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Nicole Senior pulls the plug on hype and marketing spin to provide reliable, practical advice on food for health and enjoyment. Almond milk un-plugged. Foodnavigator USA projects almond milk will be the fastest[...]
High C Low GI (or GL) Fruit and Veg. Because our bodies can’t make the vitamin C we need, we need to get it from our food. And that’s essentially plant foods unless you eat liver. Here’s a list of some[...]
Kate Hemphill shows you how to boost the nutrition of rice pud made with almond milk and Anneka Manning’s tasty fare helps you up your vitamin C, totally naturally. In GI Foundation News there’s more veg with[...]
Quick and Easy Grains. When you are running around from pillar to post, whipping up a meal in minutes at the end of the day when the kids are moaning “Mom, I’m hungry” has challenges. But there some healthy[...]
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