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How to Grill the Perfect Holiday Turkey

For many people, the holidays mean a house full of family and a small kitchen putting out a lot of food. One problem never fails to arise in this scenario. Most houses only have one oven, so it become…

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Why Pastured Turkeys Are Better For Your Health

Remember the old adage, "you are what you eat"? Well, current research is taking that principle one step further. When it comes to meat, you are what your food ate. Most people recognize intuitively t…

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Support These Places: 28 Stores Thankfully CLOSED on Thanksgiving

Is nothing sacred? This Thanksgiving, a growing number of stores -- like Kmart, Walmart, Target, Gap, Macy’s, Best Buy, Toys R Us, and Kohl’s -- are planning to open even earlier for Black Friday s…

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5 Ways to Feast on a Sustainable Thanksgiving Meal

Someone wise recently pointed out to me that we use the holiday season as an excuse to do so many things that are bad for us. We spend too much, we eat too much, we get too busy, and we simply comp…

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MRSA Superbugs in U.S. Retail Meat

MRSA, methicillin resistant Staph aureus, now kills more Americans every year than AIDS, and it's invaded our meat supply. Last week, the largest survey of U.S. retail meat was published and found the…

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8 Thanksgiving Superfoods

If you choose wisely, Thanksgiving doesn't have to mean a heavy, less-than-healthy meal.  Here are my picks for the best traditional Thanksgiving superfoods: Apples—We’ve all heard the adage, “an a…

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Healthy Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

The day after Thanksgiving, aka Black Friday, is practically a food holiday too considering refrigerators across the country are still bursting with leftover stuffing, mashed potatoes and plenty of tu…

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Nutritionally, Dark Meat Trumps White Meat

By Heather Ashare, MPH for DietsInReview.com Have you shunned a drumstick at Thanksgiving because of a fear of fat and calories? In our attempts to trim our turkey dinner we may be cutting out some…

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Source a Sustainably Raised Turkey for Thanksgiving

More than 250 million turkeys are slaughtered in the industrial system each year in the United States, and about 46 million of those are for Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a wonderful, warm holiday,…

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The Turkey Rap (video)

We recently ran across this video of brothers Phil and Lee Edmonds performing a musical ode to the humble turkey. What do you think? Funny? Wacky? More Thanksgiving Fun: Candied Yams: Yummy or…

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