posts by Donna P Feldman MS RDN

squash and tomatoes

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What’s a modern apple?

“Is that a modern apple?” A friend was eating an apple at a recent get-together, and since it’s now September, I wondered if her apple was, well, current.  In season.  In other words, not a mushy storage apple.  Modern wasn’t the best choice for “in season”, although another person claimed she knew exactly what I […]

Sugar: the new health food

http://radionutrition.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Sweetener-Insanity.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:05 — 2.3MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSFood marketers must think we’re really dumb. Recently, a colleague was asked to make a vegan chocolate pie for a friend’s dinner party.  She found a recipe that called for silken tofu, almond flour crust, vegan unsweetened chocolate (is […]

Lamb: not for vegetarians

“He’s a vegetarian.  He doesn’t eat meat.” “He don’t eat no meat?  What do you mean he don’t eat no meat?  Ohhhh that’s OK, that’s OK.  I make lamb.” You might be familiar with that rather hilarious scene from My Big Fat Greek Wedding.  “Meat” is taken to mean “beef”.  In fact lamb is not […]

corn and tomatoes

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Iron from meatless diets

When it comes to meatless diets and children, parents worry about protein and iron.  Both are legitimate concerns, and iron is especially critical for growing teens and children and women of child bearing age.  Iron is essential for red blood cell formation and function.  Meat is one of the top sources of dietary iron.  The […]

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