A Case For Eating Sardines
And other heart-healthy, immunity-boosting foods one Michelin-rated chef thinks you should incorporate right now.
With the ascent of food culture and its importance in today's zeitgeist, it's no wonder that "it" ingredients have come to be. Goop recently declared carrots to be having a moment. Turmeric, meanwhile, is virtually ubiquitous. Curious what to order/serve/eat this minute? Joe Isidori, the Michelin rated chef of local and organic-focused Chalk Point Kitchen in NYC, let us in on 5 good-for-you foods to try right now.
"I'm loving cooking with these right now because in addition to being so good for you, they're delicious and extremely versatile," says Isidori of the cancer-fighting green. An alternative to kale and collards, mustard greens contain vitamins A, K, and C, plus calcium and fiber. They're also high in antioxidants and a great detoxifier.
Isidori dubs this Korean staple "the next big health craze", and the probiotic certainly has it's benefits; the fermentation process yields healthy bacteria which aids digestion and boosts immunity. "At Chalk Point Kitchen, we add house made kimchi to our Bar Harbor Mussels with house smoked bacon in a creamy sriracha sauce," he says.