Nutrition

Nutrition

What’s so great about mangoes?

Oh, just protection from cancer, increased immunity from viral infections and lowered risk of macular degeneration (the leading cause of blindness). But quite possibly the best thing about mangos: they taste…

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What’s So Great About Sea Vegetables?

Well, it’s not the name, that’s for sure. Two things kids just can’t get enough of, food that smells like fish and vegetables, ammiright? But they are actually quite nutritious

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What’s So Great About Fennel?

According to that all-knowing source Wikipedia, Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a member of the family Apiaceae. It is a hardy, perennial herb with yellow flowers and feathery leaves. Indigenous to

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What’s So Great About Wheat germ?

Let’s take a groovy time machine back to the far out 1970’s today. Not all things from the ‘70’s are worth resurrecting (the Pet Rock comes to mind). But wheat

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What’s so great about spinach?

You may remember a post we did last fall about pyrroquinoline quinine, a mighty antioxidant that protects our bodies at the cellular level and promotes the formation of new healthy cells

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What’s So Great About Walnuts?

You probably know what a serving size of almonds is (about 20). You may have a bowl of almonds hanging around the kitchen, always being restocked for little hands to

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What’s So Great About Tilapia

You practically need a Masters in Nutrition Science to safely navigate the aisles of most grocery stores these days. Is this cereal too high in sugar to count as a

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What’s so great about apples?

Trivia time! Sharon, Annie Elizabeth and Karin Schneider… girls you went to high school with or types of apple? Question 2: Duchess of Oldenburg, Duke of Devonshire and Lady Williams…. European royalty

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What’s So Great About Lemons?

Gotta be honest, in the garnish category lemons may reign. Need a jaunty little kicker on the edge of a cocktail glass? Lemon’s your man. Spritz of something tart and zesty on

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What’s So Great About Stevia?

What’s white, granulated, used as a sweetener in food and drink and rapidly becoming a billion dollar industry? Before you answer sugar, here are a few more clues. Unlike sugar,