The Wonder of Watercress: The forgotten green making a culinary comeback

The Wonder of Watercress: The forgotten green making a culinary comeback

Watercress, an aquatic plant that is a close cousin of mustard greens, kale, cabbage and arugula, has a long and storied history. Hippocrates, the father of medicine, used watercress to treat patients and deemed it so important to his practice that he located his first hospital along a stream, where he could grow a plentiful supply of the ancient green. It was a staple in the diet of the Roman Read more »
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March 12, 2018
Meatless Meals Matter

Meatless Meals Matter

There comes a time in the life of every carnivore when it is hard to argue with the propensity of evidence that trimming down our meat consumption can be a healthy choice, even if it’s just for a meal or two a week. The truth is, adding some tasty meatless meals to your breakfast, lunch or dinner rotation can benefit your physical health, your budget and the health of good Read more »
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March 12, 2018
Nature’s Energy Boosters

Nature’s Energy Boosters

You have a plan. This new year (once again) you have resolved to get fit and eat a more nutritious diet. You start out gangbusters the first few weeks and then the enthusiasm and the energy to put in the effort start to wane. Even the most sincere desire to turn over a new leaf in the new year can be thwarted if you don’t have the “juice” to keep up Read more »
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January 15, 2018
Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

Food Safety Tips for the Holidays

What’s wrong with this picture? Can you identify the food safety rule that this cook is breaking? ‘Tis the season for parties, family dinners, and other gatherings where food is served. The last thing you want to do is give your holiday guests the unwelcome gift of foodborne illness. Following a few food safety tips, provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, can help prevent your holiday merriment from turning into Read more »
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November 15, 2017
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Diabetes – a Leading Cause of Blindness JACKSON, Miss.– According to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and read more »

November is National Diabetes Month
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Earlier Screening for Colon Cancer Advised by ACS
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