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5 Foods Women Should be Eating

September 29th, 2010 · 14 Comments · Uncategorized

With the help of about 20 other real food bloggers, I tackled women’s health for Simple Organic today with Five Foods Women Should be Eating:


Less cellulite at 30 than 20?” My friend was ready to eat the next words out of my mouth when I told her I blamed one dietary change for my incredible loss of cellulite.

Quite often others counter my claim with a strange question: “How do you know?”

I’m sure their intentions are simply curious, but it’s a little uncomfortable to answer the obvious: “Um…I can see it.” My husband, as the only other person qualified to analyze the situation, concurs (with great joy, I assure you).

Men, I’ve noticed, do not worry about their cellulite. They also do not discuss monthly flow, experience PMS, or bear children. Although women often go to great lengths to prove that they are equal to men, we are far from “the same.”

The whole womb thing really sets us apart from men. Ladies, if you’re having menstrual cycles, trying to conceive, pregnant, breastfeeding, or nearing or experiencing menopause, make sure you’re paying attention to your intake of: [Read more here…]

Want to challenge yourself and see if you can guess the five foods before clicking over? Here’s a tip: this is the first part of a two-part series, and the second will hit five more foods that everyone should be eating for optimal health and to fight the flu.

Test Your Grains

In case you’ve missed it, you can be part of the Test Your Grains Challenge and receive a weekly encouragement and reminder email. We’ve been doing well with the grain-free thing, even managing to eat out. You can see what kinds of meals we’ve been figuring out at my list of grain-free dinners from yesterday.

What I’ve Been Reading this Week

Have you seen my famous healthy pumpkin muffin recipe? It’s that time of year! The Finer Things in Life has a huge roundup of pumpkin recipes you’ll want to check out, too.


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I embrace butter. I make homemade yogurt. I eat traditional real food – plants and animals that God created, not products of plants where food scientists work. Here at Kitchen Stewardship, I share how I strive to be a good steward of my family's nutrition, the environment, and our budget, all without spending every second in the kitchen. Learn more about the mission of KS here.

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