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Healthy Food Blog: Eat 6 Meals a Day

Instead of eating three square meals a day (whatever that is), consider eating six meals that are smaller portions not double portions. The benefit of eating six smaller meals is that your blood sugar spikes from overeating or dip from food depletion. Eating more frequently helps to control your appetite which in turn helps to […]

4 Fruits to Add to a Healthy Spring Diet

As we venture further into spring, more and more seasonal fruits are becoming available, and there are a myriad of ways these items can be infused into our daily diets.  From apricots to papayas, seasonal fruits can be a wonderful addition, accompaniment, or ingredient in some of your favorite dishes.  Keep reading to find out […]

Healthy Food Blog: Frozen Chicken Eggroll Recall

In a nutshell: These eggrolls are being recalled because they contain the black pepper that was recalled earlier in the week. Here comes the domino effect. WASHINGTON, April. 4, 2009 – EDS Wrap and Roll Foods LLC., a Haywood, Calif., firm, is recalling approximately 12,460 pounds of frozen chicken egg roll products because they contain […]

Healthy Food Blog: Pistachio Recall Expands

In a nutshell: The pistachio recall is expanding. From FDA press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — CINCINNATI, Ohio, March 27, 2009 – The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it is recalling Private Selection® Shelled Pistachios sold in its family of retail stores because the product may be contaminated with Salmonella. Stores under the following […]

Healthy Food Blog: Benefits of Flax Seed

I never even heard of flax seeds until about five years ago. According to the Real Age website, ground flax seed lowers blood pressure because it’s rich in those nourishing omega 3 oils. I’ll drink to that. I add 1 tablespoon of ground whole flax seed in my protein drink for an added boost of […]

Recipe: Luscious Roasted Grapes

I made this delicious appetizer to take to a friend’s house for a social gathering. Everyone raved about it and the best part of all — it’s so simple. Recipe: 3 cups stemmed red seedless grapes (about 1 pound) 1 red onion, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest 1 […]

Healthy Food Blog: Got Mercury?

I used to love a good tuna fish sandwich. What’s not to love — rich albacore tuna, finely chopped celery, some mayo, golden currants, and salt & pepper on rye or toasted whole wheat. However, now I eat them less and less because of the high levels of mercury. Not all tuna fish is bad […]

Healthy Food Blog: Sprouts Recall

In a nutshell: There have been few recalls since the Peanut Corporation of America peanut recall. Here is one limited to the Heartland. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 3, 2009 — SunSprout Enterprises, Inc., Omaha, Nebraska, is initiating a voluntary recall of Alfalfa Sprouts, Onion Sprouts, and Gourmet Sprouts  based on communications it has had […]

Food Recall: When Foreign Matter Matters

In a nutshell: Foreign matter found in Safeway non fat dry milk. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — February 27, 2009 — Marron Foods, a Durand, WI. company is voluntarily recalling approximately 140 cases of Non Fat Dry Milk  that may contain a piece of metal that came off the packaging equipment which was discovered as part […]

Healthy Food Blog: Sustainable Agriculture

Food Democracy Now has a petition asking people to sign. So far they have over 84,000 signatures and are looking for 100,000. This petition urges the appointments of the Sustainable Dozen, a team of people who know and value sustainable practices. Read the petition. Read the nominees. Sign if you agree.