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The Top 5 Teas for Fighting Cold and FluIt’s clear that nutrition plays a key role in keeping your immune system healthy. You may be
Holy Sheet (pan)! Easy and Delicious Ways To DineSheet pan meals are having a moment and why not? What’s better than preparing a whole meal using just one pan? Plus, most sheet pan recipes are just one step—prep and sit back while it roasts in the oven. And there’s something about the shallow pan with just one layer of ingredients that makes everything turn golden and caramelized. I don’t know how widely sheet
Mind-Bending Mint: It Does the Brain & Body Good!If you ask me, mint makes just about everything taste better. It also delivers some impressive benefits: Digestion:
Oregano Is a Spice for All SeasonsOregano is a common spice you likely have in your kitchen for seasoning savory Italian or Mediterranean recipes. The oregano plant is native to warm climates in southwestern Europe and the Mediterranean and currently Greece, Israel and Turkey are main producers of both the spice and essential oregano oils. Oregano is closely related to other spices like mint, thyme, marjoram, basil, sage, and lavender
5 Age-Fighting Power FoodsWe’ve all come across a few people who look nowhere near their age—and we’d love to know their secret. In a bid to look great and keep ourselves healthy, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with so much “stuff” out there. In order to help you make sense of what’s being sold, we decided to look at five of the more realistic and
Easy Banana-Almond-Berry Breakfast CookiesA no-refined-sugar cookie that you can readily enjoy for breakfast will streamline your morning routine and add legit nutrition to the most important meal of the day. Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas, mashed 2½ cups old-fashioned whole rolled oats 1 cup almond butter ⅓ cup honey ½ cup sliced almonds ½ cup dried cranberries ½ tsp. vanilla extract ½ tsp. ground cinnamon ¼ tsp. salt Directions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line baking
Don’t Deprive Yourself To Get Fit In Fall SeasonThe fall and winter seasons, combined with the upcoming holidays, mean the re-emergence of those comforting classic dishes: Mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and a plethora of pastries. Many of the typical comfort foods are filled with calories and fat, plus the potential to overeat these dishes during the colder seasons is always tempting; but if you're smart about it,
Do You Have Trouble Swallowing?Sometimes I’ll see patients with the complaint that they’re having trouble swallowing, or a sensation that food is getting stuck in their throat and doesn’t go down easily. The medical term for this is a hard word to pronounce –dysphagia (dis-faj-ah) – and could stem from a number of causes. If you experience difficult swallowing, here’s what you should know about it. Dysphagia –
Fall and Winter Foods with the Superpowers You Need NowEven living in sunny California during fall and winter when the days are shorter and a little bit chilly, I like
Halloween for Celiacs: Beware of Gluten!Halloween is my #1 favorite holiday: the costumes, the decorations, the spooky atmosphere, the fall foliage, and yes, of course, the treats. Halloween can bring with it a lot of situations where we are faced with new products that we are unfamiliar with. Parties, trick or treating, school events, and buying candy are just a few of the circumstances
What Do FoodTrients Do?
Reduce inflammatory process in cells, tissues, and blood vessels, helping to slow aging and reduce risk of long-term disease.
Prevents and repairs oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals.
Support the body’s resistance to infection and strengthen immune vigilance and response.
Improves mood, memory, and focus.
Reduces risk factors for common degenerative and age-related diseases.