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Discover the Longevity Secrets of Mediterranean Cuisine

I’ve written about Mediterranean cuisine and the Mediterranean diet before. But it’s worth writing about again because it’s so delicious and so good for you! Cardiologists recommend a Mediterranean diet with its healthy fats, lean proteins and whole grains for … Continue reading

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Make a Meal Out of These Marvelous Meaty Appetizers

I know some people who would be happy eating an entire meal of appetizers. Grazing on a half-dozen small plates can be very satisfying. After all, that’s the whole point of tapas, which are Spanish finger foods to nibble on … Continue reading

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Do You Know How To Eat? New Book Makes It Easy

Shouldn’t “how to eat” be clear already? In a way, it is. Every animal knows how to eat, and only in humans

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Eastern European Favorites Walk on the Lighter Side

Eastern European foods are not necessarily known for their healthy attributes. In general, the foods of countries including Russia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Lithuania and the Czech Republic are heavy on meat, sour cream and lard or chicken fat. … Continue reading

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8 Ways To Make Foods Better For You

Beyond the nutritional value of meals, scientists are working to uncover how certain foods should be eaten,

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EWG’s Top Tips for Eating Well During a Pandemic

As all Americans struggle to adapt to the new reality of daily life in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, The Environmental Working Group’s (EWG’s) mission to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment is more relevant … Continue reading

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What Foods and Vitamins Help Your Eyes?

By Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, CSO Eyesight is a critical sense to protect, especially as a person ages. Macular degeneration, cataracts and other age-related deterioration of the eyes are real concerns. You may have heard suggestions such as “eat more … Continue reading

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Slow Food Cooking: It’s Fast, Easy & Affordable

I had never used a slow cooker until a few years ago when someone gave me one as a sort-of joke. To tell the truth, I’ve come to love it! You throw in a few ingredients in the morning, you … Continue reading

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Saving Our Health and the Planet One Bite at a Time

Chronic disease, economic disparity, social injustice, and climate change. These are significant

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Six Ways To Balance Nutrition When Avoiding Certain Foods

Specialized eating plans are no longer that “special.” In a recent Nielsen survey, 31 percent

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