Archive for Kasım, 2015


Dairy – is it really good for you?

Growing up, we are taught that milk and dairy products are good for us, because after all, where would we get calcium from if we didn’t drink milk? In the United States, dairy products have traditionally been Americans’ main source of calcium, and the fear of not getting enough calcium has long been instilled in […]


What Are Triglycerides?

Triglycerides are the primary form of fat in foods as well as the storage form of fat found in the body’s fat cells. Triglycerides also are found in blood. A high blood triglyceride level is called hypertriglyceridemia. Elevated triglycerides, along with other risk factors such as high blood cholesterol, obesity, high blood pressure, family history, […]


Home Canning Safety Tips

One of the special treats of summer is the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables ready for the eating. Whether you grow your own, or have access to locally grown produce, you may be considering home canning as a way to preserve your favorite foods. If done correctly, canning can be a safe and economical […]