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Know the Skinny on Fat

Fat is not the enemy it has been made out to be. We need healthy fats like coconut oil, avocado, seeds and nuts, and, yes, even butter. Saturated animal fat is okay too if the Read More

Family Features

Milk-The Original Farm-to-Table Food

(Family Features) Milk is one of the original local, farm-to-table foods. It’s a product from farm families who care about their cows. In fact, 97 percent of dairy farms are still family owned and operated – Read More

superfoods

Almonds: When is a Calorie Not a Calorie?

New data from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that both roasted and unroasted almonds provide fewer calories than thought—and that the number of calories is largely dependent on form1. The study, conducted by Read More

Family Features

Breakfast: A Smooth Way to Start Your Day

(Family Features) A wealth of research shows that starting each morning with a nutritious breakfast delivers benefits throughout the day. If you’re pressed for time or simply need to mix up your morning routine, put Read More

Nutrition

What Are Potatoes Doing to Your Heart?

Higher intakes of French fries and boiled, baked, or mashed potatoes is associated with an increased risk of developing high blood pressure (hypertension) in adult women and men, according to a study published by The BMJ. Read More

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