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Remember to Take Your Vitamins

What are vitamins? Why do we need them, what do they do, and where can we get them? This is a brief summary.

Posted in Ingredients, Nutrition

Beets Me

Picture of Beets

Lettuce rest, I’m feeling beet. – Shel Silverstein What are Beets? Beets, a common garden vegetable, originally grown only for their leaves, have been cultivated for thousands of years.   Now, both the leaves and the beet roots are eaten.

Posted in Cooking, Fresh Food, Nutrition

Is It Safer to Eat Only Processed Foods?

We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavors and furniture polish is made from real lemons. – Alfred E. Newman There has been an outbreak of E. coli infections in Germany1.  At this moment, investigations

Posted in Fresh Food, Ingredients, Nutrition

Maple Syrup

picture of tapping a maple tree

What is maple syrup, and where does it come from?

Posted in Fresh Food, Ingredients, Nutrition

A Post that’s Worth its Salt

We eat too much salt

Posted in Ingredients, Nutrition, Spices

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