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12 Tips for Getting Back Into the Kitchen and Taking Control of Your Food

Consider this: There are over 3000 chemicals in use as food additives and when you also take into account the pesticide residues and the chemicals in the packaging, the number climbs to 12,000 chemicals. It would take years and a lot of consumer advocacy and political will to get these removed from our food. However, […]

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The Myth of the Nutrition Label

It should not be surprising that people are confused about what foods are “nutritious”. If the criteria are met with the information contained on a nutrition labels, then we are in deep doo doo. And this is where nutrition science and the dietetic profession have failed us.   I spent last week doing nutrition labels. […]

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A Few Words About White Flour (Good News)

I sit here with my sourdough challah proofs in the proofer, made probably with about 60% organic white flour and 40% whole wheat and it makes me think about all the health advocates out there who absolutely say no to white flour. I am certainly a big fan of whole grains because of the wonderful […]

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Eat, Upregulate and Be Merry

Normally, at this time of year, I might write about some healthy options for treats. After the events of the weekend, I have decided to forego the attempt. Really, who cares? Once again, Mother Nature demonstrated who is really in charge. I was quite fortunate in that my power only went off in the middle […]

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Gluten-Free’s Handy Helper For Cleansing The Colon

As part of the process of developing a number of gluten-free products, I have been forced to eat some of the gluten-free products others are making out there in the marketplace. I am not going to comment on the taste or texture – there are no words for most of what I have had to […]

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Three Tips For Making Marvelous Whole Grain Muffins

A lightly textured, flavour muffin is a great addition to breakfast and also makes the perfect quick snack between meals. The calorie count can easily be controlled by the portion size, which is easy to do when you make them yourself. A batch can be made ahead and frozen, making this also convenient for busy parents […]

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