Monthly Archives: July 2011

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Analysis Shows No Association of Saturated Fat With Cardiovascular Disease

In The Washington Post online, I found a reference to an analysis published last year in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  The objective of the meta-analysis  was “to summarize the evidence related to the association of dietary saturated fat with risk of … Continue reading

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Dr. Mercola’s Keys to Curb Obesity

Dr. Mercola has posted a response to an annual obesity report by Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  The 2011 report that shows US obesity rates are rising–no surprise–and that twelve states have obesity rates above … Continue reading

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The FDA’s Press Release Against Raw Milk

David Gumpert in a recent post on The Complete Patient discusses the politics behind the FDA’s press release about a possible outbreak of campylobacter from raw milk in North Carolina.  He points out that the  FDA used an expensive public relations … Continue reading

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Chicken with Okra

Again, I was inspired by the really fresh food found at the farmers’ market last weekend–this time it was okra.  Last summer at the 4th Annual Farm & Food Leadership Conference in Austin, lunch, prepared by local chefs with local … Continue reading

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Homemade Mayonnaise

Since commercial jarred mayonnaise is almost always made with soy oil, and even organic brands may be made with canola oil (highly processed rapeseed oil), I have been wanting to switch to homemade for a long time.  I had read … Continue reading

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Vegetable Beef Soup

I’ve been making vegetable beef soup for many years, but after reading Nourishing Traditions and Eat Fat, Lose Fat, both by Sally Fallon and Dr. Mary Enig, I’ve added an important new step to increase the nutrition and enhance the flavor.  I … Continue reading

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How to Ruin Deviled Eggs

I couldn’t pass up commenting on a July 2, 2011, recipe by EatingWell editor Jessie Price.  Her recipe for deviled eggs is found on Shine from Yahoo. The problem became clear in the second paragraph where she says, “Popular as these two-bite appetizers are, … Continue reading

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