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Black Beans

Basic Black By Fiona Breslin The terms “healthy” and “comfort food” often don’t describe a simple food, but black beans merit both monikers. This member of the legume family boasts...


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Cooking 101

Apples

By Chelsea Fisher Eating an apple a day won’t keep the doctor away, but it’s not a bad place to start. The combination of antioxidants and phytochemicals within apples—including quercetin, epicatechin,...


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Pairing Your Foods To Get More Nutrition

Did you know that pairing different foods together can help increase the amount of nutrition you get from foods? Here are simple ways of getting more of these...


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Cooking 101

Canola Oil

Originally developed in Canada, canola oil is a  neutral-tasting vegetable oil made from the seeds of the rapeseed plant. This mustard relative yields an extract that’s excellent for...


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A Seed Guide for Cancer Patients

If you are contemplating a more plant-based or vegan diet, seeds provide numerous health benefits due to the abundance of nutrients packed inside them. Seeds are important because...


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Cooking 101

Cheese

Experimenting with new cheeses can be a delightful way to add complex taste to different meals. Cheese is a simple, easy-to-fix snack if you are tired, and offers...


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Going Vegan-What You Need to Know

The vegan diet has many health benefits including lower rates of obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer....


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Cooking 101

Chickpeas

One Cool Chickpea By Fiona Breslin Garbanzo beans, also called chickpeas, are a staple nearly the world over. They play a leading role in a host of delicious dishes —...


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Food Traditions- Lent & Easter

Lent is a season of reflection, lasting for the 40 days prior to Easter in the Christian calendar. During Lent, Christians aim to replicate Jesus’ sacrifice in the...


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Nutritional Yeast

If you’ve spent any time walking through a health food store, researching cheese substitutes for vegan diets, or reading health articles, you’ve likely come across nutritional yeast. This powerful...


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Cooking 101

Fish

Fish is undoubtedly one of our most nutritious, varied sources of protein, and it’s especially good for cancer survivors -- quick to cook, easy to digest, and full...


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Kitchen Dictionary

Garlic

It may need to be paired with a package of breath mints, but garlic has long been a culinary and medicinal mainstay. The fragrant bulb can claim a...