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Nibbles for Health….December

Broccoli is a nutritional powerhouse. Here are some reasons it should be an essential part of your diet. Vitamin C One cup of broccoli contains the RDA of vitamin C, an antioxidant necessary for fighting against free radicals. Moreover, vitamin … Continue reading

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Nibbles for Health….October

  PUMPKINS!!! Nutrition and Health Benefits A cup of cooked, mashed pumpkin contains more than 200 percent of your recommended daily intake of vitamin A, which aids in vision, particularly in dim light, according to the National Institutes of Health. … Continue reading

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Nibbles for Health…..September

Cherries are packed with health-benefiting nutrients and unique antioxidants. The cherry fruit is part of the Rosaceae family which also includes almonds, peaches, apricots and plums. Health Benefits: Red cherries are low in cholesterol, fat, sodium and 1 cup of … Continue reading

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What’s the Best Diet for 2013?

It’s the start of the New Year, and your resolution may involve eating healthier or losing weight. Trying to decide on the best diet plan to help you achieve your goals? The U.S. News & World Report recently evaluated and … Continue reading

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Would you eat “frankenfish”? The scoop on genetically modified foods!

Have you stopped to take a minute to think about where the food you eat really comes from? If you get most of your food through a drive-thru window or unwrap it from a package, chances are you are consuming … Continue reading

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