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Should You Drink Mineral Water?

February 22, 2013

With the topic of clean water, I’m often reminded of how I teach college students about germs. You might think that by college, most people are pretty knowledge about germ transmission and how to prevent it but this isn’t always the case. When I teach about food safety and germ/foodborne illness transmission, I tell a story about [...]

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Keep the Good Guys Happy – A Worthwhile Balancing Act

March 1, 2011

So many things in our lives rely on balance to thrive. Everything from our work/life balance to the bacteria living in our guts help to determine how well our body works and how we feel everyday. The interesting thing about the body systems is that they all seem to thrive on the same kind of [...]

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How Much Water Do You Drink? …And Other Random Thoughts

August 9, 2010
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Power Tools in the Kitchen?

June 16, 2010

Petra came over one evening last week, and we opened seven coconuts. If you’ve ever attempted this, you’re impressed because it’s hard work and very messy! That being acknowledged, I should also admit that I am the Queen of Convenience and I really wanted to make this process as easy and as convenient as possible. [...]

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“F” for Wheatgrass

February 15, 2010

I’ve been trying to grow wheatgrass. It’s conceptually extremely easy! Plus, I’ve been cheating by using the patches I’ve bought from Lori’s and then just re-growing the grass.  I will grow it from scratch eventually, but I have to buy dirt and trays and figure out how to make it work.  You can only re-grow [...]

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