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How to Adopt the Mediterranean Diet

February is American Heart month. So what better time to try out the heart healthy Mediterranean diet? Scientific studies have shown that the Mediterranean diet significantly reduces your chances of having a heart attack or stroke.  The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods of the countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea.  It includes lots […]

February is American Heart month. So what better time to try out the heart healthy Mediterranean diet? Scientific studies have shown that the Mediterranean diet ...
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Step-by-Step Resolutions

Let me guess, the New Year is right around the corner and you’ve committed to – nothing!  Hey, I don’t blame you.  Most of us have experienced our fair share of failed resolutions. But if you’re committed to improving your health, maybe the key to not breaking your resolution is in breaking up your resolution. […]

Let me guess, the New Year is right around the corner and you’ve committed to – nothing!  Hey, I don’t blame you.  Most of us ...
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Protect Your Skin from the Inside Out

Does the cold dry air of winter leave your skin feeling like a scrub brush?  We all know that using sunscreen (yes, even in winter!), wearing protective clothing, and using a good moisturizer can help protect our skin.   But did you know what you eat and drink is also vital to keeping cells healthy and […]

Does the cold dry air of winter leave your skin feeling like a scrub brush?  We all know that using sunscreen (yes, even in winter!), ...
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Tips for Reducing Sodium in Your Diet

I’ll admit, only recently did I start paying attention to my salt intake.  I was already using herbs and spices instead of table salt, eating frozen and fresh vegetables instead of canned, avoiding salty snacks, and I’ve even taken a liking to reduced-sodium soups, pickles and olives.  So I thought I was doing pretty well.  […]

I’ll admit, only recently did I start paying attention to my salt intake.  I was already using herbs and spices instead of table salt, eating ...
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Great-Tasting Gluten-Free Appetizers for Healthy Holiday Entertaining

Here are two of my favorite recipes for a flavorful, fresh approach to making crowd-pleasing appetizers the next time you entertain.  These recipes are quick and easy to prepare and both are naturally gluten-free, too! Spicy Roasted Shrimp With its low energy density, shrimp is a superb lean protein and tastes great served warm or […]

Here are two of my favorite recipes for a flavorful, fresh approach to making crowd-pleasing appetizers the next time you entertain.  These recipes are quick ...
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