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Category Archive: Health and Wellness

May 05

Veggie of the Month: Potatoes

This month’s vegetable is…. the potato!

Although potatoes (and carbs in general) have been getting a bad rap lately, they have a strong nutritional content. Potatoes are a fat and cholesterol free source of fiber, potassium, and vitamin C. Potatoes are available year round in various varieties: yukon gold, russet, red, and white, just to …

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Mar 13

Make Drinking Water A Healthy Habit

We all know how important it is to drink water. How many times have we heard that water makes up 2/3 of our bodies? We need it to stay alive, so how come it is so difficult to drink enough of it? Many experts think that we should drink at least half of our body …

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Feb 14

For a Truly Healthy Heart Go Raw This Valentine’s Day!

Ladell Hill

While Valentine’s Day might bring you closer to your sweetie, most of the holiday treats available in stores won’t add years to your life. Start a new holiday tradition by focusing on the health of your heart, that all-important organ that sends blood, oxygen and nutrients to all parts of the body. By making some …

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Feb 13

I Heart You!

Chef Desmond Fannin www.chefdesmond.com

It’s that time of year again. It’s Love Season!

The time when flowers are sent, chocolates are devoured, and poetic odes fill the atmosphere.  Chants of “I Love You” are repeated throughout the day and expressions of love are carried out.  We show others how we feel about them and how much we love them …

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Jan 01

New Year’s Resolutions

New Years comes with many things hopes, expectations, regrets, and most often a long list of resolutions.  If a healthier lifestyle is on the list here are a few important things to remember and start the year off right.

1. Make a commitment.  Think about the reasons you want to be healthier, what inspires you? …

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