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Ask David: Feeling Salty?

September 3, 2014 by

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Dear Dave, There is a lot of hype right now about ‘pink salt’ and how it is so good for you.  We have always used sea salt and are wondering if they are the same or similar.  Ann, CA Dear Ann, This a a food fad that I hope takes hold and doesn’t let go. […]

ASK DAVE: HELP! MY OIL IS SMOKING!

August 3, 2014 by

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Dear Dave, I have heard that I can use olive oil for cooking but when I do it tends to smoke.  I understand that this is not a good thing for my body so I have been using avocado oil instead.  Is it okay to use the olive oil even if it smokes? Nancy, WI […]

ASK DAVE: IS GHEE OK FOR ME?

July 1, 2014 by

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Dear Dave, While we do love your olive oil we sometimes like to cook with other fats like coconut oil, butter, and recently we have tried ghee.  We LOVE cooking with it but wonder if this is a vice that we will soon have to abandon? Michele, FL Dear Michele, It is rare but on […]

ASK DAVE: PROTEIN ON THE GO?

June 2, 2014 by

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Dear Dave, I need a QUICK protein fix for my child who is at school all day and already consumes a smoothie early in the day.  Are there any jerky or energy bars that you’d recommend? Annie, Whitefish MT Dear Readers (and Annie), Annie explained that her son was having memory and concentration issues and […]

Ask Dave: How to Predict Trends and Amaze Your Friends

April 1, 2014 by

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  Loyal reader, I am about to share with you a secret – a simple one, but one that no one seems to know just yet.  Food, as with clothing, music, politics, etc, is subject to the whim of the latest and greatest thing.  This year while at the Natural Products EXPO I caught on […]

Ask Dave: Duck, Chicken, GOOSE!

March 3, 2014 by

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Dear Dave,  I have been told that chicken eggs are no longer going to work for me but to give duck or goose eggs a try – why would they be so different?    Annie, ID Dear Annie, Very timely question Annie – many people I know are facing this issue right now.  I’ll explain […]

Ask Dave: WHERE DO YOU SHOP?

February 3, 2014 by

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An ode to the smaller things in Life. Dear Dave,  Can you get ‘that’ at Costco?  Sincerely, Most People Dear Most People, This is a question I get asked almost every week (including 20 minutes ago) and I need to come clean with you all:  I really don’t know because I avoid that place like […]