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June 10, 2012 “Eating Organic” Written By: Sandra Dear Readers: The word “organic” is widely used more now than ever. But what does “organic” really mean? Organic food means that it is grown using methods that do not involve synthetic pesticides and chemical fertilizers, and that do not contain...

August 9, 2012 “Emotional & Habitual Eating” Written By: Sandra Dear Readers: We all have food cravings, and a lot of times these food cravings are triggered when you see your favorite food or snack on a shelf or in the kitchen. We also relate certain foods to certain...

June 30, 2012 “Nutrition for Acid Reflux” Written By: Sandra Dear Readers: Many people suffer from acid reflux or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). Acid reflux is when stomach acid flows back (refluxes) into the esophagus. The esophagus is a tube that carries food into the stomach. When refluxing, symptoms...

June 30, 2013 “Flour – The Facts” By: Sandra Dear Readers: Flour is our baking buddy. Years ago, our kitchen was stocked with one or two types of flour. Today, there are so many types, all made from nuts, grains, legumes, seeds, and vegetable sources. So what is flour?...

July 22, 2012 “What’s In Your Food?” By: Sandra Dear Readers: Some of you might remember the days when grandma made wheat bread with “real” wheat and no additives and preservatives. Today, wheat is made with additives such as gluten, wheat starch, and other starches that we really don’t...

October 22, 2012 “Foods For The Immune System” By: Sandra Dear Readers: As food can cure some diseases and disorders, it can also help prevent them and help decrease symptoms of an existing disease or disorder. Our immune system is made up of a network of cells, tissues, and...