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Gluten-Free Goodies for Kids

Gluten-Free Goodies for Kids

Gluten is a type of protein found in whole grains like wheat, barley and rye. For anyone with celiac disease or intolerance to gluten, consuming it can cause a variety of symptoms, like digestive problems, iron deficiency anemia, weight loss

5 Ways to Help Control Diabetes

5 Ways to Help Control Diabetes

Many people with diabetes struggle at times with controlling their blood glucose levels, particularly those who have been recently diagnosed. To help anyone who is living with diabetes, here are 5 simple ways to help you feel more in control:

4 Reasons to Eat Oats

4 Reasons to Eat Oats

Oats are one of my favorite whole grains because they are tasty, low in fat and calories, and easy to prepare.

5 Foods that May Help Lower Cholesterol

5 Foods that May Help Lower Cholesterol

Certain types of foods can have an effect on your health, particularly your heart health. If you don’t already include these 5 cholesterol-friendly foods in your diet, I invite you to give them a try : Oats: Oats are a

Super Summer Fruits

Super Summer Fruits

One of the benefits of summer is enjoying the appetizing colorful fruits of the season. While they’re full of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, the key is to eat a variety of different fruits to take advantage of all their

Refreshing Summer Snacks

Refreshing Summer Snacks

Summer days are long and hot, and kids love playing outdoors . Heat and humidity will cause them to sweat more, so it’s crucial that they stay hydrated.

Amaranth: An Ancient and Nutritious Grain

Amaranth: An Ancient and Nutritious Grain

Amaranth is the common name for more than 70 species of Amaranthus, tall plants with large green leaves and colorful gold, red or purple flowers. Amaranth is also known in some cultures as achita or kiwicha. Amaranth was domesticated for

Is Chocolate Really Beneficial for Health?

Is Chocolate Really Beneficial for Health?

If somebody gives you chocolates this February, be sure to thank him or her twice. First, for their show of affection, and second, because apart from being delicious, chocolate—in its darkest form—may provide some health benefits.

The Creamy Greek Yogurt

The Creamy Greek Yogurt

At home, we can never get enough Greek yogurt. For breakfast with fresh fruit, as a snack for my children, and of course with the recipes) I make on weekends… We are definitely Greek yogurt lovers.

Pumpkins: Fun to Carve and Healthy Too

Pumpkins: Fun to Carve and Healthy Too

Pumpkins are just delicious and have multiple uses, in and out of the kitchen.

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  • How to Peel a Mango

    How to Peel a Mango

      Mangos have always been my favorite fruit. When ripe, they make the perfect summertime treat, though they’re also great when they’re still a little green. We always peeled our mangos with a knife, but Nicole Presley shows us…

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