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The health benefits of choosing organic foods

It’s a common scene at the grocery store: A shopper holding up two products side-by-side, mulling over which one to buy. Both products appear identical, except for the print on the label, where one package boasts the round, green, USDA certified organic seal, the other does not.

Cheesy Potato and Corn Chowder

Something to keep you warm.

Build a Better Salad at Home!

Have you ever wondered why restaurant salads seem to taste so much better than the ones you make at home?

Eating out with Kids

Five mothers offer their tried-and-true tips for a stress-free sorta dining experience.

Breastfeeding Basics: Patience is a Virtue

When it comes to nutrition, all of the experts agree: breast is best.

Take a sweet drive this month

It can be hot. It can be cold. It can come in a box or it can come in a bag. Sometimes it’s square, sometime it’s round. Sometimes it’s filled, sometimes it’s hollow. It can be a powder or a solid. But it is always gobbled up! Did you know that eating a small, 1.6-ounce bar of dark chocolate every day is good for you...

Lancaster experts discuss what to eat while pregnant

Pregnancy ss notorious for its focus on food, from it’s the idea of “eating for two” to the crazy cravings many women have, to the added nutritional requirements recommended to grow a healthy baby. But did you know there are foods that pregnant women should stay away from? “A very important potential health issue that many people don’t realize is that during pregnancy...

The Gross Things You Eat Everyday Without Knowing It

The Gross Things You Eat Everyday Without Knowing It

What do maggots, herbicide, and human hair have in common? You may be eating them everyday and not realizing it. In a recent article published by Rodale.com, a varitey of disgusting food additives were identfied as common ingredients in food items that we eat every day. We've compiled the ones that we find most disgusting and the sources to back up these claims...

Diary of a Grocery Geek

If you’ve paid attention at the store or at the gas pump lately, you know that costs have been going up. Milk and gasoline have both hit more than $4 in some places, and the price of wheat, rice and other grain has also taken a jump. Even though food costs have increased over the last few months, my family is spending less on food — up to $400 a month less. How are we doing this? Have we resorted to boxed macaroni ‘n’ cheese and cheap peanut butter & jelly?

Monthly recipe: Hummus pizza

Monthly recipe: Hummus pizza

Editor’s note: Welcome to our newest monthly feature here at Central Penn Parent! We will offer a new recipe each month followed by a video showing you how to make the meal...




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