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Calorie Alert: Beware Oil Slicks On Your Food

It looks so good!  Your tomatoes and mozzarella arrive with drizzled decorative squiggles of colorful basil oil on top. But are those squiggles only decorative? Flavorful, Caloric, and Decorative The squiggles are attractive and probably provide some deliciousness, but they’re also adding what might amount to a fair amount of calories. It’s so easy to […]

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Bread, Butter, Oil: Do You Eat A Meal Before Your Meal?

Olive oil for bread sopping and dipping is giving butter some stiff competition. At one time it was butter on bread – big slabs, small pots, or foil wrapped rectangles. Now olive oil — green or golden, plain, herbed, or spiced — frequently takes center stage. It can be plopped down on your table or […]

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Do You Want To Eat Delicious Food That’s Amazingly Healthy – and Manage Your Weight, Too?

Dietary data from the Mediterranean region show that people who follow a Mediterranean dietary pattern have the lowest recorded rates of chronic diseases and the highest adult life expectancy.

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Is The Breadbasket Doing You In?

Shiny Packets And Small Pots It used to be only butter on bread – big slabs, small pots, or foil wrapped rectangles.  You can still find all of these – what would a diner be without those sometimes rock hard, sometimes soft and squishy, gold or silver foil wrapped butter packets? Butter or Oil? Olive […]

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Olive Oil Or Butter On Your Bread?

Shiny Foil Packets Of Butter It used to be only butter on bread – big slabs, small pots, or foil wrapped rectangles.  You can still find all of these – what would a diner be without those sometimes rock hard, sometimes soft and squishy, gold or silver foil wrapped butter packets? Butter or Oil? Butter […]

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