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Four Cold Soups to Keep You Cool

The summer is here! The season might not officially start until June 21, but it’s hot and we’re longing for air conditioning, swimming pools and cooling food. Sadly, we can’t…

Starfruit Might Be Star of Fruit Bowl

Starfruit isn’t a popular snack. You don’t see it in the supermarket often, you tend to stick with what you like and — unless it’s ripe — it’s not overly…

DASH May Reduce Heart Failure By Almost Half

According to new research from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the DASH plan, designed to be heart healthy, has now been proven to lower blood pressure and possibly reduce…

Is Sugar Hidden in Your Savory Meal?

Added sugar isn’t in and of itself a bad thing. It’s merely sugar that isn’t in food to begin with and was used as an ingredient. People can eat added…

Five Italian Recipes for Your Dinner Table

Italian food is a staple of many people’s diets. However, between the pasta, bread and pastry, it’s easy to think that Italian food is off limits for your dinner table…

Are Bananas Okay for Blood Sugar?

Fruit is delicious and nutritious. Some people with blood sugar concerns worry that fruit is too high in sugar to be healthy. It’s easy to discount them for being carb-heavy…

Meatless Meat Might Not Be that Great

As we are becoming more and more aware of the impact of animal farming on our resources, many people have embraced “Meatless Monday.” Wanting to cut down on meat in…

Five Chili Recipes for Your Next Cookout

Chili is a delicious, stick to your ribs meal that we frequently associate with fall and winter. But, it’s also a staple of any good cookout. Cookouts can be a…

Older People Need More Protein

It’s easy to think that, after childhood, we all need the same nutrition. Kids need special diets, and people with specific exercise routines need personalized diets, but the rest of…

Five Blueberry Recipes for a Sweet Summer

Summer is a wonderful time to spend time with friends and family outdoors. After a long, cold winter, it’s time to luxuriate in a bit of warmth. One of the…