Superfood Kale Fuels Good Health

Posted on 07/3/2013 by |Best of Everything After 50 | Comments

Beauty & FashionI’ve recently discovered something new about myself: I have an addiction to kale (well, at least that’s what my husband tells me). I eat it, drink it, write about it. I’ve been known to dream about a particularly delicious kale salad that’s served at a fab restaurant I go to in Manhattan. I especially love kale lightly sautéed with sliced almonds and organic dried cranberries, with just a drop of olive oil and a pinch of sea salt (see recipe below). I …

Hail Kale! Why You Should (or Shouldn’t) Eat It

Posted on 03/25/2013 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthWe are in the midst of a kale craze. The dark green leafy vegetable is everywhere, from upscale restaurant menus to the grocery store snack food aisle (think kale chips). It’s been called “the new beef” because of its high iron content. It’s been hailed as the “queen of greens” because, well, it’s fun to say. Even the health-conscious White House has gotten in on the trend with a kale salad that was the hit of the Obamas’ Thanksgiving menu …