Members Area
Healthy Recipes Cooking Classes Cooking Classes
Welcome to Happy Cooking CoHappy Cooking Co. Mission StatementEnemies of NutritionHidden DangersSalad Master Product LinesSchedule a Free Healthy Dinner with Happy Cooking Co.Happy Cooking Co. Healthy RecipesHappy Cooking Co. Health ArticlesHappy Cooking Co. VideosHappy Cooking Co. Recipe VideosHappy Cooking Co. Cooking Class ScheduleHappy Cooking Co. FAQBecome an AffiliateHappy Cooking Co. TestimonialsHappy Cooking Co. Favorite LinksContact Happy Cooking Co.

Register to the Newsletter

Newsletter
Get the news straight into your mailbox. Register TODAY to the Happy Cooking Co Newsletter.
ARCHIVES
Happy Cooking Co. 887-867-4045

Health Articles

HEALTH BENEFITS OF VITAMIN B2

Riboflavin or vitamin B2 plays a significant role in the production of energy. It helps in the conversion of carbohydrates to sugar, which fuels the body function.
[read more]

HEALTH BENEFITS OF CORN

Corn is a good source of Thiamin ( Vitamin B1) providing about one-quarter (24.0%) of the daily value for this nutrient in a single cup.
[read more]

HEALTH BENEFITS OF ORANGES

You may already know that oranges are an excellent source of Vitamin C. In just one orange there is a supply of 116.2% of the daily value for vitamin C-but do you know just how important vitamin C and oranges are for good health?
[read more]

THE DIRTY DOZEN FOODS THAT SHOULD BE BOUGHT ORGANIC

EWG has been publishing guides to the "dirty dozen" of most pesticide-contaminated foods since 1995, based on statistical analysis of testing conducted by the USDA and the FDA.The dirty dozen list only reflects measurable pesticide residues on the parts of the foods normally consumed (i.e. after being washed and peeled). We have listed these 12 foods in the following pages, along with recommendations for foods other than fruits and vegetables that are best bought organic.
[read more]

COLON AND LIVER CLEANSING

Many people have problems with their liver, the gallstones (in the bile-ducts of the liver too, even when the gallbladder has been removed) and general digestion. Especially with the 'Western Diet' with too much fat and acidity and with the stress of modern life gallstones develop, although they are rarely noticed, just an occasional pain when eating fat.
[read more]

THE POWER OF BELIEF

Make your self healthier by changing the way you process your thoughts. If we believe that we are creatures created in the image of God (Genesis 1:26) then that secures our reasoning that we too are creators or co-creators.
[read more]

THIAMIN B1

Vitamin B1 also plays a key role in support of the nervous system, where it permits healthy development of the fat-like coverings which surround most nerves (called myelin sheaths). In the absence of vitamin B1, these coverings can degenerate or become damaged.
[read more]

WARNING

Report of findings of Dr. H.A. McGuigan for the Federal Trade Commission in Docket case #540, Washington D.C.
[read more]

DUPONT NOW IN THE FRYING PAN

By Amy Cortese — TEFLON has been hugely successful for DuPont, which over the last half-century has made the material almost ubiquitous, putting it not just on the frying pans but also on carpets, fast food packaging, clothing, eyeglasses and electrical wires – even the fabric roofs covering football stadiums.
[read more]

COOKWARE COATED WITH TEFLON

In two to five minutes on a conventional stovetop, cookware coated with Teflon and other non-stick surfaces can exceed temperatures at which the coating breaks apart and emits toxic particles and gases linked to hundreds, perhaps thousands, of pet bird deaths and an unknown number of human illnesses each year.
[read more]

CAN TEFLON MAKE YOU SICK?

Teflon, one of the most popular non-stick pan products, can emit fumes that make you sick if it is allowed to get hot enough.
[read more]

EWG IN THE NEWS

Latest docs revealed in advance of pending enforcement action. From EWG's report New Documents Show Continuing Pattern of Information Supression by DuPont
[read more]

WARNING LABELS ON TEFLON COOKWARE

U.S. Urged to Put Warning Labels on Teflon Cookware. The Environmental Working Group asked the Consumer Product Safety Commission to require manufactures of cookware to place warning labels on their products that caution consumers of the potential health risks of the non-stick coating.
[read more]

TEFLON IN A STICKY SITUATION

Children's Health Environment Coalition. DuPont's Teflon ® works wonders at keeping food from sticking to pots and pans. But after 50 years of use, evidence is mounting that Teflon's key ingredient, perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), "sticks" in the environment indefinitely.
[read more]

Nuking Broccoli A No-No

Microwaving Zaps Antioxidants in Broccoli

In the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, Cristina Garcia-Viguera reports on a study that measured antioxidant levels in broccoli after it was cooked in various ways. Microwaved broccoli had the lowest levels of antioxidants (less than 5% of the original antioxidants found in fresh broccoli remained), probably because of the high internal temperatures generated by this cooking method. Boiling wasn’t a good way to retain antioxidants either, with only about 20% of them preserved in the food (about 35% if the cooking water was used as well). Pressure-cooking was slightly better, with about 46% being retained in the food (about 91% if the cooking water was used as well). Steaming retained about 89% of the antioxidants. Of course, you could just eat your broccoli raw and get the full dose.

Jean Nick is a Senior Information Analyst with the Rodale Library & Information Services Department.