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A speedy pasta from Puglia – Orecchiette with Rapini

In my last post on the Scientific Consensus Conference on the Healthy Pasta Meal, I called pasta a fast food. Well,  cooking up a pasta dish doesn’t get much faster than this one.  It’s a traditional combination from Puglia, a region of Italy that offers some of the best examples of cucina povera – the […]

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More wise sayings from mothers

Happy Mother’s Day! Yes, mothers do indeed seem to impart the wisdom of the ages.  The number of sayings that are now shown to have a foundation in science appears to be endless. But there is one that many of our mothers got wrong: the clean your plate or finish your food as there are […]

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What’s the best defense for your vision – food or supplements

As with so many ills, the risk of conditions which can rob you of your vision rises with increasing age. And up there at the top of the list is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in the elderly. While new treatments are currently being developed, prevention is key. Nutrition plays a […]

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