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How Cooked Is Too Cooked? – Article

Have you ever wondered the best way to eat food – raw, slightly cooked, moderately cooked or well done? The article link below provides information on how much you cook your food can affect different organ systems and their ability … Continue reading

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Maximize the Nutritional Value of Your Food!

Buying quality ingredients is only the first step in a healthy diet. How long ago were the groceries purchased, or the methods used to prepare food, greatly impacts the nutritional value of the resulting fare. Being aware of a few … Continue reading

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Cook Affordably (and Healthy) with Little Time – Video

Have you ever eaten collard greens, mustard greens or rutabagas, turnips or parsnips? They are full of nutrients, yet many people have never even tried them. Be adventurous. It is so easy to cook these root vegetables and hardy greens … Continue reading

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Tomatoes: A Tasty and Nutritious Powerhouse!

Lucky us, we do not live in the Sahara Desert and have access to an abundance of this pretty, delicious, versatile, and nutritious fruit! Yes, the tomato is a fruit, botanically speaking: a mature, reproductive body of its plant. For … Continue reading

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How to Cook Bok Choy – Video

Are you intimidated by Bok Choy? Part of the cruciferous vegetable family, bok choy has a higher concentration of beta-carotene and vitamin A than any other variety of cabbage. It will be well worth spending a few minutes to learn … Continue reading

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A Health-Boosting, Delicious Resolution!

OK, last year your New Year’s resolution to improve your diet got tabled after “the dog ate your cookbook”… The good news is that any day of the year is suitable for resolving to change our lives for the better. … Continue reading

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How To Prepare Spaghetti Squash – Video

For many people pasta is a staple in the diet. However, for others it’s something they try to avoid because of all the carbs. Or they have a gluten intolerance and don’t like the alternative grains used to make gluten free … Continue reading

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Wholesome Holiday Treats

Scrumptious holiday treats can be enjoyed without having to punch new holes in our belts in January. A wide variety of delicious appetizers and desserts made with wholesome ingredients present better options. Many of them include little or no health-robbers, … Continue reading

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Fresh Solutions for Holiday Leftovers

When Homer Simpson was asked what he does with holiday leftovers, he replied: “Leftovers? Never heard of them!” Hopefully, the rest of us will not stuff ourselves during Thanksgiving and other winter celebrations. The question remains, what to do with … Continue reading

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Take Care of Your Eyes: Eat “See Food”

Whether we are 20 or 80 years old, eye health depends a great deal on our lifestyle. Cells in the body die and are constantly replaced. What we eat has a major impact on the new cells’ health and performance. … Continue reading

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