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Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Latest Scoop on Mercury in Fish

Fish, low in contaminants like mercury, can be a low calorie and high protein addition to our diets.  Eating safe fish twice a week could help in the growth and development of children, and reduce the risks of heart attack, stroke, prostate cancer, depression and dementia in adults.  With their vitamin D and omega 3 fatty acid content, [...]

Good News for Rice Lovers

Without rice much of the world’s population would starve.  Imagine Asian, East Indian, Mexican,  North African, Mediterranean, or South American cuisine without rice as the foundation.  The diversity of the population of the United States has led many of us to eat more rice than ever.  So, it was frightening when a few years ago, [...]