Natural salt is so important to health that salt licks are made available to animals. Giraffe and wildebeest enjoy this artificial salt lick at the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, South Africa [1]https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mineral_lick#/media/File:Pilanesberg-Salt_lick-001.jpg.  How those red & green food labels misdirect attention Like …

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One of the first things we did on our journey to better health was to get rid of the polyunsaturated vegetable fats we had been using in favor of monounsaturated fats like olive oil,  and saturated animal and  tropical fats …

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Gastronomy is at least as important as ritual when it comes to the holidays. We all enjoy the delicious latkas (vegetable pancakes) and sufganiyot (donuts) that are customary Chanukah fare. However, since we still want keep our waistlines and health …

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Olive Oil Fraud, Health, and Kashrut Concerns Just as harvesting quality grapes and producing wine is a complex operation, so too is the harvesting of olives and production of good quality olive oil to ensure that the oil tastes good …

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