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Proposed sugar tax could be sweet deal

April 22nd, 2010 · 4 Comments · Food in the news, Healthy eating

A bill in the Kansas Legislature to levy a tax on sugary soft drinks sounds like a win-win deal to me. Not only would the proposal, Kansas Senate Bill 567, somewhat sweeten the state’s pitiful coffers up front, but the proposal also has the potential to reduce soft drink consumption a tad and thereby health-care […]

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Time’s flying, but here is fair news

August 7th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Healthy eating, local food

Ack! Suddenly I have more to do than I have time! That means I’m way behind in all the food things I want to tell you about, like the Rustic Peach Tart and the Ratatouille and the Naturally Nutritious Food Festival and the free food and the Easy Oven-Roasted Tomato Sauce and the great-tasting dish […]

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Evidence lacking for multivitamins

March 7th, 2009 · Comments Off on Evidence lacking for multivitamins · Healthy eating

A recent story in the New York Times reinforces my decision to quit taking a multivitamin. Turns out, there’s no evidence multivitamins do much good, even though they have been the one consistent recommendation of nutrition experts over the last several years. I’m still taking D due to a deficiency and eating lots of fruits […]

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Take a peek at new website; tell me what you think

December 29th, 2008 · 6 Comments · General, Healthy eating

On the off chance you’ve been dying to know what I’ve been up to, besides holiday-related stuff, I think I’m ready to show you now. As I think I previously mentioned, I have been working to develop a new site from which I’m hoping to make a little money. It’s called Homecooking Revival, and I […]

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Curried Butternut Squash Soup fits with season

December 4th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Food preparation, Healthy eating, recipes

Soup season is definitely here. I have several favorite soups (Butternut Vegetable Soup, Lentil Soup and Tuscan Five-Bean Soup come to mind), but I decided I needed to try something I hadn’t made before, Curried Butternut Squash Soup.  It was an easy choice because (a) I have all that end-of-market squash in the basement and […]

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Pass the real food; hold the nutrition advice

July 24th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Books about food, Healthy eating, Research

I’ve about had it with science and nutrition, the combination that is. Those of you who follow such things may recall the publicity Michael Pollan gave the concept of nutritionism. I thought he had a point, but I thought there was still room for studying nutrition, diet and health, especially since so many health problems […]

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