Keeping Bacteria at Bay This Summer

Summer is the time for outdoor eating and my family and I have made a habit of grilling when the weather’s nice. But the bacteria in your food love the heat…

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Sharecare Top 5: Foods Anyone Can Grow

You don’t have to head to the grocery store or farmer’s market for delicious, fresh produce this summer. Just make a trip to your backyard. Growing your own vegetables and…

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Jicama Lime Salad

The majority of individuals can only tolerate eating so many salads with the same old romaine/iceberg blend stacked with a few slices of cucumbers and tomatoes. Try switching up your…

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The Skinny on Extreme Diets

Extreme diets can be incredibly tempting for the millions of Americans who are looking to lose weight, fast. For people who are overweight or obese, weight loss can have countless…

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Jalapeño Poppers

There are few appetizer recipes that provide as many flavorful ingredients as this Jalapeño Poppers dish. With a fabulous combination of flavors, in addition to the variety of nutritional benefits,…

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Lentil-Quinoa-Stuffed Peppers

Getting your daily intake of fiber doesn’t need to be boring. This fun recipe uses two fiber-rich ingredients that will keep you full all day long. Quinoa is packed with protein,…

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You Wanted to Know: Calcium

Today I want to talk about one of the body’s most important (and one of my favorite) minerals: Calcium.  Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body, and serves…

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Vegan Gumbo

If you are trying to adopt a healthier lifestyle, consider adding healthy recipes like this to your dinner routine. Studies show that consuming a vegan diet is associated with lower…

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Southwestern Beans and Rice

Have a craving for Mexican but watching your waistline? No problem!  This southwestern staple is packed full of flavor and fat busting nutrients. Black beans are a perfect combination of…

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Drink Milk to Slow Arthritis, Study Says

A glass of milk a day may help keep arthritis away, according to a new study. The new research showed that women who drank up to seven glasses of low-fat…

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