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Sep 29 2014

Eating Disorders- Books to Read

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According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics  up to 24 million Americans suffer from disordered eating. It is critical for anyone with symptoms of an eating disorder to seek professional help. Early treatment gives the greatest chance for a full recovery. The National Eating Disorder Association is an excellent resource.  Signs and symptoms of disordered [...]

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Aug 05 2013

Fruits, Vegetables and Whole Grains offer Health Protection

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One of my Colleagues  forwarded me this article  from  Daily Rx News The Study found that those eating the most fruit, vegetables and grains that included oats, corn, rye, barley, quinoa, millet and sorghum had lower rates of chronic disease. Here is the article as it appeared in A Diet to Ward Off Diseases Eating grains [...]

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Dec 31 2012

Happy Healthy New Year

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In addition to sharing my recipe for Hoppin John- a recipe guaranteed to give good luck in the New Year, I am passing along this quote I read in Penny C. Sansevieri’s newsletter: An old Cherokee told his grandson: “My son, there is a battle between two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It [...]

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Oct 15 2012

Strength Training and Diabetes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention more than 14 million Americans have type II diabetes—a staggering three-hundred percent increase over the past forty years—and the numbers are steadily climbing. Fortunately, studies now show that lifestyle changes such as strength training have a profound impact on helping older adults manage their diabetes. In [...]

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Aug 20 2012

Maine Blueberry Pie-Fast and Good For You Too

  I love this pie and you will too. Not only is it delicious it is probably one of the best desserts one can eat. It makes use of blueberries without adding a lot of calories from fat. Use a store bought graham cracker crust and you will not have to heat the kitchen and [...]

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