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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 Great About Coffee?

Ever have one of those days months where you spend more than a little time dreaming up a faster caffeine delivery system. Mugs are so quaint but wouldn’t an IV drip on

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What’s So Great About Pumpkin?

Let’s see, there’s pumpkin pie, pumpkin tarts, pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin muffins… wait, what was the question? Oh right, what is so good about pumpkin? On Self Magazine’s Nutrition Data website, you can search

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What’s So Great About Capsaicin?

Webster’s dictionary definition of capsaicin begins with the words “colourless irritant.”  According to several sources, it is the “primary ingredient in pepper spray,” used for riot control and it’s an

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What’s so great about sesame seeds?

Tiny confession: as a personal trainer I give lots of advice about healthy workouts and meal plans. I assign people sugar free days and ask them to up their fruit

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What’s So Great About Figs?

Um, one word….newton?! As in oddly addictive, weirdly healthy tasting, childhood- invoking cookie. Do they still make them and why haven’t I had one since I was 12? And, by the

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What’s So Great About Basil?

Did you know there are over 40 different varieties of basil? Purple, green and white shades. Cinnamon, lemon and mint aromas. Even non-edible versions that are simply for show. Mostly

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What’s So Great About Pineapple?

I decided today’s post needed a theme (beyond the usual “how to get your kids to eat more than 3 different foods” theme which is a given). Today’s theme is short and sweet. It

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What’s so great about sauerkraut

Well, according to www.germanfoodguide.com “Raw sauerkraut is a very healthy food. It is both very low in fat and high in vitamin C. It is also a good source of lactobacillus –

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What’s So Great About Watermelon

Yes we can all agree that watermelon is the super fun to eat fruit star of the summer. It’s like Easter Creme eggs – nobody eats it the other three