, Still an Influence This post is not to critic or review the 2008 best-selling book “In Defense of Food” by Michael Pollan. I respect the awareness this book […]