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Good Fat? Bad Fat? It’s Enough To Drive You Coconuts!

By Sandy Beck

For years, “fat-free” was the mantra of healthy food. Then we learned that our bodies need fat — the right kind of fat. That’s when things got confusing. So, allow me to present a sort of “fat primer.”

There are four major dietary fats: monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats, saturated fats and trans fats (the last one being a dubious invention of the food industry).

3rd Annual NLMC Community Grants

By Wendy Morgan, Board Director

At the completion of my fourth year as a Board member, I look back and remember the birth of the New Leaf Market Co-op Community Grant Fund and how it was developed.

Raising Healthy Eaters

By Bridget GuruBeant Welch, LMT

Sweet Alternatives to Eating All That Halloween Candy

The promise of mountains of candy on Halloween night can put a twinkle in one's eye but later on, a pain in my belly. I have no self control when it comes to sweets so I always have to fight the urge to binge on our candy stash. Granted, in our household we pick out the vegan candies to save for munching on so our edible stash is not too big, but we still have tons of non-vegan candies left over. Thankfully, there are a number of ways to put those uneaten sweets to good use while sparing yourself and your kiddos the All Saints Day belly ache.

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