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Super Foods


A Non-Guilty Pleasure – Chocolate!

Chocolate, say the word, and busy moms everywhere go that place of contentment, when you imagine it melting in your mouth, silence exists, and everything…


New Free App Makes Nutrition Fun

Step aside, gamers. There’s a new kid in town. Super Baby Abigail is here to help kids make healthier dining choices. As she leaps and…


Chia – Why, What and How?

What are Chia Seeds? Salvia hispanica L., more commonly known as the chia seed, is an ancient seed traditionally used in folk medicine. The seed…


Pumpkin Day

Did You Know . . . Pumpkin’s bright orange health-enhancing antioxidants can be easily included in your snacks and meals. Behind that smile of the Jack…


Wonderful Walnuts

Walnuts provide more than a nutty flavor. They are jam packed with heart-healthy fats which can help young hearts stay strong and may also reduce…


Kale Vs. Spinach

After trying some of my kale and mango salad (see recipe below), my mother-in-law asked me if kale was really better than spinach. With the…


The Truth About Cinnamon

Cinnamon has been making the news lately because of recent news about one of its compounds, coumarin. Coumarin displays toxic liver effects in animal models.…


Buckwheat a Gluten-Free Super Food

What is Buckwheat? Buckwheat, with the scientific name: Fagopyrum Esculentum, is not a cereal, but a pseudo cereal. It is the seed of a plant…


Walnuts – What, Why, and How?

What are walnuts? Walnuts are a nut grown on trees that are jammed packed with brain, heart and lung powering nutrients. Did you know the…


Sweet Potatoes are a Super Food…Now That’s Sweet

Sweet potatoes can be more than just a Thanksgiving favorite, when prepared without the extra fat and sugar. Sweet potatoes are a naturally sweet treat…


Super Snacks for Your Super Kid

Imagine it’s 10 am and your child wants a snack.  Before you grab that conveniently packaged cookie, stop and think for a minute. Do you really want…


Pumpkin Day

Did You Know . . . Pumpkin’s bright orange health-enhancing antioxidants can be easily included in your snacks and meals. Behind that smile of the Jack…


Pomegranate: The Antioxidant Powerhouse

Punica granatum, commonly known as Pomegranate,is a small fruit-bearing plant native to Iran. The name comes from French,pomme garnete, literally translated to “seeded apple.” Traditionally the…


Persimmon

Prelude to the Persimmon In the world of persimmons, there are many different varietals, but only two specific types are available commercially. The first type…


Nectarines are Nectarlicious!

Nectarines: peaches without the fuzz? Well, not exactly. Nectarines are similar to peaches, both originating in China more than 2000 years ago, and cultivated in…


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