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Monthly Archives: March 2014

28 03, 2014

Set Yourself Free From Food Rules

By |2014-03-28T07:39:06-04:00March 28th, 2014|Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|1 Comment

A colleague recently pointed out how people are often more worried about what their food is "free" of (sugar-free, antibiotic-free, hormone-free, gluten-free, wheat-free, fat-free), as opposed to the important stuff that the food is providing (protein, antioxidant vitamins, minerals, fiber, phytochemicals). Not to mention the enjoyment good food [...]

13 03, 2014

Sowing Your Oats

By |2014-03-13T14:00:10-04:00March 13th, 2014|Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|1 Comment

A friend recently asked me about freezing oatmeal. She was concerned that her method of making steel cut oats ahead, and then freezing it in muffin cups for later use, may impact the nutrient level of the oatmeal. The minimal, if any, nutrients lost in freezing cooked oats [...]