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5 Super-Healthy Seeds To Eat Now!

Think about it—the delicious and nutritious fruits and vegetables you eat on a daily basis originate from a seed.  So eating the seed itself has got to be healthy, right?  Seeds are in fact some of the healthiest foods you can eat!   They will give your salads crunch, your oatmeal extra nuttiness, and your breads […]

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Fantastic Fats! Know your Heart Healthy Fats

Who said fats are the forbidden food??  Well, lots of people.  Hopefully after reading this you’ll think a little bit differently.  Fats aren’t considered an essential nutrient for nothing.  They are important for a variety of reasons including ensuring absorption of fat-soluble vitamins, maintaining hormonal balance, and of course keeping the amazing blood pumping organ […]

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Stay Healthy and Glowing All Winter Long!

Here’s to a healthy 2014! Start your year out right with these all-natural remedies to keep you in tip-top fighting shape. Even better: these items are on deal for $9.99, all January long. Stop by the Organic & Natural department at your Fairway to pick them up and check out thousands more useful, unusual, and […]

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Make 2014 your Healthiest Year Yet! 4 Tips from Carlon M. Colker, M.D.

Winter is back again, with a vengeance. A great challenge we face during the winter is all the holiday treats, coupled with a drastic rise in homebound inactivity. The result is holiday flab. That’s right, the old blubber basket comes back and each year as we get older, it gets more difficult to lose. With […]

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Super-Delicious Superfoods at Fairway Market!

Superfoods have become all the rage in the healthy eating world.  What exactly is a superfood?  Allow me to explain; these foods go way beyond your everyday supply of fiber, vitamins, and minerals, fueling the body in ways you could have never even imagined.  From powerful cancer-fighting antioxidants to heart disease-battling polyphenols, superfoods cover the […]

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The Miraculous Coconut Oil!

I learned about the evils of coconut oil in high school biology class. Coconut oil = saturated fat oil. But finally! This tasty tropical stuff is having its much-deserved moment in the sun. It turns out coconut oil is way high up on our super-good-for-you food list. Here’s why we love it: 

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Get Minty Fresh and Gorgeous at Fairway with these Great Cosmetics

I love peppermint tea! Mint-infused chocolate! Minty mojitos! And these days, I’m a big proponent of cool mint on my hair and skin. One of the components of peppermint oil is menthol, master at opening breathing passages and settling upset stomachs. Ancient Egyptians used mint to cleanse and purify their homes, and America’s first colonists stocked […]

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Good Morning, Sunshine! 7 Cool Breakfast Ideas to Beat the Heat

I am at my air conditioned desk and I don’t wanna leave! Often, I’m antsy. Today, I’m content to stay here and bask in the cool, artificial air as long as possible. It’s just so crazy hot outside! Sweaty, sticky…relentlessly, incredibly hot. Which makes me ponder how best to feed myself in this heat. I’m […]

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Riviera Meals, from Marseilles to Portofino!

Our favorite recipes are the product of a Mediterranean-inspired longing, a great love for the sea and the culture and history of this French and Italian coastal paradise. The bounty of the coast is intoxicating. Bouillabaisse! Salade nicoise! Fresh fish (Branzino! Orata!), and briny mussels. Fragrant basil, bright lemon, and plenty of garlic. Oregano, rosemary, […]

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The Truth About Olive Oil and Olive Oil Hysteria

I am an importer and retailer of more brands of olive oil than I can count.  I work at the Fairway Markets, a twelve-store-and-growing chain of specialty supermarkets in New York City, New York State, New Jersey and Connecticut.  I have had great interest in and considerable experience with  the subject of olive oil for […]

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