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Over the Moon about Mezzalunas

December 5, 2015 Cara Anselmo

Product Reviewed: JK Adams Herb Chopper and Bowl When the New York Times featured an article on chopped salads, I knew the craze had hit the city hard. From chain shops to corner delis, salads

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Creamy Vegan Pesto

June 29, 2015 Cara Anselmo

I began experimenting with this recipe while making dinner for a new friend who doesn't like cheese (I know, I know!). I figured upon serving it I'd just sneak a little grated Pecorino onto my own plate. What I

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6 Tips for Staying Active on Cold Days

February 16, 2015 Cara Anselmo

I live in New York City — not the coldest of the cold, but not always the most pleasant climate for winter outdoor activities. My friends in Minneapolis, Anchorage, Chicago, and Buffalo: I applaud you

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5 Myths About Nutrition and Breast Cancer

April 29, 2014 Cara Anselmo

In my work in oncology nutrition, I've heard these five statements from both patients and healthcare providers alike. Following are brief explanations to help clarify what’s sensible and evidence-based, versus what’s unfounded. 1. “Women who

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Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

February 20, 2014 Cara Anselmo

This non-dairy chocolate cheesecake has a thick, creamy, pudding-like texture and isn't cloyingly sweet. Though unlike a traditional cheesecake in many ways, it's baked similarly: at medium-low heat for an hour, then left in the

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BPAs in Canned Food: Cause for Concern?

January 14, 2014 Cara Anselmo

BPA, or bisphenol A, is a chemical used in polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins that has come under scrutiny for potential harmful health effects. Developed as a synthetic estrogen in the 1890s and granted GRAS