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Archive | September, 2010

Food Trauma?

Can’t stand the sight of broccoli, let alone the smell? Traumatized by turnips? If so, you should check out this fascinating story from the Globe and Mail about extreme food aversions. In many cases, say experts, those food aversions probably evolved from a traumatic food experience as a child. Those experiences could range from being forced [...]

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Fun Food Saturday: Whole Lotta Shakin’

We’re doing a lot of shaking over here in our kitchen, and not just because we live in Southern California. We’ve been spending time trying recipes that involve putting ingredients together in a plastic bag or container and shaking them up. It’s a great job for the littlest kids, and if you have some good [...]

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Friday Food News Feed: Sept. 24

It’s still September, which means it’s still Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Seems that the news on this country-wide scourge doesn’t seem to stop. If you want to join the network for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity (or if you want to see who’s in the network) click here for a [...]

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Got Millet?

A nutrition discussion in a parenting class the other day led several moms to ask this question: What the heck is millet? And is it really something that we should be eating? True, millet is most commonly known in this country as one of the staple ingredients of birdseed (it’s those round, pale yellow balls). [...]

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Fun Food Saturday: Muffin Surprise

We love a good surprise – as do our kids – and we all love muffins, so what could be more fun than a surprise in the middle of a muffin? We started thinking about this recently when it became apparent that our picky eater would rarely get excited about anything other than pizza, hot [...]

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Friday Food News Feed: Sept. 17

Does the term “corn sugar” mean anything to you? If not, you may have missed one of the biggest food news stories of the week. The Corn Refiners Association has decided it is tired of getting bashed about “high fructose corn syrup,” so they have petitioned the FDA to change the name of HFCS to [...]

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