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Home cooking: Good for your health

August 15, 2018

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Monique Tello, MD, MPH, Contributor

Dr. Monique Tello is a practicing physician at Massachusetts General Hospital, director of research and academic affairs for the MGH DGM Healthy Lifestyle Program, clinical instructor at Harvard Medical School, and author of the evidence-based lifestyle … See Full Bio
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Rani Polak, MD, Chef, MBA, Contributor

Dr. Rani Polak is the founding director of both the Culinary Healthcare Education Fundamentals (CHEF) Coaching program at the Institute of Lifestyle Medicine, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, and the Center of Lifestyle Medicine at Sheba Medical Center, … See Full Bio
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Joe Avrr
September 27, 2018

I love soup, and it is healthy too. Bone-marrow soup is among the most healthy soups. I found this site about various alternative health products that I have tried and they work. I believe in alternative health supplements if they are organic with pure ingredients.

Pinar Kilicci
August 17, 2018

Home cooking is the best thing you can do for your health. The recipe above is exactly why people don’t try to cook because it looks so complicated and scary. There are so many simple 3-5 ingredient & 1-2 step recipes that make it easy to get into cooking. Don’t give up trying.

August 16, 2018

That should be “healthy cooking”

August 16, 2018

Many state extension service offices and even some community colleges offer cooking classes. The former, in particular, is pretty responsive to user/community requests for particular types of classes/instruction that fall w/in state extension service services–my local extension service office has offered classes in health cooking, including adaptation of “traditional” dishes/meals to be healther, food preservation techniques, buying/how to choose fresh veg & fruit, etc.
Far as I know, every county has an extension service office, even suburban/urban counties.

Some places of worship may also offer classes in cooking/healthy cooking, if members of the congregation feel there’s a need/interest, and there are people willing to organize the classes.

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