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Restaurant Review: Brasa

It is hard to find restaurant that serve both healthy and delicious food. So I was very happy to find Brasa. They have 2 locations, one in Northeast Minneapolis at 600 E. Hennepin Avenue and one in St. Paul at 777 Grand Avenue. BRASA SERVES COMFORT FOOD INSPIRED BY THE CREOLE COOKING TRADITIONS OF THE AMERICAS & CARIBBEAN They have superior quality fresh ingredients 100 % natural, locally produced and organic products “From scratch” in house cooking & baking Slow cooked meats featuring rotisserie, braises and roasts A large selection of vegetables & sides Vegetarian & gluten free options My wife had the the vegetarian side sampler with cabbage and apple coleslaw, romaine and mozzarella salad and crispy yuca, all without canola oil. I had the creamed spinach with Jalapeno, corn bread and...

Junk Food Rats

(NaturalNews) A diet including unlimited amounts of junk food can cause rats to become so addicted to the unhealthy diet that they will starve themselves rather than go back to eating healthy food, researchers have discovered. In a series of studies conducted over the course of three years and published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, Scripps Florida scientists Paul Johnson and Paul Kenny have shown that rats' response to unlimited junk food closely parallels well-known patterns of drug addiction -- even down to the changes in brain chemistry. "What we have are these core features of addiction, and these animals are hitting each one of these features," Kenny said. In their first study, the researchers fed rats on either a balanced diet or on the same diet plus...