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" . . . Pharmacy to Farm started as a New York City Health Department pilot program in the spring of 2017, funded by the USDA’s Farm Bill. When patients pick up their blood pressure medication at p...
Ever since I started going to foodie restaurants I've gained 20 pounds, but everyone else around me seems so fit and trim. What is your secret?
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A few weeks ago I started a new period in my life... I went on diet! It is big step that I did but of course fo...
I recently started trying to cut the levels of phytic acid in my diet down (maybe I am over reacting?). I brought some TrueRoots sprouted lentils. I then discovered that sprouts can ...
I will be having oral surgery to extract my wisdom tooth in about 4 hours. Of course, I was instructed not to eat anything 8 hours prior to surgery, so I'm already starving! I'm planning ahead and ...
I have found shitake mushrooms are very inexpensive at some of my local Asian grocery stores near Dallas, Texas (Ranch 99 etc). They are the thick stemmed, rough capped type. They have an incredibl...
I have a question. I am trying to heavily cut sugar out of my diet. A recipe I am making for dinner calls for dark brown sugar. I bought turpinado instead and used less than what was bei...
I live in westchester/putnam county NY, anyone have recos for hiking to see foliage this fall? It does not need to be an excessive hike. Just to disconnect.
I am a bone marrow transplant recipient. I received the transplant in June of 2016 for an Aplastic anemia diagnosis. A few months after transplant I began experiencing Graft versus Host Disease (Gv...
My two year old just had his tonsils out and I'm out of food options. I hope you guys can give me some ideas. This kid is SO PICKY regardless of the surgery. He hates fruits (texture thing) and coo...
I would like to make wheatgrass juice. Are there any places that have best prices to purchase organic wheatgrass seeds (i.e. Red Hard Winter Wheat berries ) in bulk, preferably in the areas close t...
I hope you can give me some input. I'd really like to eat better but I'm having some limitations due to my work cycle, which I can't really change. Money is not an issue, I can buy...
Very interested in seeing which fruit is most enjoyed with dark chocolate (65 - 75%)?
"Enter a US supermarket and the dilemma is all-too common: Will what I buy be healthy? Fattening? A substitute? That's when many wish they had a specialist at their side.
'Shop with Your Doc,' a...
"...Public health officials here describe a crisis of poverty and malnutrition among the tens of thousands of farmworkers and their families who tend to the fields of lettuce, broccoli, celery, cau...
I was listening last night on the radio about how you should supplement your diet with minerals . I eat a balanced diet with the minimal of processed food. I do not supplement with any vitamins or...
I am a great kefir fan. Over the years I have suffered with all sorts of digestion problems, but having kefir for breakfast seems to have helped a lot. I normally buy the ready-made kefir in my l...
Here's the Boston Globe article about the recall due to e coli contamination, which has sickened seven people:
"...Brisket has a high level of oleic acid which regulates cholesterol levels, according to Dr. Stephen Smith, a professor in the animal science department at Texas A&M..."
I like to pre-measure the amount of olive oil I'll use for the day and keep it in a small pan. Is it okay if it sits there for a day (15 hours max)? If not what is the safe time for leaving it out?