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Is a Raw Food Diet for You?

In light of Earth Day being today, we thought we would talk about the ultimate in “green” eating – Raw Diets. We are sure many of you have heard of raw eating, and many of you have either tried it … Continue reading

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Best and Worst Foods for Your Heart

As you know, February is National Heart Month. You also know that heart disease is the #1 killer of women. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, low HDL (“good” cholesterol), high triglycerides, high LDL (“bad” cholesterol), elevated CRP (measure of inflammation … Continue reading

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Heart Health Month

Did you know that every 60 seconds a wife, mother, sister, grandmother, daughter, or friend dies from a stroke, heart attack, or other form of heart disease? Heart disease is the number one killer of women. So, what can you … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-ch Chia!

You know the cute little Chia Pets that seem to pop up every year around the holiday time? Spread the seeds, water, and watch them grow “hair” over a few short weeks. The hair is actually the sprouts of the … Continue reading

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10 Snacks Under 150 Calories

To snack or not to snack? That is the question. Our grandmother used to always say “No snacking – it will ruin  your appetite!” Sorry, grandma, we beg to differ. People who stick with the 3-meal-a-day pattern usually tend to … Continue reading

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Queen of Green Kale

You know how important it is to eat your green leafy vegetables. But which one first comes to mind? Survey says – spinach. Yes, we know how much Popeye loved his spinach and how strong he became after downing a … Continue reading

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Post-Halloween Pig-Out Plan

Halloween is just a few days away now behind us, and that means stocking up on getting rid of candy. Let’s just say you get got a little carried away with the sweet treats. It’s possible, you know. The candy is just sitting … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Custard with Cinnamon Maple Cream

Have you seen them? The pumpkins are here! Pumpkin patches are popping up everywhere. Pumpkins, gourds, and winter squashes have made their official arrival into the marketplace. It’s definitely starting to feel a lot like the holiday season is upon … Continue reading

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Jewish New Year Tsimmes Recipe

Today is Rosh Hashana – the Jewish New Year. The word Rosh means “head” and Shana means “year” which translates to the “head of the year”. Just like the traditional new year that celebrated on January 1st, this day is … Continue reading

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It’s the Great Pumpkin!

Fall is officially here (the first day of Autumn was September 22), which means that those lovely orange gourds will be prominently displayed in your local supermarket. A relative of cucumbers and melons, the pumpkin is actually a fruit and … Continue reading

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