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Organic Foods

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Discover freekeh; focus on nutrients in food first

    Environmental Nutrition Q. I've seen freekeh in my natural food store; what is it? A. Freekeh is quickly becoming one of the hottest food products to hit the health food market. This ancient grain has been cultivated for centuries in Middle Eastern...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • New triggers found for weight gain

    New triggers found for weight gain
    As obesity rates soar worldwide, the antidote may seem obvious: Eat less! Move more! But the common-sense approach hasn't been terribly effective, prompting some scientists to question the simplicity of the formula. Although personal decisions and self-...
  • Oh, that old diet

    Oh, that old diet
    Although some skeptics remain wary, Mary Tapia, of Mount Prospect, is convinced there are benefits to the "Paleo Diet," which promotes unprocessed foods that were the diet of hunter-gatherers during the Paleolithic era — primarily meats, fish,...
  • Sports nutrition expands career menu

    The demand for qualified sports dietitians and nutritionists is rapidly expanding as more high schools, colleges, professional teams and individual pro athletes incorporate nutrition into their training programs. The need is so great, the Academy of...
  • Oregon farm stay gives travelers a peek into rural life

    Oregon farm stay gives travelers a peek into rural life
    ALSEA, Ore. - Paco is a miniature Sicilian donkey - one of many endearing souls guests encounter when staying overnight at Leaping Lamb Farm, in Alsea. "Farm stays," as they're called, are popping up at a growing number of farms, ranches and vineyards in...
  • Academy of Pediatrics finds no evidence organic food is better for kids' health

    Academy of Pediatrics finds no evidence organic food is better for kids' health
    Parents who feed their kids an organic diet may not be giving them the health advantage they think. There is no evidence eating organic foods cuts back on the risk of disease over the long-run, the American Academy of Pediatrics said in a report this...
  • Clean-eating advocates urge others to go natural, avoid foods with preservatives

    Clean-eating advocates urge others to go natural, avoid foods with preservatives
    When Katie Corkill shops, she stays along the perimeter of the grocery store. What lies within those inside aisles _ packaged food filled with preservatives and injected with unnaturally long shelf lives _ is the last thing she wants in her body. The...
  • Crafty: Make an Easter rainbow

    Crafty: Make an Easter rainbow
    Do you color Easter eggs every year, only to peel off that pretty shell to wind up with a plain white hard-cooked egg? This year, peel the shell before you dye the eggs to create a beautiful ring of color around the edge of your cut eggs for a fun...
  • Pick a class, any class

    Pick a class, any class
    Amateur cooking schools and classes by independent teachers are listed in alphabetical order by category; general classes are listed by geographic area. Fees are listed where available. Inclusion does not imply endorsement by the Tribune. NEW means...
  • Memorial Day test kitchen bonus: The art of the kebab

    Memorial Day test kitchen bonus: The art of the kebab
    Kebabs are a weave of function and flavor. The concept is simple, but the execution takes some know-how to get dinner on the table. Protein that stacks up Uniformly cut cubes or meatballs shaped in similar sizes will ensure even cooking. Beef, chicken...