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Julie’s Comments: Pomegranates are rich in antioxidants and eating them or drinking the juice has multiple health benefits. How do you include them in your diet? The seeds are delicious sprinkled on salads or stirred into yogurt, and the juice … Continue reading
Julie’s Comments: Here are some great tips for helping your kids eat healthy and develop good eating habits that will benefit them all their lives. Please share your views by leaving a Comment below.
Julie’s Comments: With childhood obesity at nearly epidemic levels, healthy eating for our kids is more important than ever. Here are some great tips on how to help our children develop healthy eating habits.
Julie’s Comments: It’s hard to keep coming up with ideas for the kids’ lunch (or even for your own lunch). Check these out! If you use turkey or other meat for sandwiches I suggest a nitrite/nitrate free brand like Hormel … Continue reading
Julie’s Comments: Need breakfast ideas? Here are some good ones!
On Sept. 28 I posted an article about cancer- causing nitrites and nitrates found in the processed meats that are such a big part of the American diet. I committed to tracking down nitrite/nitrate free brands and I’m looking for … Continue reading
It’s official…a recent study from the CDC says healthy lifestyle pays off with increased longevity! As reported in the American Journal of Public Health in September 2011, the study covered an 18 year period, looked at over 16,000 people and … Continue reading
This month the Harvard Heart Letter reported the results of a study on the effects of drinking alcohol on our health. The study was a big one, followed over 2 million men and women for an average of 11 years, … Continue reading
Tomatoes are one of the best sources of lycopene. Dr. Mehmet Oz writes that lycopene prevents cancer cells from growing and dividing. I like tomatoes raw or cooked, and my favorites are the fresh-from-the-garden tomatoes that we grow in the … Continue reading
Blueberries are a great source of antioxidants, nutrients that are so important for our health. Blueberries also contain a substance called ellagic acid, according to Dr. Mehmet Oz. Ellagic acid helps prevent carcinogens (cancer causing chemicals) from damaging our cells’ … Continue reading