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Nutrition

New year brings new breastfeeding civil rights protections to New Jersey working women

Source: Press Of Atlantic City The new year began with a win for working women in New Jersey as new and strengthened protections for breastfeeding mothers were signed into law: it would be a violation for a working woman to be fired or discriminated against for taking that time...
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Woo Alert: “Raw Water,” the latest pseudo-scientific craze

Sources: The Young Turks; TheVerge.com Proponents of drinking unfiltered, untreated, and expensive β€œraw” water that comes straight out of the ground claim that its health benefits include naturally occurring minerals and microbes. But the reality of inadequately treated water...
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Boosting Testosterone Naturally

Source: Positive Health Wellness.com; WebMD.com; WiseGeek Health.com; JustGetFlux.com What do broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage, and bok choy have in common? They’re all members of the cruciferous, or cabbage, family of vegetables. And they all contain...
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Cherry Valley Cooperative Farm integrates nature, community farming into ecological-sensitive entity

The Cherry Valley Cooperative Farm is approximately a year old. Its creators were fortunate to find a potential owner who was interested in supporting their plan to create a community-based food hub supplying both local restaurants and residents with fresh, local food – but also...
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Health Benefits of Hominy Grits and Oatmeal

Source: BlackDoctor.Org Grits are made of hominy β€” small, ground chips of dried corn and considered a classic southern food. The texture resembles a loose polenta; both regular and instant-type grits are available, and common preparation includes water or milk. You can eat them...
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Alternatives to Cow’s Milk

Source: Asbury Park Press Studies show that cow’s milk’s spot on the kitchen table is diminishing. In fact, the average American is drinking nearly a third less milk than they did in 1975, down from about 247 pounds of milk a per year to just 154 pounds by 2016,...
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