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Staff Blog: The Ageless Whole Grain

While September is National Whole grain Month, Whole Grain Sampling Day falls on March 28th and gives colleges, hospitals, supermarkets, and school districts the opportunity to provide samples of whole grains for the public. It’s a chance for you to try a whole grain to see if you like it and a chance for all […]

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I Heart Chocolate.

February is not just about Valentine’s Day; it’s also Heart Healthy Month.  I didn’t want to end this month without letting you in on this one interesting fact—studies have been consistently showing that eating moderate amounts of chocolate has benefits for heart health! Sounds great, right? But what does “benefits” mean? How do they work?  […]

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Great and Groovy Ginger

It’s winter in New England, which means we are all trying to stay warm; it is a great time to eat warming foods like soups and baked goods, and to utilize that crockpot!  One food that always brings warmth to mind is ginger.  This perennial herb’s scientific name is Zingiber Officinale, and for both medicinal […]

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