Monthly Archives: August 2011

How Long Will That Food Last?

How often do you wonder, “Is it still safe to eat this?”  The guidelines as I have researched are as follows in regard to whether its in the refrigerator, freezer or pantry: FRIDGE: Raw poultry,  meat and fish:  Eat or … Continue reading

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Kale Chips – Baked for a Healthy Snack

This recipe is taken from Kathy Smith Lifestyles and I think its very creative! Ingredients: · Oil spray · 1 large bunch kale · Kosher salt  Directions: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.  Lightly coat baking sheet with oil spray. … Continue reading

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Protein: All The Facts

Protein is an essential part of every cell of your body – about 15% of your body weight is comprised of it.  There are a wide variety of functions and uses including providing energy, helping to build the structural skeleton … Continue reading

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Cholesterol is Healthy!

That’s right, our bodies need cholesterol.  Its important for keeping our cellular membranes strong, for producing Vitamin D within our bodies and for producing hormones that help us to manage our stress, as well as some other vital roles for … Continue reading

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Healthy Recipe for Carrot Cake Cookies-Yum!

Makes: 30 cookies/Prep time: 10-12 minutes – total time: 25 minutes 1 cup white whole wheat flour; l/2 tsp. baking soda; 1-l/2 cups rolled oats; 1 tsp. cinnamon; 1 tsp dry ginger; l/4 tsp. ground cloves; l/4 tsp. ground nutmeg; … Continue reading

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These Foods Fight Back on Fat

Why do Eskimos of Alaska  (the Yup’ik tribe) NOT have the usual diseases linked to excess body fat that we American Have?  Even though they eat 20 times more fatty fish than other Americans, it turns out that the makeup … Continue reading

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Acid Reflux – What’s Really The Cause?

Its really strange but true – you don’t have indigestion or acid reflux because you have too much acid in your stomach!  One very common reason is usually due to a hiatal hernia which is when the acid comes out … Continue reading

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