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Acai Berry

  This berry has been a traditional food and medicine of Amazon basin tribes for centuries, only recently coming to be common on United States shelves. Acai (pronounced ah-sah-ee) berry is a small, round, dark purple fruit obtained from…
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Anemia: is it Iron, Folate or Vitamin B-12? Part 2

Part 2 – Anemia caused by Vitamin B-12 and/or Folate Deficiency. Even though iron deficiency anemia (part 1) is the number one nutrient deficiency in the U.S among children and women of childbearing age, there are other types of anemia…

Celebrate the United Tastes of America! Fourth of July BBQ Ideas

The Fourth of July is a great occasion to honor traditional foods grown in the USA. Perhaps you're looking for some 4th of July BBQ ideas or having a fourth of July party? Check out these foods – meat, veggies, fruit and even beverages –…

Eat Right: Go Fish for Good Health!

Fishing for healthy meal ideas?  The answer might be just that. . . fish! When it comes to healthy eating, we know all about getting our fruits and vegetables, but the idea of routinely eating fish can slip through the nets.  Don’t…

Eat Right: The Sodium Attack – Do You Really Need to Limit Salt?

I was reading some articles yesterday that came through on my Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics daily email and was very happy to see this article by Caroline Scott-Thomas questioning population-wide salt reduction. I have been questioning…