June 2013 Blog Posts

Beer

There's nothing like a cold beer on a hot day.  During a recent visit with my nephew, over a cold beer he started explaining to me some of the health benefits of beer.  I was surprised and knew I'd have to pass on the information.  So here goes! Beer is good for your digestive track.  It is a good source of soluble fiber which helps clean your tract.  Beer also has a number of digestive properties which stimulate the gastric acids, helping you to digest your food better.  Hops contain polyphenols which can help lower cholesterol and fights cancer.  Beer consumption...

Unusual Regional Foods

Coming from New York it's hard to think of a food that is unique to the area.  New York in itself is unusal because it's truly a melting pot of so many different cultures that I would think you can find any food your heart desires right there in the city.  From China Town to nearby Little Italy there is something that represents everyone.  If I had to come up with a favorite it would be hard, but I do try to stop off at Katz's Deli whenever I'm in town.  Pastrami and stuffed derma are a must!  Stuffed derma...

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