July-August 2013

Veganism and Heart Health

June 28, 2013 Virginia Tijerina Walls

When former president Bill Clinton adopted a (mostly) vegan diet, people began to take notice of a lifestyle once considered alternative or extreme. Veganism is gaining interest among the public and nutrition researchers. While concerns

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Love Avocado? Thank Los Aztecas

December 20, 2012 Virginia Tijerina Walls

If you have ever had fresh-made guacamole or chicken tostadas with avocado, you will agree with me: The avocado is unique! This fruit's origin in central Mexico goes back thousands of years, when los Aztecas