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Turnip the Beet! Nutrition and Wellness

Timely news, information, and innovative ideas to promote health and influence change.

Bulgur Wheat: A Quick-Cooking, (and delicious!) Whole Grain

  October brings in the sweet, crisp air of fall that travels through the changing tree tops and into open windows where it mingles with even sweeter smells simmering on the stove. October is also the month of final abundance and a time to gather the last of the harvest before winter's chill sets in. The flavors enjoyed in fall are as hardy as the season. Root vegetables and whe...

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potatoes

Pass the potatoes, please!

Potatoes are so versatile and there are so many delicious varieties. They can be dressed up, dressed down, eaten alone or as the base for a hearty stew or frittata (see recipe below). They have long been a staple in the American diet but are often shunned for the misconception that "they have no nutritional value and contain nothing but carbs". This cou...

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