Category Archives: Nutrition

Nutrition of Butter & Oil versus Flaxseed, Sesame Seed, and Poppy Seed

Since getting enough fat is no problem, why not replace butter and oil with seeds when you can?  Or do so partly — if a recipe calls for 2 tablespoons of oil, use just 1 and make the other tablespoon … Continue reading

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Cost, Calories, & Nutrition in Crunch! Alice Crackers versus Commercial Crackers

Bottom line: home-made crackers cost about 8 cents per serving, store-bought 50 cents to a dollar per serving. home-made crackers are far healthier – fewer calories, more fiber, more protein, more vitamins, more minerals and less (trans) fat, sugar, and … Continue reading

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Should we be eating a Paleolithic diet?

Here’s what the University of California, Berkeley, March 2011 Wellness Letter had to say about the Paleolithic diet: Evidence about early diets is very fragmentary The Paleolithic era lasted many millennia, and early humans lived in ecological niches with widely … Continue reading

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Who Shrunk the Americans?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Americans are shrinking in height, a key indicator of declining health The poor nutrition of white flour clearly plays a role in this decline. For two centuries, Americans were the tallest people in … Continue reading

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