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One Healthy Habit to Establish if You Want to Eat Better….

  Read the ingredients in everything you buy and eat. Ignorance is not bliss, at least not when it comes to what you’re putting in your mouth. Awareness is key.  There is a connection between checking ingredients and making healthier … Continue reading

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Bored with your Food? Try Skate Wings

On long-ago Sunday mornings, the best part of the paper was the grocery coupon insert where anything and everything new to the stores could be found.  These food-like products sounded so good and I would get so excited by a … Continue reading

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Virtual Grocery Store Tour Part Four: Frozen Aisle, Bakery and You’re Done!

Frozen Foods Frozen vegetables are great choices.  Nearly as good as fresh and they are picked at their peak so their nutrients are locked in.  They also store longer than fresh so keep several bags in your freezer.  A few … Continue reading

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Virtual Grocery Store Tour Part Three: The Middle Aisles

By now I think you understand that, based on the products you see inside of it, the grocery store could care less about your health.  They are a business whose focus is making a profit.  They will stack bottles of … Continue reading

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Virtual Grocery Store Tour Part Two: Seafood, Meat and Dairy

Moving right along to the animal products, a topic of great controversy.  On the one hand they can be a source of nutrition, however many people live their entire lives abstaining from them and remain in excellent health.  There is … Continue reading

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Virtual Grocery Store Tour Part One: Produce and Bulk

Are you confused about what to buy when you go grocery shopping?  Most people are.  I’m here to boost your confidence in you being able to decide for yourself which items to choose and which to avoid. The general consensus … Continue reading

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Super-Sized, Super-Priced, Super-Foods

Yes, I know I am usually eagerly promoting Whole Foods, organics, and local farmers markets.  And I am still all for them! I am also all for bargains and getting good quality food at the best prices.  Most of the … Continue reading

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5 Freezer Staples

I remember a time when my freezer staples were ice-cream and Smart Ones frozen meals.  That was before I knew anything about nutrition! When you are striving to make healthy food choices, it helps to be prepared with a supply … Continue reading

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Label Reading

The power is back on!  Fridges are freezers are running again and you may need to hit the grocery store to restock your losses.  It’s crucial to know exactly what goes into the foods you put in your fridge and … Continue reading

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Stocking a Healthy Pantry

Hurricane Irene is making her way to Rhode Island and with all the talk about preparation I thought it would be an appropriate time to post about healthy foods to have in your cupboards.  Hurricane or no hurricane, it’s always … Continue reading

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