What Is Jamaican ‘Jerk’ Seasoning?

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After I posted yesterday’s item about Usain Bolt’s new chain of Jamaican restaurants, my mother asked a question that I’ve heard many times but never taken the time to answer – until now. “What the heck is ‘Jerk’ anyway?” Well, now is as good a time as any to tackle the mystery…

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What Do You Eat In A Day?

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Sometimes, the answers to your biggest life questions are right in front of you. You just have to focus more clearly, brush away the cobwebs and tune out the interference. I took a simple challenge recently and it helped me see the flaws in my own eating habits. Boy, was I embarrassed…

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We’re Killing Our Hearts With Salt

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We all know that too much Salt is bad for us. Specifically, it’s bad for our hearts. And we all agree that it’s a good idea to cut down on Salt. But there’s a conspiracy of circumstances in our lives that makes it almost impossible to keep track of our Salt intake. And, as a result, we’re all getting too much…

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