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Do you really know what is in those ready-to-eat lunches?

February 26, 2013

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by Cary Bailen — I  ran a day camp at a large school last summer and was shocked at what the kids brought to lunch every day — prepackaged lunches with cold cuts, cheese and cookies, and other fast foods marketed directly to kids. My experience made me aware of how powerful marketing really is. […]

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Easing Inflammation

September 2, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Inflammation is usually a normal process whereby the body responds to stress by sending more blood and macrophages to an area and secreting certain chemicals, such as histamine, that irritate the tissues to a degree. This is part of the normal response to stress. — However, problems can develop if […]

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Visit local farmers’ markets

August 20, 2012

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The Phoenix area has many wonderful farmers’ markets where you can buy not only freshly picked organic fruits and vegetables, but also homemade breads, jellies, honey products, flowers, wine, cheese, herbs, crafts, gifts and much more. Every market has its own personality and neighborhood feel with demonstrations, music and a wide variety of foods from […]

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Helpful food hints

August 11, 2012

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With just a little effort, you will be surprised how simple it is to keep food at its best. First, check that your refrigerator is at the right temperature and is cold enough — below 40 F or 4 C. This is to ensure food safety. Also leave space around the items so cold air […]

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Favorite autumnal flavors to spice up your kitchen

February 23, 2012

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Fall is a time for comfort foods, which happened to be the topic of many lively discussions with my relatives at a recent visit to the family wheat farm in the state of Washington. Long gone are the winter root cellars filled with potatoes, squash, pumpkins, cabbage and apples, as […]

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