Greek Salad – a Heart-friendly Meal

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–While Sally is on vacation (think “Relaxation”!), we’re bringing back some of our earlier blogs that are definitely worth a re-read! —by Sally Beare Greek salad is a staple of Greek cuisine, and is probably one of the reasons for the low rates of heart disease in Greece, since it contains all kinds of ingredients… [Continue Reading]

Sustainability—A Long-Lasting Trend

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Organic products have gone from boutique purchases to everyday buys—at least, to the extent they are available and within budget. As part of the Akea community, you know it’s ideal to eat plenty of fresh vegetables and fruits and to buy organic, sustainably produced foods whenever you can. But chew on this for a minute:… [Continue Reading]

What’s in an egg?

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–by Sally Beare I am writing this from Pakistan, where, thankfully, I am a good few kilometres away from the battery chicken farms of the area known as Chak Shazad. Being downwind of those is never an enjoyable experience, and I don’t much enjoy looking at the poor creatures crowded into those cages either. The… [Continue Reading]

Greek Salad – a Heart-friendly Meal

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—by Sally Beare Greek salad is a staple of Greek cuisine, and is probably one of the reasons for the low rates of heart disease in Greece, since it contains all kinds of ingredients which protect the arteries and heart. Greek salad is quick, easy, and inexpensive to make, and can be eaten on its… [Continue Reading]