Oatmeal Raisin Cookies for Care Packages
Feb11

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies for Care Packages

Do you have a son or daughter who is away at college or university this semester? What will get them to think of you when they are studying so hard that there is no time to think of anything but books. Cookies, right? They will remember the times they had fresh, warm-from-the-oven, oatmeal raisin cookies. Make lots and lots of them and send them regularly with a note to call home for more.     So how do I cope with my lonely...

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Non-Dairy Sources of Calcium & Vitamin D
Feb11

Non-Dairy Sources of Calcium & Vitamin D

Before you look, try to list three non-dairy food sources of calcium and vitamin D. Can you list three benefits of adequate amounts of calcium and vitamin D in your diet? Did you know that calcium and vitamin D work together to make you less likely to break a bone or get osteoporosis, a disease that weakens them?       What are generally regarded standards for amounts of Calcium and Vitamin D that adults require per...

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Green Crusher Fruit Salad Smoothie
Feb11

Green Crusher Fruit Salad Smoothie

This Green Crusher Fruit Salad Smoothie is not made from those green grass clipping from your neighbor’s healthy lawn. The secret ingredients are listed below, is one of the most mouth watering smoothies you’ve ever sipped. Go ahead, it isn’t just good for you, it actually tastes great, but it does not taste like spinach. Make one today and tell us how you liked it…   Ingredients 1 cup papaya, diced 1/2 cup mango, frozen, diced...

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Green Avacado and Pineapple Smoothie
Feb11

Green Avacado and Pineapple Smoothie

Pineapples contains Bromelain, which is an enzyme that helps digest proteins. Bromelain is also used to assist in healing muscle injuries. Bromelain is a natural anticoagulant which helps deal with an excess of the blood-clotting protein fibrin. Avocado has essential fatty acids which are necessary for the production of energy in a person’s body. Avocados are also an excellent source of the B vitamins. Above all, this is a recipe for...

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Do Artificial Sweeteners Contribute To Obesity and Diabetes?
Feb11

Do Artificial Sweeteners Contribute To Obesity and Diabetes?

The majority of the population are interested in watching their weight, and some people rely on diet drinks and foods to reduce their caloric intake. These artificial sweeteners may be doing more damage than the good they are advertised to do. They may trick the mind into thinking it has satisfied a craving for a sweet, but the body has a different opinion on the matter. If you would like to find out more about the dangers and...

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