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Infection Prevention

August 17, 2012

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Many people are concerned about the growing threat of infections that seemingly strike at random and do not respond well to drugs. These include: MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus), the flesh-eating bacteria that has recently been in the news, and new strains of drug-resistant sexually transmitted diseases. Basic principles of infections […]

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Fresh-from-the-dirt food (at your farmers’ market)

August 12, 2012

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Recently, I had a wonderful morning at the farmers’ market. The aroma from the vine-ripened fruits and vegetables took me back to the hours spent pulling weeds and picking vegetables when my brothers, cousins and I were kids. Our average pick ratio was about four for the basket to one […]

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Helpful food hints

August 11, 2012

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With just a little effort, you will be surprised how simple it is to keep food at its best. First, check that your refrigerator is at the right temperature and is cold enough — below 40 F or 4 C. This is to ensure food safety. Also leave space around the items so cold air […]

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Just say no to GMOs — what you need to know

April 12, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  Genetically modified (GM) foods are derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs), which are formulated in a laboratory where genes are taken from one species and inserted into another, in an attempt to obtain a desired characteristic or trait. Often referred to as Frankenfoods, GMOs are chemical-laden seeds that alter and disrupt […]

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How to prevent and reverse aging

March 5, 2012

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by Linda Leibl —  Anti-aging and wellness are hot topics these days. Everywhere you turn, there is more information about looking and feeling younger. Even grandmothers look younger these days — not like they did 10 or 20 years ago. As you’re hearing everywhere, the new 50 looks 30, the new 60 looks 40, and […]

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The slow cooker — like having your own chef

February 24, 2012

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  You are tired and hungry from a long, hard day at work, and it is so cold that you cannot wait to get home and recharge with some good warm food. Finally you open the front door and are greeted by the inviting aromas wafting from the slow cooker. This […]

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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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Should you avoid gluten?

February 24, 2012

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by Dr. Paul Stallone —  Chances are you have heard about gluten and the benefits of eliminating it from your diet. But do you know what gluten is and why it is bad for your health? Gluten is a substance made up of the proteins found in wheat flour. Gluten is truly only found in […]

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