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As you ready your holiday turkey for roasting, do you throw away or feed your pet the turkey giblets that usually come tucked inside the bird? The turkey giblets can provide concentrated nutrition to your holiday meal, so this year, use them instead of toss them! In this fourth of the five “Turkey Tips” I …

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When it comes to thickening gravy, most people are missing the, uh, boat entirely! Cornstarch is the most common gravy thickener, but this is a terrible choice as it is most likely made from unlabeled genetically modified corn unless you make the effort to buy organic.  GM corn has been linked to organ failure and …

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Bone marrow was an important sacred food for the preindustrialized Indian cultures living in the Rocky Mountain range far into the Canadian North during the early 1900’s. Dr. Weston A . Price studied these cultures firsthand and documented in his masterpiece Nutrition and Physical Degeneration that bone marrow was provided as a special dietary ration …

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Is your budget crunched and your time short when it comes to preparing healthy meals for yourself and your family? You’re not alone.  The time/budget challenge is something almost everyone has to come to grips with at some point and figuring out how to make it all work within the context of a very busy …

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By Fitness Editor Paula Jager CSCS Week 3 of the Challenge:  how are you all doing? I must say I am very impressed with the food logs on Fit Day from those that have been keeping them. That shows a high level of commitment. It also gives a clear picture on how to adjust nutritional …

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Last month, I wrote about a healthy living documentary for our local PBS station that I was privileged to be a part of.  I attended the screening party recently at the University of South Florida and was frankly a bit disappointed as the documentary seemed to focus almost exclusively on exercise as the optimal way …

Lentils play a critical part in my traditional cooking repertoire.   Low in phytic acid and other anti-nutrients, lentils require only a quick soak before they are ready to cook – unlike beans.    If you sometimes have trouble digesting beans like I do, even when properly soaked and cooked, lentils are a wonderful alternative. …