Turkey and tryptophan

Dear Readers, Soon we will be celebrating one of America’s favorite holidays, a day our ancestors set aside to give thanks for a plentiful harvest. It’s a time to reconnect with friends and family we …

The egg debate

Leanne McCrate, RD, LD, CNSC Dear Readers, Eggs have made headlines again with a study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Is it the incredible, edible egg, o…

Processed foods

Leanne McCrate, RD, LD, CNSC Dear Dietitian, My daughter is on a health kick and complains that I use too many processed, convenience foods. She insists these foods are unhealthy and claims that studi…

CPR/First Aid refresher course

An Infant/Child CPR and First Aid refresher course is being held at Eden Valley-Watkins High School from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8. This course is on www.developtoolmn.org. Cost is $40 per participant.…

Nutrition myths

Leanne McCrate, RD, LD, CNSC Dear Readers, There once was a country song that declared, “It’s easier to sell a lie than to give the truth away.” I sometimes feel that way about nutrition education. Th…

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