Posts From Kathy Magilton

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What’s So Great (And Bad) About Peanut Butter

I ate my body weight in homemade chocolate peanut butter cups over the holiday. Or at least it was my body weight… until the peanut butter cups… Well you get

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What’s So Bad About Agave Nectar

Wait, what? A couple of years ago I made banana bread for all my clients for Christmas gifts and swapped out the evil white refined sugar for agave nectar. Why?

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What’s So Great About Fat?

Gasp! The F word… on a family friendly blog? Ok, so it’s not THE F word but sometimes it can sure seem like it in the nutrition world. Despite our

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What’s So Great About Dandelion Greens?

You know how some things just instantly conjure a memory? For me, Ralph Lauren’s Polo cologne re-animates a high school crush (who frankly, marinated in the stuff but I didn’t

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What So Great About Parsley?

On the face of it, it seems unlikely there could be anything too great about parsley. From a kid’s perspective, it’s green so… ’nuff said. And from an adult’s perspective

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What’s So Bad About Lactose?

According to the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (which is associated with the National Institutes of Health), “lactose intolerance is the inability or insufficient ability to digest lactose, a sugar

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What (Else) Is So Great About Fruits and Vegetables

You know when you’ve had one of THOSE days? Nobody wanted to eat the breakfast you served, someone announced on the way to school that you were responsible for bringing

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What’s So Great About ANDI?

Andy, you say? Which Andy? Not Gibb (although obviously pretty great) or Warhol (great… or weird?). We’re talking about ANDI “scores”, the system implemented in the last couple years by Whole

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What’s So Bad (or Good) About Pre-Washed Greens?

Been to an emergency room lately? I hope not but if you have, you’ve likely notice those dispensers on every wall for antibacterial wipes. I had a little read of

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What’s So Great About Bay Leaves?

Umm, off the top of my head? Nothing much. It adds flavour to soup but you want to make sure you pull it out of the pot before serving or