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Big health in small packages

October 19, 2017 Wendell Fowler

Responsible science encourages Americans to increase consumption of nuts and seeds. Not just for birds and squirrels, nuts and seeds are a big-time source of energy, protein, and Omega-3. And boy do we need it. […]

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Choose fresh pumpkin

October 12, 2017 Wendell Fowler

For pottage and puddings and custards and pies, Our pumpkins and parsnips are common supplies, We have pumpkins at morning and pumpkins at noon, If it were not for pumpkins we should be undoon. Pilgrim […]

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Antidote: Mediterranean Diet

October 5, 2017 Wendell Fowler

If you were poisoned and the antidote was in front of you, would you take it?  Many folks will not, “Heck no!  Tastes lite crap.” In the age of disease, vitamin-malnourished souls refuse the heavenly […]

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Why we need vitamins

September 28, 2017 Wendell Fowler

Each week as I write this column, I’m energized by my brush with the Grim Reaper and the deals I made with God. “My life in return for….?” So, on my death bed, I promised […]

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Indigestion Substitution: Beans for beef

September 21, 2017 Wendell Fowler

Feel queasy and crummy the day after pigging-out on gameday foods? Sure, chili, tacos and burritos made with ground beef taste delicious, but can contribute to indigestion, obesity, high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease. No one […]

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All those tomatoes!!

September 14, 2017 Wendell Fowler

Right now, season tomatoes are plentiful and cheap, so store some for winter. Here’s why: Tomato skin contains high levels of antioxidant, lycopene proven effective against many forms of cancer and overall health perks. The […]

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Almond milk and carrageenan

September 7, 2017 Wendell Fowler

Seeking an alternative to dairy milk? The China Study found a strong connection between dairy consumption and cancer. Milk consumption has steady declined, dropping 25 percent from 1975 to 2012, according to USDA. If you’re […]

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Garbanzo beans

August 31, 2017 Nicole Davis

For many millennium, Garbanzo beans have been the most widely consumed legume in the world. Evidence suggests chickpeas were first cultivated in the Middle East around 7500 years BC. The popularity of chickpeas quickly spread […]

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Summertime corn: antioxidant-Packed Trojan Horse

August 24, 2017 Wendell Fowler

Sweet and crunchy corn-on-the-cob defines Indiana summertime. One of summer’s simplest, purest, abundant pleasures bursts from God’s warm earth with flavor, antioxidants, and health-creating nutrition. Corn has been a significant part of the Americas since […]

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Peanut butter

August 17, 2017 Wendell Fowler

Peanut butter is associated with happy childhood memories. Many of us grew up with a comic book in one hand and a peanut butter, grape jelly on sammie in the other. Nonetheless, the wholesome food […]