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Deer oh Deer

Nov052014

Deer are everywhere in Iowa.  We look out our farmhouse windows, and there they are.  They are abundant.  And, now I see their faces and antlers everywhere; on walls, on napkins, on pillows.  Even a real deer is standing next to Taylor Swift inside her mansion in her new music video.  In my high school in Pennsylvania, our head baton majorette wore a sequined football helmet with deer antlers.  Yep, that’s right, we were raised in true deer country, and we thought nothing of it…. View the post

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Food Labels & Weight Management

Sep052014

In the nutrition & food marketing world, label reading can be useful.  But it can also be confusing to know which packaged foods and drinks are healthier according to the label.  To get into the habit of label reading, and find the healthiest items, I’d like to give you a head start……… View the post

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Can Junk Food be Banned or Can It End Obesity? – Part 2

Aug102013

Before you read this, perhaps you should try a Carl’s Jr. Grilled Cod Sandwich.  Let me know how it tastes, ok?  How about the Egg White Delight McMuffin at McDonald’s?  It’s destined to “become a classic”.  This is one of the nice things that is happening in America and around the world with fast food chains; they are working on delivering healthier food items……….. View the post

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Can Junk Food Be Banned or Can It End Obesity?- Part 1

Jul102013

The evolving science and process of “processed” foods…this is the question!  These days when we refer to healthy eating, we hear a lot about local, seasonal, farm fresh, farm to table, wholesome, real food, and UNprocessed.  We are told if you don’t understand what’s on the label, don’t eat it.  We hear about food deserts, that’s food “deserts”, not “desserts”……….

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