Mother breastfeeding her baby
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Nutrition for a Breastfeeding Mom

October 27, 2014 Gina Lesako

10/28/2014: This blog post was edited to include certain references and updated content. Updated content is in bolded text. Breastfeeding has a host of nutritional benefits that will promote your child’s health and growth. It

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Any Way You Slice It…

October 27, 2014 Gina Lesako

Product Reviewed Pure Komachi 2 Bread Knife by KAI Please note: Several loaves of bread were harmed in the writing of this article. Bread can be a peculiar item to slice. There's the accidental mashing

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Suggestions for Sustaining Healthy Habits

August 25, 2014 Gina Lesako

In today’s modern world of convenience, we face temptation at every corner. There are the donuts in the office breakroom, and the pizza coupons peeking out of the mailbox. Initially, we thought that if you

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Are Healthy Fats Making a Comeback?

July 15, 2014 Gina Lesako

A recent staple of Paula Deen’s kitchen — butter — graced the cover of TIME magazine earlier this summer. Fat became public enemy No. 1 in 1970 when Ancel Keys published a study demonizing fat by

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Recipe Writing Guidelines

October 31, 2013 Gina Lesako

Cooking can be difficult, especially for the novice kitchen cook. One way to make the process easier is by following a well-written recipe. How do professionals take a dish and turn it into a recipe

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Using Creative Tactics to Close the Hunger Gap

August 28, 2013 Gina Lesako

Food deserts are defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as “areas that lack access to affordable fruits, vegetables, whole grains, low-fat milk, and other foods that make up the full range of

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Vegans’ Passion

July 10, 2013 Gina Lesako

"The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man." —Charles Darwin, English naturalist (1809–1882) One of the greatest pleasures in life is finding your passion. Harley-Davidson has its die-hard motorcycle followers,