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How to Turn A Veggie Hater to a Veggie Tolerator

If there’s ever a time to try to eat more vegetables, it’s now. It’s summer, that long-awaited time when we relax a bit more and venture a bit farther. This is also the time when gardens thrive and farmers markets open. It brings me pleasure knowing I am eating locally...

Tofu Salad

Recipe: Tasty Tofu Lunch Salad

By Jeanne Tennis Here’s a good-for-you recipe for the hottest days of the summer: No oven or stovetop required. Tasty Tofu Lunch Salad In a mixing bowl combine: One small organic carrot, finely grated. 3 -4 Tablespoons of organic onion, minced. 1 heaping Tablespoon of fresh, organic dill. 3-4 Tablespoons...

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Natural Weight-Loss Supplements to Avoid

Have you considered trying natural weight-loss supplements? There is no shortage of products that promise to melt away the pounds, but how do you find the best one? It’s difficult because many weight-loss supplements are produced by the very people selling the product. So it’s important to gather unbiased and...

Golden Tea

Recipe: Turmeric Golden Tea (Without Actual Tea)

By Jeanne Tennis Traditional Golden Tea, as it is known, does not contain actual tea. A staple in India and enjoyed throughout the world for its antioxidant and relaxing benefits, this warmed beverage is bursting with anti-inflammatory turmeric. Turmeric Golden Tea Customize it using your milk, spices and sweetener of...


All Chain Restaurants Now Required to Post Calorie Counts

By Phil Galewitz Kaiser Health News President Donald Trump has found one part of the federal health law palatable: He’s allowing Obamacare rules that require chain restaurants to post calorie counts to went into effect May 7. The rules, which are among the final pieces of the 2010 Affordable Care Act...

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9 Health Benefits of Sunshine

Usually, at this time of year, we like to warn people about the dangers of too much sunshine or too little protection from sunshine. Not today  — or at least until about 500 words from here. In so many ways, glorious sunshine is good for your health. Here are a...

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How to Stop the Brain Drain of Aging

As aging takes its toll on our bodies and brain mechanics, researchers point to lifestyle, exercise habits and eating patterns that can maximize brain health and minimize impairment. Lynne McPhee, a registered dietitian at Backus Hospital, says what we eat and how we live can impact our brain’s ability to...