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Cooking with Cauliflower

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It is officially summer time, which means that cauliflower is now in season. Here at Whitsons, we want to make sure that you get the most out of this amazing vegetable. Cauliflower is one of many vegetables in the species Brassica oleracea, in the Brassicaceae family which also includes cabbage, Br...
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The Benefits of…Chocolate?

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Is it true? Could it be? Chocolate … healthy? Yes, it is!   Chocolate (dark chocolate, that is!) contains many naturally occurring ingredients; scientists have found over 300 so far!  You have probably heard of caffeine, but, there are many others with health benefits, such as antioxidants. Antio...
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The Fight Against Malnourishment

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89% is a Failing Grade When it Comes to Nutrition Gaps This chart, based on findings by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, indicates that teenage girls (aged 12-19) are the most nutritionally deficient, up to 89% lacking in critical nutrients such as Calcium, Folate, Magnesium, Vitamin A, I...
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Love Your Heart ~ Get Heart Healthy!

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February is American Heart Month, so it’s the perfect time to talk about heart disease and how you can keep that all-important ticker of yours healthy and strong. Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in this country? According to the Centers for Di...
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Stop Cold and Flu with Elderberry Extract!

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With winter now in full swing, so is cold and flu season. Everyone seems to have their own immune-boosting rituals to make sure they don’t get sick, including me. I personally take and recommend elderberry extract after having it recommended to me by many friends and my preceptors during my dietetic...
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To Drink or Not to Drink: Alkaline Water

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Alkaline water seems to be the latest health craze sweeping the nation, and rightfully so.  With all the marketing behind it, it’s hard to avoid.  Proponents of alkaline water tout its many health benefits, from weight loss and clearer skin to decreased bone loss and increased immunity, as a reason ...
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Got Coconut Oil?

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I recently embarked on a new dietary journey, and along the way I have come to love coconut oil. How I have never happened upon this versatile wonder before, I don’t know; but now that I have, I am absolutely hooked.   And it’s not just the aroma that fills up my kitchen that is delightful. The mo...
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Got Coconut Oil?

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I recently embarked on a new dietary journey, and along the way I have come to love coconut oil. How I have never happened upon this versatile wonder before, I don’t know; but now that I have, I am absolutely hooked.   And it’s not just the aroma that fills up my kitchen that is delightful. The mo...
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