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Pushin' That Whip (my new favorite dessert)

Ingredients:  2 cups heavy cream, 2 cups plain Greek yogurt, 1 tablespoon vanilla, brown sugar to taste.

First, put your metal bowl and whisk in the freezer for a bit. 276 more words


Palm oil - a threat to both orangutans and humans

Save him, save yourself – by avoiding palm oil wherever you can

The controversy surrounding palm oil has focused mainly on deforestation but little is being said or written about the dietary risks, whether to cardivascular health or obesity. 280 more words

Common Diet Myths

After an amazing spring break and a hiatus from blogging, I am back and with my favorite post so far and we are gettin’ serious. This blog post is dedicated to diet myths everyone has heard over and over again. 900 more words

Butter or Margarine?

Should you be using butter or margarine?  Why does it even matter?  With all the different brands to choose from, and with each advertising why theirs is really the only option, life can get confusing.  262 more words

Study: High-Fat Diet Sharply Increases Breast Cancer Risk

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) – According to a recent study, a diet high in fat increases the risk of breast cancer. Adding foods that are high with saturated fat raises the risk of getting breast cancer by 28 percent. 254 more words


Pick of the Crop: Oilseed Rape

This photograph taken on the fringes of the village Earls Croome in Worcestershire shows a field of oilseed rape in early bloom.

The sight of some 700,000 hectares of the crop throughout rural England and a few hundred hectares of seed escaped to brighten or blight hedgerows and uncultivated land, is never-the-less controversial; like wind turbines and Marmite, oilseed rape is either loved or hated by the public. 90 more words