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Category Archive: The big picture

Following up

I spent last Thursday and Friday on my Very First Business Trip. I attended a conference related to one of the larger, federally funded, studies we are conducting where I work. One item… Continue reading

Do Right and Feed Everyone

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again, this is not a political blog. However, it gets really hard to talk about food, agriculture and nutrition without getting into food, agriculture and nutrition… Continue reading

New to Me- Delectable Delicata!

I like retro stuff. I listen to retro style music. I like to shop at consignment stores that specialize in retro fashions.  Recently, a very retro style squash has come back to the… Continue reading

Heart to Hear, Important to Know

More food/nutrition/agriculture science for you, DIYeters.  This time it is serious. The American Heart Association issued a press release summarizing research presented at a recent AHA conference. The research analyzed pools of data… Continue reading

New In the News- New & Approved & Controversial

Yet another timely food/nutrition/agriculture news story for you, DIYeters.  This one is quite controversial and, I must warn you, has a bit of a yuck factor. Bariatric (weight loss) surgery has been shown… Continue reading

New in the News- Seaweeding out the Truth

Today I present another trending issue in food, nutrition, and agricultural science. This time, I’m looking into something that’s been in our food for years and all of a sudden is controversial: carrageenan.… Continue reading

New in the News- Nice Package!

I have not been blogging much due to being in a bit of a funk. We’re all concerned about where our country is going. This is not a political blog, but I assure… Continue reading

Quote Healthy Unquote

Okay, DIYeters. We need to talk. Earlier this year the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asked for input regarding the possibility of defining the word “natural” of food labels. A total of 7,690… Continue reading

Girls Like Flours

Last week I made some pretty tasty sweet potato candy using coconut flour. This left me with a small problem.  I now own a one pound bag of coconut flour. What to do… Continue reading

Bee Part of the Solution

Several times in this blog I have briefly mentioned the plight of bees in North America and the world in general. I think it is time I address the issue fully.  Bees, our… Continue reading