September 04, 2015



  • Mushroom-Barley Soup

    Mushroom-Barley Soup

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Whip up a pot of this earthy soup, which is hearty enough for a main course. Serve it right away in soup bowls, or let it sit—the barley may soak up all the liquid and give you a more stew-like consistency.

  • Are Pickles Junk Food?

    Are Pickles Junk Food?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    You may savor the crunchy snap of a dill pickle or hanker for a slice of sweet pickle on your veggie burger, but be aware that the process of pickling can also bring loads of sodium.

  • Brown Lettuce
    Ask the Experts

    Brown Lettuce

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Q: Is it safe to eat the edges of lettuce leaves that have turned brown?A: Yes. It’s not a health issue and does not indicate a loss of nutrients. Still, most people find brown lettuce unappealing and will want to cut off the discolored parts.Browning usually results from oxidation caused by