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6 Ways to Control Type 2 Diabetes Through Diet

  What Is Type 2 Diabetes? The pancreas exists for one purpose, to release the hormone insulin so that the body’s cells can use the energy from carbohydrates. This is a balanced system. When it’s working as it should, insulin will be released in exactly the right...

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Flu shot or not

The debate of whether to vaccinate your kids or not is a longstanding and sensitive topic to touch on. But what about getting vaccinated as an adult?We're in the midst of flu season and we're wondering: do get the flu shot, or not? First off, what...

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National Apple Month

October is National Apple Month and nothing signals the fall season like the amazing aroma of apples. A kitchen full of baking apple smells is mouthwatering and evokes memories of family dinners, friendly get togethers and wonderful fall foods. Whether you pick your own apples...

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Breast Cancer Could Increase 50% by 2030

A Forbes article in 2015 reported that researchers at the National Cancer Institute Project say the number of breast cancer cases will rise 50% to 441,000 cases a year, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research. Should women...

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Moroccan KAMUT® Brand and Chick Pea Stew

  Makes 8 servings 1 Tbs olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 2 celery stalks, diced 1 red pepper, thinly sliced 2 teaspoons ground cumin ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon paprika ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper ¼ teaspoon ground pepper 1 teaspoon salt 3 carrots, cut in ¼ inch rounds 1 fennel bulb, stalks removed...

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NEW ZEALAND – The green, clean islands

  I had never thought about traveling to New Zealand, it just seemed too far away from New York. But, I was afforded the opportunity and I’m so glad I made the trip. While it was only for nine days (ten if you count the last...

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The Color Purple!

Purple (blue/black) fruits and vegetables are packed with healthy nutrients. This time of year, farmers markets are a great place to find the freshest local fresh fruits and vegetables that feature all colors of the rainbow. None are more healthful than the deep purple/blue hues...

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Poached Peaches in Lemon Verbena Syrup

The hardest part of this is getting the skin off the peaches— I always make two extra peaches just in case! A delightfully light and very elegant looking dessert that is easy to make and will impress everyone at the table. Makes 6-8 servings: - 8 large...

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Watermelon Salad Recipe

One of the great things about summer is the abundance of ripe watermelons! Sweet and deliciously refreshing, they make a perfect summer salad. You can easily adapt this very simple recipe to add toppings and herbs of your choice. We especially like feta cheese and...