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Moderation Maven

Dishing up the best ingredients for a healthy lifestyle

Always Consider the Source for Health Information

Think fast – where do you get information on health and nutrition? Magazines at the checkout stand? Your friends, family, or doctor? How about TV or social media like Facebook, Pinterest, or Twitter? With any of these, you probably have some degree of trust. But have you ever thought about whether the source is a commercial venture? What about their credentials? We often assume others hav...

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"Cooler Corn:" Is it Safe?

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The Scoop on Smoothies

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to travel to Arizona for a family wedding as my mom's "plus one." We took a day trip to Sedona for a hike, and our guide shared with us his favorite smoothie recipe. It was an exceedingly long list of ingredients, but included frozen fruit, coconut milk, agave nectar, spirulina, local bee pollen, and wheat grass, among other things. My first thou...

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