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May, 2013

  • 23 May

    SuperFood: A – Asparagus

    A is for Asparagus

    So here are some things asparagus can be used for that are a bit intriguing. Asparagus can be used… 1 – AS A DETOX Asparagus contains 288 mg of potassium – which is known for reducing belly fat – and 3 g of fiber –  which cleanses the digestive system – ...

  • 23 May

    SuperFood: A – Artichokes

    A is for Artichoke

    I have never eaten an artichoke…don’t judge me. I hear though, the heart of them are the part people enjoy the most. After reading up on them, I’ve learned that only the heart of an artichoke can be eaten raw. The leaves, however, are actually the most nutrient packed part ...

  • 23 May

    SuperFood: A – Apricots

    A is for Apricot

    Compared to common fruits like apples, bananas, oranges, and pears, apricots get no play. (Don’t be ashamed though, I’m just as guilty of overlooking these fruits.) The fact remains however, apricots are just as healthy and versatile as those fruits, if not more so. Not only are they healthy, apricots ...

  • 22 May

    SuperFood: A – Apple

    A is for Apple

    Apples are great for plenty of things. I’m sure you’ve heard the saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”… Well, apples can… 1. Aid in getting you whiter, healthier teeth 2. Help you avoid Alzheimer’s 3. Protect against Parkinson’s 4. Curb many kinds of caners 5. Decrease your  risk ...

March, 2013

  • 14 March

    Foods to Eat for Women’s Libido Enhancement

    In the media and even in the medical field, a low libido is viewed as a problem that only affects older women during menopause. However, increasing amounts of women between the ages of 20 and 40 are experiencing a lack of desire, sometimes to the point that many of them ...

January, 2013

  • 9 January

    Meals for One – Cold Weather Comfort Food with a Twist: Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Croutons

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    When the leaves start to change and cold winds blow, warm comfort food is the way to go. Soup is a low-calorie, satisfying answer to the warmth that is craved during the fall and winter months. This recipe isn’t the average bowl of tomato soup: instead it’s guaranteed to tickle ...

  • 5 January

    7 Foods that Boost Heart Health

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    The road to a healthy heart takes more than just exercising regularly. It would certainly need one to have a healthy overall lifestyle. And, of course when we say healthy lifestyle the larger part of it should mean sticking to a healthy diet as well. The best thing about working ...

December, 2012

  • 11 December

    Red and orange vegetables may reduce risk of breast cancer

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    While early detection and regular screenings are the best ways for women to protect themselves against the devastating effects of breast cancer, there are also several lifestyle and diet changes that have also been known to reduce cancer risk. According to a study published last week in the Journal of ...