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Got Spinach Stuck To Your Teeth?

Ever eat cooked spinach and feel like your teeth have been coated by chalk? According to the May & June 2011 edition of Cook’s Illustrated, oxalic acid in spinach is released when the spinach’s cell walls are ruptured – first by cooking and then by chewing. Tiny calcium oxalate crystals are formed when the released […]

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Some Vegetables (some green) Have Protein, Too!

Are you thinking about eating more vegetables and less meat but worry about getting enough protein? Of course you can always get protein from excellent non-meat sources like eggs, fish, nuts and seeds, certain grains, and low or non fat dairy products.  But what about vegetables? Beans and Legumes Many people are aware that beans […]

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