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Eating Healthy on a Budget, a Chef’s View

If you just looked at your monthly financial statement, the headline Eating Healthy on a Budget might be cringe-worthy. It’s…
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Sunlight: A Powerful Health Tonic

The concept of worshiping the sun is as old as civilization itself, with many ancient cultures celebrating the sun and…
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How to Properly Store Produce to Prevent Food Waste

It’s Friday night and you’ve returned home after a long workday. Upon entering the kitchen, you open doors to reveal…
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Becoming a Natural Food Chef

On May 13th we celebrated the most recent graduating class of Natural Food Chefs.  In the last 15 weeks, these…
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The Role of Nutrition in Children’s Mental Health

In honor of Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week (May 1-7, 2022), this week’s blog aims to explore nutrition’s role in…
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The Maillard Reaction: Why Food Tastes So Good

Fresh baked bread, roasted potatoes, seared steak, toasted marshmallows, chocolate, a fresh cup of coffee. What do these foods have…
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Interesterified Fat from a Holistic Perspective

Good fats, bad fats, trans fats, interesterified fats. Say, what a lot of fats there are! Want to know what…
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Cortisol and Insulin: Healthy Hormone Levels Equal Healthy Body Weight

This blog isn’t about the newest trends, or fads, in weight loss. Instead, we’ll be talking about your hormones, especially…
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Processed Foods: Using NOVA to Categorize the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Perhaps the #1 dietary advice ever given is to avoid processed foods— almost everything that has an ingredient list on…