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The Ultimate Guide to Perfect Iced Tea, Part I

By admin | April 26, 2012

By: Cyndi Amaya With the warm weather approaching, many of us flock to our all-time favorite cold beverage- iced tea! But with all the sugar-laden powders and bottled iced teas out there, the iced tea we all know and love has turned into the latest unhealthy soft drink. If you read the label of these so-called Read More

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Why Grocery Stores are Making Us Fat

By admin | April 12, 2012

By: Melaina Gasbarrino When you walk into the grocery store do you ever notice how each one is created the same? The milk, meat and eggs are in the back corner, flowers at the front, candy at the checkout, produce at the start and all the processed foods you can think of in between. As you Read More

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Five Dollar Food Challenge: “Cubano” at La Isla

By admin | March 9, 2012

By: Michael Engle In the previous installment of the Five Dollar Food Challenge, I visited Spanish Harlem and, on a whim, found El Aguila to be  my new go-to for authentic Mexican cuisine. This time, I again returned to Spanish Harlem, but I intentionally ventured farther east for the sake of exploring a different section Read More

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Basics of Avoiding Mutant Foods

By Jeannette | March 9, 2012

By: Allana Mortell Imagine yourself in a supermarket on a Saturday afternoon, strolling with your cart, aisle by aisle. First, you swivel your way towards the cereal, picking up your favorite healthy breakfast starter, along with that sugary stuff the little ones asked for. Not exactly the most balanced breakfast, but nevertheless, those sugar-filled morsels sure Read More

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5 Healthy Root Vegetables to Munch on this Season

By Michele Wolfson | January 19, 2012

Root vegetables are star performers on many restaurant menus throughout the colder weather months. These edible underground plants generally have no fat and are low in calories. They can be an excellent source of protein, and their phytonutrients are proven to have extraordinary health benefits. The phytonutrients include antioxidants that fight free radicals in our Read More

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Frankenfoods: Do the Benefits Outweigh the Dangers?

By admin | September 26, 2011

By: Dylan Rodgers Now that people are becoming much more health-conscious and focusing on organic products, it would follow that genetically modified and chemically altered foods would be nearly out the window for fear of any backlash from angry, hemp-clad protesters. With a little research though, it is easy to see that ‘frankenfoods’ are far Read More

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Father’s Day Gifts for the Food-Loving Dad

By mahir | June 13, 2011

With Father’s Day coming up, it’s time to start thinking about gift ideas for Dad. Since our dad’s often spend so much time feeding us as we’re growing up, it might be nice to feed him this Father’s Day with an edible gift.

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5 Cheap Ways To Beautify Your Kitchen and Home

By mahir | April 28, 2011

Are you planning to do spring cleaning this year? For many families, spring cleaning is an annual event. This year there is no need to dread a big ordeal! As you’re cleaning out the refrigerator and cabinets and making way for the bounty of fresh produce from the market, take a few extra steps to Read More

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