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Here’s a link to an interesting article suggesting that junk food is addictive, similar to cigarettes. I don’t disagree.  What do you think?

http://www.abajournal.com/mobile/article/research_on_junk_foods_and_addiction_could_lead_to_tobacco-type_litigation_/?utm_source=maestro&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=weekly_email

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Root Vegetables

My local grocery store, Hannaford’s, has a healthy eating newsletter and information on their website. This week they are spotlighting Root Vegetables. I love root vegetables, in particular, sweet potatoes. I think they are the perfect food and I like them any way you cook them. Other root vegetables are carrots, potatoes, onions, parsnips, and turnips.

Below is the beginning of the Hannaford article on root vegetables:

Just as it seems the harvest is ending, root vegetables enter the scene. Many of these underground treats are now available year-round, but they’re at their best “in season” when the weather starts to turn colder. Low temperatures convert root vegetables’ starches to sugar, making them that much sweeter. Root vegetables are a great way to get your family to eat more veggies, stay healthy, and enjoy the long winter!

Read the full article here.

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