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Tired After Turkey? Is it Totally Tryptophan?

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on Monday, 24 November 2014
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Is it really the turkey that makes Dad snore on the couch after our fall festivities? Turkey contains L-tryptophan, an amino acid well-documented for inducing sleep. But, truth be known, Dad would probably be asleep anyway. Why?   Well, L-tryptophan does metabolize into serotonin and melatonin, wh...
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An American Classic: Andrew's Apple Pie

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on Monday, 17 November 2014
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Can you believe that it is Thanksgiving time already? Our thoughts turn to traditions and holiday food favorites, and sometimes we just need to spice up the old with a little bit of new—so why not try out a new recipe? Once your turkey is roasted to perfection, it’s time to turn your sights to a tra...
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I Must Be Nuts

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on Monday, 10 November 2014
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  Nuts have been a widely-used source of protein for thousands of years. The Romans and Egyptians made wide use of nuts in many dishes. Did you know that in 1995, archaeologists, having unearthed a Mesolithic pit on the Hebridean island of Colonsay, found traces of hundreds of thousands of burnt ha...
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Quinoa in the Spotlight

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on Monday, 03 November 2014
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  Quinoa is an excellent alternative for making the switch to a more whole grain rich diet. Known to researchers and health aficionados as the “mother grain,” quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is an ancient grain that has been celebrated for its nutritional benefits for thousands of years. In fact, acco...
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