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Corn’s Dirty Secret: A Truth That’s Hard to Swallow

Just the thought of corn right off the grill makes my mouth water. I can feel the juicy kernels popping between my teeth, taste the sweet butter and salt, and smell the squeeze of lime and Parmesan cheese that turn … Continue reading

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The “Real” Dirty Dozen: When it Pays to Buy Organic

At last month’s WAC wine event, which examined today’s organic wine paradigm, I discovered something I would never have predicted about our 20 participants: When asked how many of them were familiar with the “Dirty Dozen” in regard to fruits … Continue reading

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Self Love: Make Each Day A Birthday

Having just marked my birthday, I was reminded of the birthday ritual my wise and wonderful cousin Ross shared with me as a teenager. Once a year, on his birthday, Ross does something good for his body, his mind, his … Continue reading

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Base Hits to Better Health℠: Perk Up Your Posture

Whenever I hear the word posture, I can still hear my mother shriek ‘Deborah, stand up straight’. She used to have me stand against a wall for 10 minutes a day as a kid. Well, turns out that mom was … Continue reading

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My Very Own Guinea Pig

When I write and speak about Base Hits to Better Health℠, I am not offering a diet plan. There are no magical solutions to prevent lifestyle diseases. The simple truth behind my dining philosophy is that illnesses associated with high … Continue reading

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Ramp It Up!

Tis The Season! This is my favorite time of the year: Ramp season. But celebrate promptly. These savory wild leeks that are found up and down the east coast from Quebec to Georgia and as far west as Missouri and … Continue reading

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Flexitarian Philosophy

The key to a successful life is flexibility. This is not where the term ‘Flexitarian’ comes from, but this current ‘diet’ practice does fall into that philosophy. The actual tie-in between long life and flexibility was revealed when octogenarians were … Continue reading

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Wishing You A Healthy New Year!

The New Year brings me to focusing on my goals. I’m human, after all! Goal for the Goldie’s Table Matters blog: “I commit to sharing with everyone who wants to listen -or read- insights from three areas spanning professional and … Continue reading

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