Dear Foodie: Radioactive Tuna

Dear Foodie, I enjoy Bluefin tuna at my favorite restaurant. Much to my surprise, I have heard that I need to be concerned about eating Pacific Bluefin tuna due to contamination from the nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011. I don’t want to start glowing in the dark; should I eat this fish?

Dear Foodie: Olive Oil vs Canola Oil

Dear Foodie, I have been hearing a lot lately about the merits of olive oil versus canola oil in particular. It appears from my quick review that canola is cheaper though the health benefits of the Mediterranean Diet make me choose from the myriad of olive oil choices. What am I to do?

Dear Foodie: Got Milk, But Milk Got Complicated

Dear Foodie, Just when I thought the world was safe, I look at plain ordinary milk and am bewildered. I assume raw milk comes directly out of… well, you know. Also, what is the difference between pasteurized, raw and homogenized? Should I favor one over the other? And, while we are at it, how about […]

Dear Foodie: So Tired of Dieting

Dear Foodie, I’m thinking about just letting myself go to whatever my natural weight might be. I have been on nearly every diet imaginable. I stay on a diet for a while and after growing weary of the deprivation, I just give up. I have seen the same 20 pounds come and go since I […]