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6 Easy Tricks to Cut Your Kid’s Sugar Intake

While it’s true that all sugars break down into the same molecular structures—glucose and fructose, how we utilize the sugar can be very different. Refined sugar is metabolized very quickly, whereas the naturally occurring sugar in fruit or milk will take longer to metabolize and comes with many valuable nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, antioxidants […]

Lentils are Good for Your Heart

February is Heart Health Month so I’m writing about foods that are good for your heart. Beans, peas and lentils are particularly good for your heart because they are rich in soluble fiber and can help keep your cholesterol down, which is really important for heart health. Lentils are also a good source of protein, […]

Lettuce in My Garden

In my last blog post I told you about my bumper crop of Swiss Chard. For the first time ever I planted (no, actually my husband planted) red leaf and butter lettuce in our raised beds, along with the Swiss Chard. Much to our surprise, it too has grown fabulously! It is so much fun […]

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