Category: Food News

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Food Safety: 10 Top Things You Need to Do!

How many of these food safety rules do you follow? 1. Use a “refrigerator thermometer” to keep your food stored at a safe temperature (below 40°F). Cold temperatures slow the growth of bacteria. Ensuring...

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The Real Cost of a Hamburger

The hidden price of America’s love of fast-food. A McDonald’s Big Mac costs about $3.50, but Raj Patel, author of the newly released The Value of Nothing (Macmillan, 2010), says society pays a much...

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Should We Buy Organic Apples?

As a nutrition editor, I know the value of eating loads of fruits and vegetables. I prefer to buy local when I can, but I’ve never been a purist about eating only organic. Now...

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Top 7 Foods for Stress Relief

Stress can take a toll on your body’s natural defenses, but eating the right foods can offer relief. We all feel wrung out sometimes by the stress of daily life and, unfortunately, we tend...