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Reduce blood pressure naturally

June 29, 2013

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by Dr. Tricia Pingel —  More than 74 million Americans suffer from high blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association. And as any person who is diagnosed with high blood pressure can tell you — it is frightening. Once diagnosed, many patients are placed on medications, such as diuretics. These medications deplete the body […]

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Menopause making you miserable?

June 2, 2013

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by Dr. Tracy Mageruss —  Menopause is a normal part of healthy aging, but some of the associated symptoms can be very troubling. For example, are hot flashes and night sweats interfering with your ability to get a good night’s sleep? Is the sleep deprivation causing anxiety or irritability or making you lose focus? Are […]

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Soup to warm your body when it is cold outside

March 26, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  In Arizona, we are now enjoying that short season in our state known as winter. The snowbirds are wearing their shorts and sitting by the pool, but it is very cold for us full-time residents, as our bodies are unaccustomed to the lower temperatures. We need and crave something to […]

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Your slow cooker allows you time to enjoy nature

April 12, 2012

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 by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  We are now entering that short period of time in Arizona when the seasons are changing and we get to enjoy the warm — not hot — weather. It is a perfect opportunity to spend time outdoors and experience our magnificent desert, without the risk of getting overheated. This is […]

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It’s cold outside and soup sounds good

February 27, 2012

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  The weather has finally changed, and the colder days are calling for warm, hearty soups. Just add fresh breads, muffins or old-fashion biscuits, along with a crisp green salad, and you will have a healthy, satisfying meal. Soups are inexpensive and the ideal entrée to fill up your family and […]

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What is holistic health?

February 25, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  People of all ages are concerned about the many aspects of their health: how they feel, how they look, disease prevention, as well as quality of life. Unfortunately, a major part of society has been brainwashed to believe in the concept of eating less fat, excessive exercise, Botox injections or pharmaceutical […]

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It is time for soup

February 25, 2012

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  With the weather finally changing and cooler nights upon us, warm soup is beginning to sound really good. Our local farmers’ markets are displaying wonderful organic vegetables and not only are soups easy to make, but they are also a wonderful way to eat all the vegetables we need. Add […]

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Food safety rules

February 25, 2012

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by Bill Marler —  The holiday season is a good time to remind home cooks about how to make food that will not make guests and family sick with food-borne illness. Many home cooks — even the most seasoned ones — are either unaware of the less obvious food safety rules or break the ones […]

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Easy gluten-free meal

February 24, 2012

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by Heather Demeritte —  Gluten-free cooking does not have to be boring or expensive. Most people new to a gluten-free diet are left wondering how to prepare meals that the whole family can enjoy without breaking the budget. Most ingredients friendly to the gluten-free diet are already in the pantry, such as rice, corn tortillas […]

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Cool summer no-cook treats

February 23, 2012

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Summer is definitely an “I do not want to cook” time. So far this year, the local temperature has hit 118° F, and we have had a monstrous haboob that deposited sand and dust everywhere. We just want to stay cool, and this means preparing meals that we do not […]

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Food for when it is cold outside

February 23, 2012

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Having just spent two weeks in the chilly Northwest (with temperatures as low as 15° F), all I wanted to cook and eat were warming, healthy and easily prepared foods that would also feed a group of people. It was a time for family, great food, lots of fun and […]

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