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What’s So Great About Yogurt?

I feel like I should tell you right up front, so you don’t think I lured you here under false pretences, this post really should be called something like “Is

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What’s So Bad About Juice?

You are going to hate me for this – I hate me for this – but juice makes the bad list.  And I’m not just talking about Sunny D or that

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What’s So Bad About…Genetically Modified Foods

I scream, you scream, we all scream for transgenic, eel extrusion ice cream. No? Well that’s what manufacturers are hoping with their latest innovation in the quest for low fat

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What’s So Great About Asparagus?

There are few things that say “Spring!”  more deliciously than asparagus.  The green spears’ ideal growing season are about 6 – 8 weeks in the spring and early summer. While you

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What’s So Bad About…White Flour?

Have you noticed white flour is the new white sugar? It has become a virtual pariah. Nutritionists urge us to choose whole grain alternatives, naturopaths talk about wheat and gluten

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What’s So Bad About…Bisphenol A (BPA)

If you’ve ever faced a wall of baby bottles, sippy cups and teethers, chances are you automatically reached for the glass options or the Bisphenol A (BPA) free plastics. But

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What’s So Great About…Blueberries

As a kid, I hated blueberries. It was a texture thing; their skins bursting under my teeth freaked me out. It’s the same reason I wouldn’t eat chili (rubbery mushrooms

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What’s So Great About Eggs?

Have you ever stood in front of the egg selection at your grocery store and thought, WTF?  Well, I have. It’s the selection: Classic White … Classic Brown? Free Range,

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What’s So Great About…Garlic

Ancient myth suggests that a necklace of garlic bulbs will repel a vampire. Assuming you’re not firmly encamped in Team Edward, I guess that’s a useful tip. Although some European

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Immune Boost Week: What’s So Bad About…Excessive Sugar

Since my SPC gig began, I’ve noticed that invitations to friends’ houses have been on the decline.  People apologize for feeding me pizza or giving my kids cookies. I don’t