Archive for Tag: healthy lifestyle

Health Benefits of Spices

Last week I wrote about using a variety of herbs and spices to create ethnic flavors. Many of those herbs and spices not only provide great flavor and taste but also health benefits. Turmeric, black pepper and ginger all have anti-inflammatory properties. Turmeric and black pepper especially work better when ingested together. They are common…

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Make it a Family Affaire

During the national nutrition month if your have committed to “Put Your Best Fork Forward” remember that it is a family affaire. Adults in the family needs to lead by example and the younger generation needs to take part in the process of good nutrition. Make mealtimes a family affaire beginning with meal planning. Unless…

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“Super”Bowl: You Can be the Winner

Can’t believe it is February already! And the Super Bowl is almost here. No matter which teams are playing the game; most folks have a SuperBowl event planned. You know the deal: pizza, beer, nachos, seven-layer dip, chips, loaded potato skins etc. etc. Well, my family is no different in that we always participate in…

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Beyond the Number on the Scale

This last week of the year most are beginning to think about the New Year’s resolutions. It is common to hear about health related goals, such as lose weight, not eat sugar or carbs, exercise more etc. etc. Healthy goals are wonderful all year long and if the beginning of a new year is motivation…

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