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Four Mouthwatering Meatball Recipes

Meatballs are an everyday staple at any fair. But what comes from a food truck this summer will most likely be stuffed with breadcrumbs as a binding ingredient and very-possibly…

Legumes Fight Cholesterol

Beans are a staple at any cookout they might also help your heart. Legumes can go in soups, salads or as a side dish with any protein! Not only are…

Milk Should Be a Part of Your Diet

With June being National Dairy Month, now is the perfect time to talk about how milk does the body good! In recent years, dairy milk has frequently been maligned as…

Coffee May Be Bad for Cholesterol

Many, many studies over the years have found that coffee might help your health. However, what is right for one area of health, might not be for another. While coffee…

Sugar Industry Must Change as Boomers Cut Back

Baby Boomers are losing interest in sugar as more and more research is piling up about its health impacts. It is also becoming easier to find excellent replacements as the…

Four Cooling Cucumber Dishes!

Summer is a time to enjoy cold foods in hot weather. In winter, we lean toward everything warm and comforting. But in these summer months, we dress in shorts and…

Do Snacks Keep Your Metabolism High?

We have all heard it: snacking boosts your metabolism. It’s a myth that been going around in different forms for years and years. Tiny frequent meals can ramp up the…

Is the F-Factor Diet Fad or Fantastic?

As anyone who frequently reads our blog knows, we’re not the biggest fans of diets. They’re restrictive, hard to maintain and sometimes unhealthy. Nutritionists are moving further and further from…

Blueberries May Aid Heart Health

Blueberries are a treat of the summer. The month of May’s high temperatures may have damaged North Carolina’s crop, but California and New Jersey are set for plentiful harvests. As…

Popcorn Can Be a Trojan Horse

We love popcorn as a cholesterol-friendly snack. With 93 calories and 3.6 grams of fiber in a three-cup serving, it’s a filling, low-calorie food that keeps you going without harming…