Mating Game of Date Palms

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By Catharine L. Kaufman (a.k.a. The Kitchen Shrink) Perhaps this column should be marked PG-13, since much of what’s said about the exotic fruit often called “tree candy,” cannot avoid a slightly suggestive tinge. Starting … Read More

Smart Food Shopping

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by Dina Eliash Robinson Part 1 — WHY BOTHER? Why would a society obsessed with youth, beauty and fitness, consume huge quantities of toxic, nutrient-poor foods that hasten aging, spoil looks and promote ill health? … Read More

Save Water, Health & Time

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By Dina Eliash Robinson Water—clean, uncontaminated and fit to drink—is the world’s most precious, and increasingly scarce commodity. As the planet heats up and its population grows, we’re in danger of running out of this … Read More

RANT

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President Obama’s last State of the Union address included a call to a “moonshot”-like mission to find cures for cancer. He entrusted Vice President Joe Biden—who recently lost his son to cancer—to spearhead the project. … Read More

Foods That Banish The Winter Blues

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By Dina Eliash Robinson               If your naturally cheerful disposition slides into depression as soon as daylight hours are shortened by longer nights or darkened by frequently overcast skies, … Read More

Piquant Salmon & Vegetables

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Preferably wild-caught salmon with all organic vegetables, herbs, spices and other ingredients. Excellent with organic brown Basmati rice. Yields four portions of salmon and several additional portions of the vegetable mix, which can be incorporated … Read More

Nutrition Training in Medical Schools

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Congress Tackles Nutrition Studies As Medical Tool With ENRICH ACT By Dina Eliash Robinson With a proposed $15 million grant to fund it, the bipartisan “Expanding Nutrition’s Role in Curricula & Healthcare” (ENRICH ACT—H.R. 1411) bill … Read More

String Beans & More Summer Soup

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Ingredients (Preferably all organic) • ¾ cup chopped red onion • 3 cloves chopped fresh garlic • about 5 cups of string (green) beans • about 2 cups of coarsely shredded kale leaves leaves (hard … Read More