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Cindy Lai Fitness Fitness Guru Cindy Lai is our guest blogger. Her advice is right on. “Almost everyone tells me that they eat healthy or eat right, but do they really know what consists of a “healthy” meal? A boiled egg, a piece of fruit or a slice of bread? How is that supposed to […]

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    Chef Silvia rants about today’s food climate –  Growing up, good food — food that hadn’t been sprayed, injected, engineered, or otherwise altered — was readily available. For my family it was as close as our backyard garden. And if we didn’t grow it, can it, or make it from scratch, we purchased […]

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Follow us on twitter and keep up to date with all our product sampling, articles we find, chef Silvia’s recipes and Q & A with readers and more. Our Twitter posts “twits” are 140 character update on what’s going on at Food411 – brief but fun! Our last few “twits” can be seen at the […]

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It is time to treat our beloved cheese with the respect it deserves – caring for cheese correctly protects your investment! We all know that good cheese is quite the investment, but it is well worth it. For the best possible flavor, try to avoid buying plastic-wrapped, pre-cut pieces. If you must buy cheese pre-cut […]

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The Whole (Wheat) Truth

This month we are brushing up on food labels. Our upcoming January email is all about the many terms that are being used on our foods. When dealing with processed foods manufacturers tend to use terms that confuse the public into thinking their products are healthier than they really are. We want to clear up […]

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Let’s Rant!

It is such a great feeling( & healthy) to “vocalize” annoyances, frustrations and pet peves. Here goes one….how long is it going to take until high fructose corn syrup and partially hyrogenated vegetable oils are removed from products. It’s  understandable that it takes time for processed foods from large manufactors but we have received several […]

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