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Ten Quick “Egg”cellent Food Safety Tips

Posted by Lisa Peterson -

This time of year is particularly popular for dyeing and decorating hard boiled eggs. Food safety is important to remember when handling eggs to prevent unwanted food borne illness. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration estimates 79,000 Americans get sick every year from Salmonella found in eggs. What can be done as consumers to prevent food poisoning? Read ten tips to help protect aga...

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Is there a Catch in Eating Tuna?

Posted by Lisa Peterson -

How important is fish in the diet? Is canned tuna in water healthier than in oil? Isn't the mercury harmful? These three questions have come up in conversation during heart health classes over the last few weeks. The American Heart Association recommends eating fish two times a week. The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend 8 ounces of a variety of seafood per week for both the...

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