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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 […]


Healthy Cooking Tips

Healthy Cooking Tips The spring and summer months offer a bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables. If you have not done so already, now is the perfect time to integrate more fresh, whole foods into your eating plan. Eating more fruits, vegetables, and whole grain foods can help reduce your risk for many of the […]


Eat for a Healthy Heart

One of the major risk factors for heart disease is high blood cholesterol. Fortunately, high blood cholesterol levels can often be lowered by diet and exercise. A heart-healthy diet includes foods that are high in soluble fiber and low in saturated fat and cholesterol. Developing a healthier lifestyle that includes better eating habits may help […]


Healthy Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Healthy Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids   Although it is recommended to reduce our daily fat intake to less than 30 percent of total calories, some types of fat are critical for the body to function properly. Linoleic acid (omega-6 fatty acid) and alpha-linolenic acid (omega-3 fatty acid) are the two essential fatty acids required […]


Cherry Laurel Benefits

Cherry Laurel BENEFITS Prunus laurocerasus, also known as cherry laurel, common laurel and sometimes English laurel in North America, is an evergreen species of cherry (Prunus), native to regions bordering the Black Sea in southwestern Asia and southeastern Europe, from Albania and Bulgaria east through Turkey to the Caucasus Mountains and northern Iran. The common […]


jeok (korea)

jeok he is the food that comes from the Korean food is very tasty and has a high nutrient content. 200 g beef section has the 200 g carrots trunked small 3 leeks, white part 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper grains, crushed 10 sticks skewers satai 3 tablespoons flour 1 egg, beaten off […]


Health Benefits of Water

If you’re surprised to find “water” listed as one of the World’s Healthiest Foods, you are not alone. Many health-conscious people don’t think about water as a food. Even if they do, they don’t think about it as being “much” of a food. From the thousands of foods available on our earth, we singled out […]


Health Benefits of Soy sauce

It’s still too early in the research process to give soy sauce any kind of “green light” in terms of its salt content, however. Anyone at risk of excessive salt intake or following a salt-restricted diet should still consult with a healthcare provider before including more soy sauce in a meal plan than would otherwise […]