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  • 12 Egg Substitutes, Vegan Style

    12 Egg Substitutes, Vegan Style

    Chickens lay eggs. Humans have known this for quite a while—following hens around and snatching…

    By: Jill Ettinger
    Posted: March 03, 2017
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  • Vegan Alternatives to Cheese, Butter & Other Dairy Products

    Vegan Alternatives to Cheese, Butter & Other Dairy Products

    Taking the plunge into veganism can be an easy step for ethical and health reasons--in theory, anyway. Your taste buds, however, may have a slightly different reaction. We acclimate to the foods we eat repeatedly—developing new preferences over...

    By: Jill Ettinger
    Posted: October 28, 2013
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  • What is Amaranth?

    What is Amaranth?

      Options for whole grains have picked up steam in the past few years with buckwheat and…

    By: Ryan Bisram
    Posted: July 25, 2013
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  • How Can I Lower My Cholesterol Naturally?

    How Can I Lower My Cholesterol Naturally?

        Q: There have been so many things written these days about lowering LDL and bumping up HDL and I find it confusing. I want to keep to a more natural approach than going to pharmacological pills. I recently heard that 2 glasses of...

    By: Lisa Tsakos
    Posted: September 29, 2011
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  • Is stevia better than aspartame?

    Is stevia better than aspartame?

      Q: How would you rate the natural sweetener Stevia? Is it better than aspartame? A: Stevia is a natural, non-caloric sweetener that can be used as a replacement for sugar in food and drinks. Stevia extracts,called steviosides, can...

    By: Lisa Tsakos
    Posted: February 09, 2011
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  • Is corn meal bad for high blood sugar?

    Is corn meal bad for high blood sugar?

    Q: Hi could you please tell me if corn meal is in the same category as white flour? My husband has high blood sugar and is eating only whole wheat, but we do enjoy cornbread.  - Barbara A: Cornmeal has a glycemic index score of 69, the same...

    By: Lisa Tsakos
    Posted: August 03, 2010
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  • Healthy Peanut Butter Alternatives

    Healthy Peanut Butter Alternatives

    Q: My child is allergic to peanut butter. Are there any alternative spreads made with seeds that she can eat?  A: Sunflower seed butter is a great alternative to peanut butter. Most brands are processed in peanut-free facilities. To...

    By: Lisa Tsakos
    Posted: July 23, 2010
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  • I'm Diabetic. Can I Still Enjoy Pasta?

    I'm Diabetic. Can I Still Enjoy Pasta?

    Q: Is there a way for someone with Type 1 Diabetes to enjoy pasta without overloading on carbs? A: Pasta made from protein-rich grains like quinoa and kamut have a lower ratio of carbohydrate compared with pasta made from wheat (like semolina...

    By: Lisa Tsakos
    Posted: May 21, 2010
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  • My hands tend to shake. Any Recommendations?

    My hands tend to shake. Any Recommendations?

    Q: I hope you can help me on this? Is there a supplement or food I should be taking for being off balance? I drool and my hands tend to shake? –Lawrence A: I am not a doctor, but this sounds like your nervous system. Before you try to figure this out...

    By: Lisa Tsakos
    Posted: March 26, 2010
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  • Reduce ADD Symptoms Wth Food

    Reduce ADD Symptoms Wth Food

    Q: What foods should people with ADD avoid? Are there any foods that would help reduce ADD symptoms? -Natalie A: Foods or substances that can exacerbate ADD vary from person to person. The Feingold Program (also known as the Feingold Diet) can...

    By: Lisa Tsakos
    Posted: February 18, 2010
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