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tips for cooking beans

Categories: Cooking tips, Legumes, Vegan, Vegetarian

Tips on cooking beans: The Dried Bean Sort Measure out the beans you will cook. Use a white plate or bowl and sprinkle a few on the plate to search for dirty beans, tiny stones or damaged, wrinkled or broken beans that may be mixed in with the good beans. Remove any misshaped or damaged beans, dirt or stones. Yes, you must do this step or you could damage teeth when eating them later! Pour the checked beans into a large bowl. Cover the beans with water and remove any […]

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What do you think about cooking vegetables in a microwave?

Categories: Articles, Cooking tips, Food Safety, Vegetables, Vegetarian

For The Vegetarians: Red Curry Kohlrabi

Healthy Food Tip What do you think about cooking vegetables in a microwave? We get many questions about whether we recommend cooking vegetables in a microwave. As you will see throughout our website, light steaming is our cooking method of choice for most vegetables. Loss of nutrients in the microwave depends on the same factors involved with loss of nutrients on the stovetop. To predict the nutrient loss, it’s important to know answers to questions like: “Is the vegetable placed in water? How much water? To what temperature are the […]

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CAN COFFEE AND TEA HELP PREVENT KIDNEY STONES?

Categories: Articles, Beverages, Food Education, Kidney Stones, Research Studies

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http://www.prnewswire.co.uk/cgi/news/release?id=30199   CAN COFFEE AND TEA HELP PREVENT KIDNEY STONES? Kidney stones are common, painful and expensive to treat. It is estimated that about three people in every 100 in the UK will suffer from them. And Koo Stark, former girlfriend of Prince Andrew and herself a sufferer, recently revealed in ‘Hello’ magazine that the condition will prevent her having the home birth she would have preferred for the baby she is carrying. But according to a new report drinking plenty of coffee, tea, beer or wine could reduce the […]

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30 day cleanse (non-grain)

Categories: Blogs, Cleanse, Food Culture, Paleo

Whole9life website

http://whole9life.com/resources/ From Josylnn Adams

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Mediterranean & Asian Foods & Recipes

Categories: Asian, Cooking tips, Mediterranean

http://www.mediterrasian.com/food.htm

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MSG and what it is

Categories: Asian, Food Safety, Western Medicine

http://www.msgtruth.org/whatisit.htm

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Great summary of TCM food basics

Categories: Articles, Asian, Eastern Nutrition, Food Energetics

http://www.shen-nong.com/eng/lifestyles/food_property_food_tcm.html

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Over Drinking Milk Can Lead to Calcium Being Pulled From the Bones

Categories: Articles, Beverages, Kidney Yin Vacuity, Nutritional Information, Osteoporosis, Western Medicine

http://milk.elehost.com/html/why_does_calcuim_leave_the_bon.html

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Japanese cooking basics, food blog, & resource site

Categories: Asian, Blogs, Cooking tips, Eastern Nutrition, Food Culture, Japanese

http://www.justhungry.com/    

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Farewell To “Paleo”

Categories: Diets, Food Culture, Meat, Paleo, Vegetables

http://donmatesz.blogspot.com/2011/06/farewell-to-paleo.html

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