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Super Shrimp Cocktail

It’s seafood time! Here’s a fantastic recipe that’s easy to make and so good for you. The shrimp provides lean, clean protein; the avocado gives you anti-inflammatory monounsaturated fat; the veggies and cilantro are full of antioxidants; and the spicy jalapeno fuels … Continue reading

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Is School Making your Child Fat?

Now that most kids around the country have started the new school year, it’s back to the age-old discussion – do you make their lunch or let them buy the lunch from the school’s cafeteria? Schools are supposed to comply … Continue reading

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Dining Out

Dining out is a part of our daily lifestyle.  Americans eat out nearly one out of every four meals and snacks. This can create a challenge for those people that are managing their weight.  Unlike eating at home, the ability … Continue reading

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High Protein Diets and Bone Loss

Osteoporosis is a condition that affects 10 million American women, with millions more at high risk. When bones become less dense and more porous, they weaken and are more susceptible to fracturing or breaking. There are no warning signs that … Continue reading

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Summertime Diet Destroyers

Summer is in full swing. That means going to the beach, pool parties, ball games, state fairs, and backyard bbqs. That also means a lot of high-calorie, high-fat, high-sugar, and high-salt foods that are bound to wreck your waistline. Here … Continue reading

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Inflammation – It’s What’s Making You Sick

What do obesity, diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, stroke, cancer, and irritable bowl disease have in common? Scientists have linked all of these diseases (yes, obesity is considered a disease) and many more to chronic inflammation. And it’s inflammation that’s making … Continue reading

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Are You in a Food Rut?

Do you find yourself eating the same things, day after day? Is it because you like the predictability of routine or because you just don’t know how or what to cook? If you are struggling with your weight, have low … Continue reading

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Celiac Disease 101

May is National Celiac Awareness Month. Approximately one in 133 people have Celiac Disease, an autoimmune condition in which the ingestion of gluten causes damage to the lining of the small intestines. Such damage causes malabsorption of nutrients as well as … Continue reading

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Eating Green 2017

Earth Day is this coming Saturday, April 22nd. What are you going to do to mark the occasion? You can “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”, you can donate your cast-offs (old coats, glasses, cell phones, sneakers, ink cartridges, cars) to a charity, … Continue reading

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Crustless Goat Cheese and Leek Quiche

Easter is just a few hops away from arriving. Haven’t decided what to prepare yet? Try our crust-less goat cheese and leek quiche. While the kids go hunting for eggs filled with surprises, you can be chewing happily away on … Continue reading

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