Colon Cancer and Carrot Soup

Americans tend to be squeamish when it comes to talking about colon cancer. But it’s important to know the facts. Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the United States and the second leading cause of death from cancer. It affects all racial and ethnic groups and is most often found in people […]

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Holiday Challenge

The end of the year is a busy time for most of us. With all the shopping and holiday partying it can be easy to let go of those healthy behaviors we’ve been working on during the year. But focusing on positive “to-do” strategies can help reduce stress and keep that holiday weight gain at […]

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Boost Your Brain Health

Did you know what you eat and drink can keep your brain healthy? Here’s a list of brain booster foods to help keep you sharp and reduce your long term risk of dementia. Fabulous Fats Powerhouse Produce Spices not Salt Beverage Bounty Kale, Avocado, and Radish Quesadillas These quesadillas are packed with brain booster foods […]

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When Opposites Attract: A Novel Way to Cope with Cravings

Candies, cakes, yogurts, coffee, or tea – the flavor of the moment is salted caramel. And while the combination of salty and sweet may seem like the ambidextrous of taste preferences, this east-meets-west flavor mash-up is a hot seller among all. But that’s no surprise to food scientists and culinary connoisseurs who have long known […]

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Preventing Produce Spoilage

A new survey released by the Centers for Disease Control reported that only 1 in 10 Americans eats enough fruits and vegetables. Even California, the state with the best intake, was lagging. Only about 18 percent of Californians ate enough fruit every day and 13 percent ate enough vegetables. The daily recommendation is 1-1/2 to 2 […]

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