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farmed salmon

Is farmed salmon safe and healthy?

Farmed v. wild salmon Eric Stavney Mukilteo, Wash. This is the part one of a two-part article. This issue: Is farmed salmon as healthy to eat as wild salmon? Next issue: Is salmon farming...

potato soup

A soup of the healthy and humble potato

Potatoes get a bad rap but have numerous health benefits?and make a tasty soup Sunny Gandara Arctic Grub Many populations, including people in Norway, lived in good health in the past centuries by eating...

Barneblad: Fitness fun on a winter’s day

A monthly feature to share with kids and grandkids Brought to you by Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American It’s wintertime, and sometimes the weather is so bad that it makes more sense to...

freckle

Finding “freckles”

Words about words M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway The word freckle is a descriptive term for a small, brownish spot on the skin caused by a deposition of pigment. It’s among the oldest recorded...

Saskatoon

Exploring Saskatoon’s cultural surprises

The often-overlooked city’s creative spirit is evident in museums and neighborhoods Maureen Littlejohn Toronto, Canada Saskatoon has been getting a lot of attention lately, especially since it was named by The New York Times...

Obesity in Norway

Norwegians gain, but less than Americans M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Obesity is an increasing threat to health round the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), worldwide obesity has tripled since 1975....

Maren Lundby

Jumping after Lundby

After five wins in a row, Maren Lundby is the jumper to beat in World Championships Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway After the first six competitions of the season, Norwegian ski jumper Maren Lundby...

Norsk Titanium

Norsk Titanium in NY

Trans-Atlantic partnership makes quality aerospace parts using additive technology Thor A. Larsen Fishkill, N.Y. If you should visit Plattsburgh, N.Y., in the northern part of the state, you will see a number of high-tech...

Retail therapy in Rochester

Shopping the “Minnesota Scandinavian Nice” way Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Retail therapy? Huh. As one who hates crowds, shopping in New York, where I live, is not something I relish. It is a battle....