• Assessing the Risk (of GMOs)

    By Dixie Vogel on January 31, 2018

    Some people are terrified of GMOs. Others are wholehearted advocates. I suspect most live somewhere in between: not especially frightened or especially enthusiastic about GMOs. Maybe people are a bit...

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    The Science of GMOs

    By Dixie Vogel on January 30, 2018

    I have a history of avoiding GMO conversations. It’s not the topic itself that bothers me. I dig science, and GMOs are straight-up science, applied in a way that impacts nearly everyone on the planet...

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  • Food Labeling

    Antibiotic, GMO and Hormone Food Labels Explained

    By Hannah Becker on January 17, 2018

    The holiday feasts are behind us. New Year’s resolutions have been made. Time to eat healthy. But what is “healthy?” Chances are you’ve perused the grocery aisles and felt bombarded by confusing...

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    Quiz: Craft Beer

    By Sheridan Wimmer on January 12, 2018

    Your preferences say a lot about you and we want to know what kind of beer you are. Grab a cold one and take the quiz here! Loading...(function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){var ql=document.querySelectorAll('A[...

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    How Craft Beer is Made

    By Rick McNary on January 11, 2018

    If you’re like me, there’s nothing better than popping open my favorite beer after a day of hard work. According to the Brewers Association (yes, there is one!) beer sales were flat overall in the...

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    How to eat healthy

    By Dixie Vogel on January 2, 2018

    These days, I consider it nothing short of a minor miracle when people manage to find food they feel comfortable eating. To be smart and virtuous eaters according to what we’re told, our food must...

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  • fruit snack

    Apple donuts

    By Cara Harbstreet on January 2, 2018

    Fruit is a common snack for kids because it’s so convenient. It can get boring, and sometimes we need a little change to spice up our routine. Apple donuts are easy to prepare and make snack time...

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  • hardboiled egg with hummus and bacon

    A flavorful healthy snack

    By Cara Harbstreet on January 2, 2018

    Many snacks are chock full of sodium and over time our taste buds can become accustomed to craving more salt. Instead of hitting the salt shaker, we can sprinkle a small amount of coarse grain salt...

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  • English muffin and peanut butter and banana

    A sweet healthy snack

    By Cara Harbstreet on January 2, 2018

    Fresh fruit is naturally sweet but sometimes that just doesn’t quite cut it. A whole grain English muffin with peanut or almond butter can serve as a base for your favorite fruit topped with mini...

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  • crunchy snack with vegetables and hummus

    A healthy snack with crunch

    By Cara Harbstreet on January 2, 2018

    If you're looking for a filling, healthy and crunchy snack, look no further than fresh vegetables. Fresh veggies provide the ultimate crunch factor, and including a grain such as pretzels or pita...

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