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5 Incredibly Healthy Foods That Taste Like Ice Cream

Summer is finally here, and nothing beats the heat quite like a fresh scoop of ice cream. But, if you are lactose intolerant or trying to abide by a healthier lifestyle, a churned mash of refined suga…

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A Bouquet on Your Dining Table Can Help You Eat Less

What happens when you place a bouquet of fragrant flowers on your dining table? Yes, of course, the sight and smell of those beautiful flowers pleases the eyes, gladdens the nose, and makes you fee…

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Grilled Marinated Eggplant with Mint

The other day, the mint finally popped up in my garden. I couldn’t wait to cook something with it. And then I saw the perfect organic eggplant in the store and I knew just what to do. Many, many years…

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Food Tastes Different Depending on the Utensil You Use

Many people in the food service industry will tell you that presentation, while not everything, is a huge component of how someone experiences food. There is nothing like a dirty spoon or a dirty glas…

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What If You Couldn’t Taste or Smell Anything?

Years ago I was hit with a horrendous sinus infection that, while providing punishing sinus pain and congestion, also rendered my senses of taste and smell virtually kaput. Due to the fact I could nei…

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Organic Food Debate: Pleasure Over Sustainability?

By Paula Alvarado, TreeHugger The quite misinterpreted study published in Annals of Internal Medicine signed by Stanford professionals kept bouncing in my head the past week. Not so much out of ann…

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Are You Feeling Fat or Tasting It?

For years it was believed that humans had the capacity to detect four different tastes: sweet, salty, sour and bitter. It was what was taught in school. It was what was widely accepted, and it existed…

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How Color Affects Your Appetite

Think about the color of the food you eat on a daily basis. There's probably a lot of leafy green, some nice fruity reds and oranges, cereal browns and dairy whites. But how about blue? Okay, may…

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Do Your Taste Buds Change as You Age?

Q: Do your taste buds change as you get older? Why? A: Like all the other cells in the body, those special sensory cells that make up the taste buds eventually wear out. As we age, the taste buds b…

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Tap into Your Inner Pharmacy

We experience the world through our five senses. The sounds, sights, tastes, smells, and sensations that we ingest through our mind become how we define who we are. As food creates bodily tissues, sen…

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