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Cooking Creole: Why Carrots?

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Cooking Creole: Why Carrots?

May 29th, 2013 by grimmway

For the past few weeks, I’ve been watching my neighbor setting up his garden. I noticed that this year’s plot is a little larger than last year’s. I biked over one afternoon to inquire what he had planted. He counted his crop on his fingers: tomatoes, bell peppers, eggplant, zucchini, okra and carrots. Why carrots, …

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Are Baby Carrots Actually Dangerous?

May 29th, 2013 by grimmway

Everyone loves baby carrots, but are they safe? There are rumors all over the internet warning that baby carrots are a “danger to your family,” that they’re made from “deformed full-sized carrots”, and that they’re “soaked in chlorine.” They also claim that the white film that forms on them is actually “the chlorine coming to …

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Baby Cut Carrots: Healthy or Harmful?

May 29th, 2013 by grimmway

AMES, Iowa – Many people choose baby carrots as their snack. They are healthy, full of vitamins, and are easy to eat and feed to children. But are they safe?

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(HealthNewsDigest.com) – We all know that we should eat more vegetables, but we don’t. Carrots are a vegetable that most people like and not a hard sell to the family. They are inexpensive, available year-round, and an excellent source of vitamin A. Vitamin A is crucial to maintaining healthy cells, particularly mucus, skin and bone …

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