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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 […]

Candies, cakes, yogurts, coffee, or tea – the flavor of the moment is salted caramel. And while the combination of salty and sweet may seem ...
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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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6 Benefits of a Healthy Diet and Lifestyle

I recently sat in on a diabetes prevention class designed to educate individuals at risk for diabetes about healthy diet and lifestyle changes they can make to prevent or delay the disease. Managing weight was an obvious goal for many. However, one man appeared to be in excellent physical condition – even better than men […]

I recently sat in on a diabetes prevention class designed to educate individuals at risk for diabetes about healthy diet and lifestyle changes they can ...
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Eat a Rainbow: Dress your Plate with a Full Palette of Color

Spring is one of my favorite times of the year. I love the colors…the bright green new leaves on the trees, the pink blossoms on the crab apple trees and the riot of color as the tulips bloom. It’s also a great time to think about adding color to your diet to help weight loss […]

Spring is one of my favorite times of the year. I love the colors…the bright green new leaves on the trees, the pink blossoms on ...
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Why Vegetables are the Star of Your Diet

Vegetables truly are the stars of a healthy, nutritious diet. Countless scientific studies have shown that eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can decrease your risk of diseases such as stroke, heart disease and some cancers. That’s because plants contain vitamins, minerals and many other compounds that enhance our bodies’ ability to stay […]

Vegetables truly are the stars of a healthy, nutritious diet. Countless scientific studies have shown that eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can ...
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