Tag "Nutrition"

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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 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 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