Nutrition

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Mint?

Kathy Magilton has the week off but since our gardens are bursting with mint we thought this was a good time to bring back this baby. It was originally published

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What’s So Great About Adzuki Beans?

Oprah and Dr. Oz say adzuki beans are one of the super foods we’re not eating. Okay, have a great week, everyone. Oh, all right… for those of you who

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What’s So Great About Lepidium Meyenii (Maca Root)?

Like I have to tell you?! Okay, I may or may not have cheated and dipped into the trusty Wikipedia vaults to appear brainy but in this case it wouldn’t

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What’s So Great About Nitrates?

AKA: What’s so Great about Beets, Take Two! I was recently reading some impressive stats on beets (or beetroot, if you’re British and fancy). I thought, “I simply must share

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What’s So Bad About Fish?

What you talkin’ ‘bout Willis?!  Haven’t we been told countless times to eat more fish? Heck, we’ve done posts extoling the virtues of salmon and tilapia right here on SPC. It’s

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Lisa’s Letters Home: Discovering Samphire

It’s greens week here at SPC. I love green things. Give me kale (I’m all over that baked kale stuff, but don’t try to tell me they’re “chips”), spinach, chard,

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What’s So Great About Breakfast?

Before we get too excited, note this post is not titled “What’s So Good About Bacon.” Breakfast may be “the most important meal of the day” but not all breakfasts

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What’s so Good (and bad) about smoothies?

Wow Kathy, would you seriously come in and harsh our buzz during Smoothie Week? Of course… I would. But I’m not going to… much. The bad news about smoothies is

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What’s So Great About Thyme?

Okay, here it is, at long last, by popular demand (I mean not actually but I sense you all really wanted to know this…), what is so good about thyme?

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What’s So Great About Maple Syrup?

I know right?!? I was going to wrap up our hippy sing-a-long with thyme this week (see What’s So Great About parsley, sage and rosemary) but I couldn’t resist getting