Author Archives for Madeline Miller

White Wine is Healthy, Too!


I was under the impression that red wine was the only type of alcohol that could be enjoyed with the excuse that it had health benefits.  For example, I would think: “Oh, I have to drink this glass of Zinfandel for my heart.  It’s more of an obligation than a luxury.  Really.” When I attended the Worlds […]

Low-fat and Low-carb Diets Stink!


Good fat and good carb diets rule!  One of my favorite topic headings from the agenda for the Worlds of Healthy Flavors event I recently attended was: “Why the “Low-Fat/Non-Fat” Campaign was (Mostly) a Mistake.”  The main argument asserted by the Worlds of Healthy Flavors Scientific Advisory Committee (pictured at left and explained here) against […]

Benefits of Eating Fish Outweigh the Risks


This is one of those possibly controversial posts.  How do I know?  Well, at the Worlds of Healthy Flavors event hosted by the Culinary Institute of America and the Harvard School of Public Health - Department of Nutrition there was much seat shifting and rustling of papers when Dr. Eric Rimm’s presentation was given on the topic of how the benefits of […]