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Heart Healthy Diets Linked to Lower Risk of Dementia

For years the Mediterranean Diet has been linked to lower risks of heart disease, cancer and mortality; and now, research suggests that this diet, as well as other similar heart healthy diets, may contribute to lower risk of developing dementia … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos with Cabbage-Carrot Slaw and Spicy Crema

Lighten up Taco Tuesdays with this low-fat, protein-packed fish taco recipe. Ingredients: 1/2 cup light sour cream 1 teaspoon adobo sauce from canned chipotle chiles 1 cup peeled, coarsely shredded jicama (3 ounces) 1 cup shredded red cabbage (2 ounces) … Continue reading

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Portion Control Tips for Dining Out

Dining out often poses a challenge for people struggling to lose and/or maintain a healthy weight. It’s no surprise that restaurants make it easy to unintentionally consume excess calories when faced with larger portion sizes and hidden calories (oils, butter, … Continue reading

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Summer Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Ingredients: 2 cups apple cider 1/4 cup cider vinegar 1/4 cup honey 1 cinnamon stick 2 cups extra virgin olive oil Salt – dash Freshly ground black pepper 6 cups loosely packed mixed torn greens such as romaine, red or … Continue reading

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What’s all the Hype about Apple Cider Vinegar?

Apple cider vinegar has gained a lot of recognition over the last few years as a “nutrition powerhouse” in the wellness industry. It has been linked to weight loss, as well improved lipid profiles and blood sugar control. However, when … Continue reading

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Spring Super Food Salad

This simple, seasonal salad is a must try. Perfectly balanced with plant-based protein, healthy fat, and complex carbohydrates, it’s a crowd pleasing favorite for meat lovers and vegetarians alike. Blueberry & Quinoa Arugula Spring Salad:  Ingredients 1 cup cooked red quinoa 1 … Continue reading

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Spring Clean Your Wellness Routine

Winter months are full of holiday parties, family gatherings, and cozy nights spent next to the fire. For many, it’s easy to fall off the wellness wagon during this time of year. Not to worry. Spring has finally arrived, and … Continue reading

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