White Fragility: Definition, Impact, Conversation Tips

Andara Puchino

White fragility refers to the defensiveness, denial, and invalidation that characterizes some white people’s responses to the mention of racism. For example: A friend says, “Hey, that sounded kind of racist.” Your roommate explains why white people wearing locs counts as cultural appropriation. Your professor, a Black woman, shares the […]

SunOpta entering nutrition beverages category

Andara Puchino

MINNEAPOLIS – SunOpta, Inc. made oat milk processing a strategic priority in 2018 and began making investments to become a leading manufacturer of the product. Today, oat milk is on track to be the leading plant-based beverage sold by the company. Now SunOpta management has made the development of a nutrition beverage […]

Eligibility for CSRS Retirement

Andara Puchino

If you retire on an immediate unreduced annuity, you can carry your FEHB and FEGLI coverage into retirement. Image: Sergio Sergo/Shutterstock.com Reg Jones In my last article I wrote about many of the changes that occur when you move from being an employee to a retiree. What I want to […]

Tiny Sprouts Provide Big Nutrition

Andara Puchino

Latest Nutrition, Food & Recipes News TUESDAY, June 7, 2022 (American Heart Association News) Move over baby carrots and petite peas. Even tinier vegetables are catching on as go-to healthy foods. Microscale vegetables, a growing food category that includes sprouted seeds, are miniature in size yet big in […]