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How Could Sprouts Be So Damn Healthy, Yet So Damn Dangerous?

Dominating the news cycle this weekend was not so much about announcements of presidential bids and summer blockbusters, but an old terror rearing its ugly head – E. coli. E. coli, short for Escherich…

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Staphylococcus is Murder: Is Food Poisoning a Criminal Offense?

Similar to the way one remembers their first kiss or, more aptly, their first automobile accident, one distinctly remembers their first case of food poisoning as if it were imprinted on their gut (and…

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Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar

With many people lacking health and its insurance we can remember ancient folk wisdom that served our ancestors! Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine, used apple cider vinegar as an internal cle…

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Dangerous Food: Is Anything Safe?

I write a lot about intuitive eating and the psychology of food choices and habits. Lots of people in the intuitive eating world focus almost exclusively on why you eat, exploring the reasons behi…

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48 Million People Suffer from Sneaky Illness: Protect Yourself

According to new reports from the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately one in six Americans suffers from a food-borne illness annually. By the CDC estimates:  48 …

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8 Benefits of Home Cooking

When it comes down to feeding your body and mind, nothing is superior to preparing your food from scratch, with quality ingredients and served with love.  If you have never experienced this phenomenon…

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How to Avoid Holiday Food Poisoning

The season of holiday dinners and brunches, company parties, and dining at restaurants draped in festive white lights is upon us.  Turkey, egg nog, pumpkin pie, the seven fishes …really, even thou…

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