Since they are both purple on the outside, I thought they were the same thing, but while looking up recipes, it appears Japanese sweet potatoes are white on the inside, while purple sweet potatoes are dark purple inside and out. Which contain... (more)
Hello everyone, After reading the Mark's Daily Apple article here about sweet potatoes: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/difference-yams-sweet-potatoes/ I decided to try and find some purple sweet potatoes. There are only 3 stores in my area I... (more)
http://okicent.org/docs/anyas_cr_diet_2007_1114_434s.pdf Caloric Restriction, the TraditionalOkinawan Diet, and Healthy Aging The Diet of the World???s Longest-Lived People and Its Potential Impact on Morbidity and Life Span Average life span... (more)
I just picked some Okinawan Sweet Potatoes up from the 99 ranch market in Dublin, CA. I tried baking them like I do the Yams and Orange Sweet Potatoes but they came out very dry, dense and starchy. What is the best way to prepare these treasures... (more)
There are two versions: one has a very very deep purple flesh, think blueberry coloured, and then another that is a pale violet. The lighter flesh is much dryer and starchier than the darker. Okinawans are not as easily found for me, I have to... (more)
What aspects would you take from this article and what would you discard? More tea/fish/less stress/fermented soy? http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2013/jun/19/japanese-diet-live-to-100 (more)
Do you agree with paleo-censorship?
Fun article about fermented foods in the Arctic circle
Who wants to do Whole30 with me?