Tip of the Month

8 Tips For Kicking Sugar Addictions To The Curb

April 6, 2018

By Anna Varriano

There is no question that sugar is addictive – and the food industry knows it. That’s why it’s in so many prepared foods, often in surprising amounts, including in yogurts and granola bars that are often touted as health foods, low-fat foods, marinades …

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Best 5 Blogs of All Time!

March 7, 2018

By Anna Varriano

In the spirit of the recent Academy Awards, and the fact that March is National Nutrition Month, in this month’s tip, I’ve put together a list of five of my blog posts that you have ‘nominated’ as my ‘Best 5 Blogs of All Time’! I’ve written over 200 bl …

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“Does Sugar Cause Cancer?”

February 3, 2018

By Anna Varriano

That is a question that someone asked me recently, and if you look at a lot of the research literature out there, the answer is that a direct link hasn’t been absolutely proven … yet. What do you think? Before you answer, I’d like to give you a few thi …

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5 Headlines to Consider Regarding the Flu Shot

November 1, 2017

By Anna Varriano

Many people I know who have never had the flu shot are wondering if they should get it this year, given reports that the 2017-2018 flu season could be severe, and that this year, more than ever, it’s important to get vaccinated asap. While I’ve never h …

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How to Can Peaches

September 7, 2017

By Anna Varriano

With fresh peaches arriving daily at markets and grocery stores at this time of year, I decided I would can some so that I can enjoy the gorgeous taste of local peaches from time to time even when they are no longer in season. Peaches are loaded with h …

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5 Things You Should Know Before Going Nuts on Nuts

July 5, 2017

By Anna Varriano

Once thought of as a high-calorie, high-fat food to be avoided, nuts are now getting a lot of attention as health-boosting foods. Research shows that a variety of nuts pack a nutritional and health- boosting punch, including disease preventing antioxid …

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5 Reasons Why I Typically Avoid Eating Shrimp

May 30, 2017

By Anna Varriano

Shrimp is the most popular seafood in North America, but I’d rather not eat it, and you might feel the same way after reading this blog. Here are the 5 main reasons why I typically avoid eating shrimp: 1 – Harmful food additives used to prevent discolo …

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