cinnamon: One of civilization’s oldest and most beloved spices

cinnamon: One of civilization’s oldest and most beloved spices

It’s difficult to experience the pungent aroma of cinnamon and not have a lifetime of memories come flooding back. Whether it reminds us of cinnamon rolls on Christmas morning, steaming spiced tea on a cold winter evening, or a fresh apple pie just out of the oven, the prominent scent that makes these, and so many other special treats, memorable is cinnamon. Cinnamon Through History We don’t know exactly when people first Read more »
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November 15, 2013
Breakfast + Physical Activity = Healthier Kids, Smarter Kids

Breakfast + Physical Activity = Healthier Kids, Smarter Kids

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Wish you had a dollar for every time you have heard, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day?” Unfortunately, many of us hear this statement but don’t buy into the importance of a morning meal, because unfortunately breakfast is the meal that is skipped the most! Ever wonder why it is significant? For starters, breakfast begins your day with the nutrition your body Read more »
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November 15, 2013
Nutrition: Before, During and After Breast Cancer

Nutrition: Before, During and After Breast Cancer

Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD Cancer, now the leading cause of death throughout the world, according to the World Health Organization, is likely to touch every household. With breast cancer being one of the top five cancers to cause the most deaths each year, women and their families should be proactive and focus on prevention. As a dietitian, I believe choosing healthy lifestyle habits like daily exercise, not smoking, maintaining Read more »
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September 18, 2013
Ed Said to the Rescue

Ed Said to the Rescue

MPB’s “Ed Said,” makes eating and learning about fruits and vegetables fun! Getting young children to eat their fruits and vegetables can be a challenge, at best, and a battle at worst. Sometimes it’s hard to believe that the same child who slurped down your homemade baby applesauce and delighted in learning to pick up and munch on their first green beans, is the stubborn five or six-year-old who now refuses Read more »
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September 18, 2013
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