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Article: Enjoy local strawberries plain or in a variety of dishes

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Which fruit has seeds on the outside and is hollow in the middle? STRAWBERRIES! Like many Lodians, we patiently waited for the homemade “Closed/Season Over” signs in front of the local strawberry stands to display “Open”.  Since strawberry season is now in full swing, it is a great time to remember how special these fruits ...

Prep Smart: Roasted Garlic

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Roasted Garlic Research has identified garlic as the #1 anti-cancer veggie, so it is important to incorporate it as frequently as possible! Roasting garlic completely transforms the flavor, from bold with a bite to mild, sweet and even nutty!  I often slip a packet or two of garlic cloves into the oven when I am cooking ...

Article: Use Homemade Mouthwash for a Smart Swishing Experience!

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Being well aware of the links between oral health and chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s, I have been extremely consistent with my regimen of brushing, flossing and finishing with a commercial mouthwash. That is, until a few weeks ago… One of my students sent me a link to some research linking ...

Recipe: Homemade Mouthwash – Smarter Swishing!

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Research links alcohol containing mouthwash to increased risk of oral cancer, the commercially available alcohol-free versions contain a daunting list of ingredients, and the few "natural" products are quite pricey. So, what to do? Making your own mouthwash can be an easy, inexpensive and safe alternative! Recipes utilize ingredients ranging from aloe vera to witch hazel, ...

Article: White rice vs brown rice… real difference?

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Dear Timaree: "I grew up eating 'sticky' white rice and haven't really eaten much brown rice because it seems so 'dry'. I am cooking it wrong? What are the real differences between brown rice and white rice?" Although many of my college students grew up eating white rice and consider brown rice absolutely "foreign", both come ...