Pumpkins and Squash Have Souper Powers and More
You may only associate pumpkins with Halloween, but fresh pumpkins are available from October through February. They contain large amounts of potassium (33 percent more than a medium banana) and beta carotene without a boat-load of calories—49 per cup mashed. The high amounts of potassium in pumpkins works with sodium to balance the amount of water in the body. 
Kitchen Herbs And Spices Are Powerful Antioxidants
Like most of my patients, you’ve probably heard or read about the importance of getting enough antioxidants in your diet to stay well. Here are some you may already have.
6 New Ways To Serve Winter Squash
'Tis the season for winter squash, from acorn and butternut to kabocha and pumpkins. Enjoy these delicious, seasonal vegetables like never before, with creative new recipes.
This Week's Recipe
White Bean Soup
This hearty vegetarian soup makes a great appetizer. I use my Homemade Vegetable Stock as a base, but you can also use store-bought vegetable broth. You can use white cannellini or navy beans instead of white kidney beans.