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YIELD:  Makes 4 servings   INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar Juice from ½ lemon Extra-virgin olive oil 3 teaspoons minced or finely grated peeled fresh ginger 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro ¼ teaspoon coriander powder ¼ teaspoon fennel seeds (optional)   1 pound of sea scallops, side… Continue Reading

2020 Food & Supplement Labeling Updates View More

By now, you’ve probably noticed the new nutrition facts on food labels and dietary supplements.  While the new labeling requirements primarily affects packaged foods, it also applies to dietary supplements.   Late last year, VitaMedica started rolling out these labeling changes along with a new and refreshed packaging design.  Even though the packaging and the… Continue Reading

Zucchini Sticks View More

Ingredients: 2 zucchinis 1/4 cup grated Parmesan Reggiano cheese 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon dried basil 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder Freshly ground black pepper, cayenne pepper and salt to taste 1 tablespoon olive oil   Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.   In a wide, flat bowl, combine cheese,… Continue Reading

How to Keep Digestive System Healthy View More

Digestive problems are among the top health complaints in America today.  Diet, travel, stress, illness, aging and the use of antibiotics all contribute to an imbalance or “dysbiosis” of the intestinal tract leading to gastrointestinal upset.   By making a few simple lifestyle changes, you can prevent these digestive problems from occurring. For best results,… Continue Reading

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From supermarket shelves to magazine articles and menus, the phrase “gluten-free” seems to be everywhere we look lately. But if you’re like most people, you’re not quite sure what it means, and especially, what it means for your health.   Is gluten really the new nutritional villain? Or is being gluten-intolerant or allergic becoming more… Continue Reading

Artificial Sweeteners View More

Sometimes, you just need something sweet. Whether it’s for your morning coffee, in your diet soda, or for “better-for-you” home-baked goods, who hasn’t tried a sugar-free sweetener in the name of health or weight loss?     But what if your efforts to reduce your sugar intake were actually making you fatter? What if you are… Continue Reading