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‘Cooked’ on Netflix for #StreamTeam

Cooking: It’s what makes us human, it’s what all cultures have in common…and whether it’s a humble meal or an extravagant feast, it’s one of the most basic expressions of love. So when you settle in to watch Michael Pollan’s documentary series “Cooked” on Netflix, get ready to feel all of the emotions (and that […]

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50 Best Plants on the Planet

We know we’re supposed to eat lots of fruits and veggies. We know that some pack more of a nutritional punch than others. But which ones are the best – and how do we cook them? Happily, there’s a new book that answers all of those questions and more: 50 Best Plants on the Planet […]

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October #Unprocessed

Can you imagine what life would be like without any processed food in your diet? Sure, you might have to cook more, but you’d almost certainly be eating healthier and feeling better. And given that October is now the unofficial start of the unhealthy eating season, what better time than now to take the October […]

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Real Food: Potatoes

Did you know that August 19 is National Potato Day? In case you hadn’t already planned to make potatoes part of your weekend menu, you now have the perfect excuse. Why potatoes? They’re high in fiber, potassium and Vitamin C and provide more energy and protein than wheat, rice, and corn. And besides being good […]

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Kids’ Books About Food

When we learned of the passing of Maurice Sendak this week, we were immediately transported back to a simpler time when chicken soup was always best when served once…and then twice. Ahh…There’s nothing like a good book about food to inspire your kid to eat a healthy meal (or try a new food). Aside from […]

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Prevent Child Obesity – 5 Tips

Childhood obesity has been in the news this week – even more so than before – in part because of a controversial series of ads run in Georgia. These ads feature overweight kids who talk frankly about being teased and ostracized because of their weight. No matter how you feel about the ads, the pain […]

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