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Green Peas are Nutritious Legumes

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Food Additives : The Good, Bad & Ugly

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The Good the Bad and the Ugly of Food Additives Each and every day there are news bulletins and research findings supporting or warning us against this additive or that coloring. It’s often very difficult to keep it all straight. It can be terrifying to walk down the grocery store aisle where virtually every product is loaded with preservatives. We’ve all heard the rules about shopping around the perimeter of the store for fresh foods, but today’s world often dictates an occasional shortcut down those middle aisles. Here’s a brief summary of the good, the bad and the ugly to watch out for when consuming processed foods.
THE GOOD Alginate or Propylene Glycol Alginate is a thickening agent used in beer candy and yogurt and are made from kelp.
Alpha Tocopherol is another name for Vitamin E. It is added to oils to prevent them from becoming rancid.
Ascorbic Acid or Vitamin C is an antioxidant and color stabilizer used in cereal, fruit drinks and even cured meat. It is also commonly added to “f…

Granny Smith Apples - Choose Organic

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About 80% of what Americans throw away is Recyclable, yet the rate is just 33%!

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Eat Healthy on the Cheap!

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Eat Right, Stay Strong ....Simple

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GMOs have no place in Infant Formula

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GMOs in Formula: Let companies know that you don't want to feed your baby GMOs and buy organic formula instead. "Breastfeeding is the greatest gift you can give your child"....Elaine McFadden, MPH, RD and host Smart Health Talk Radio show. "As a NON GMO dietitian that is knowledgable of the birth defect risks of GMOs, tell parents that before you conceive go on NON GMO diet months if not a year prior for healthiest baby. Continue eating NO GMOs while breastfeeding. Also lowers the IQ.

Some great benefits of Eggplant

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Ripe & Easy : A guide to Produce Ripening

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