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Unsold bread used to make gut-boosting probiotic beverage

Posted by on Apr 16, 2020 in Food

By Ben Coxworth It was just a couple of years ago that we heard how scientists had used soybean waste to produce a healthy (and supposedly...

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The Farmer’s Basket, a Buyer’s Guide for the South Puget Sound Region, is Now Live

Posted by on Mar 27, 2020 in Food

Lacey, WA – Thurston Conservation District is pleased to announce a new buying resource guide for local residents who would like to...

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Study suggests that sushi has gotten way wormier

Posted by on Mar 23, 2020 in Food, Health and Fitness

By Ben Coxworth If you’ve ever thought that you got food poisoning from eating sushi, you might have actually gotten worms from the...

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COVID-19 outbreak and the state’s food supply network

Posted by on Mar 19, 2020 in Food, Health and Fitness

OLYMPIA — Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) director Derek Sandison released the following statement regarding...

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6 Plant-Based Foods Rich in Iron

Posted by on Mar 19, 2020 in Food, Health and Fitness

By: Lynn Allison Iron is mainly found in animal foods, so if you are a vegetarian or vegan, you may not be getting enough of this...

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Choosing Plant Foods Over Meat Increases Longevity

Posted by on Mar 9, 2020 in Food, Health and Fitness

If you want a longer, healthier life, try replacing that steak with beans, vegetables, or whole grains — but preferably not a fast-food...

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