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What I Read This Week: No more recipes. Foods to try in 2012. What your urine’s telling you.

I'm a bit a news junkie (journalism major here) and in particular I eat up anything related to health/nutrition/food. My little New York Times "recommended for you" section is chock full of it. They know me. As does Amazon.com who seems to think I am an obsessive dieter/avid hiker/ecofarm hippie. Anyway, I thought instead of… Continue reading What I Read This Week: No more recipes. Foods to try in 2012. What your urine’s telling you.

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January Newsletter: New Year. New You. Sea Vegetables. Garbanzo Beans.

Here it is in case you missed it, my January newsletter. If you're not subscribed, you can sign up here. If you like a little inspiration here and there, random food facts and yummy recipes, then it's right up your alley. This month's includes a few tips to help you stick to that New Years… Continue reading January Newsletter: New Year. New You. Sea Vegetables. Garbanzo Beans.

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September Newsletter: Cravings

In case you're not on my mailing list, here's a link to my September newsletter. This one is all about cravings. Whether it's for sweet, salty, creamy or crunchy... we all know the feeling. Cravings can make us feel out of control if we let them. The key is in listening to them and understanding… Continue reading September Newsletter: Cravings

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The Real Reason Why the French are Skinny…

You've heard of the French paradox. How do the french eat so much cheese, dessert and wine and stay skinny? We Americans got obsessed with this for a while. Here we've been eating low-fat this and no-fat that, and we're the fat kids? We don't get it.  This article does though. It's about school lunches… Continue reading The Real Reason Why the French are Skinny…

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Cilantrophobes Unite!

I don't consider myself a cilantrophobe, but I found this article interesting. I guess some find the taste buggy or soapy. Turns out haters aren't making this stuff up. Cilantro's smell is produced by aldehydes. You know what else creates aldehydes? Bugs and soap. The cilantro-averse make that association in their taste and smell memory… Continue reading Cilantrophobes Unite!