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Vitamin C wonders

December 14, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  When we think of vitamin C, our first thought is often of orange juice. A medium orange provides 69.7 mg, but many other fruits and vegetables provide much greater amounts. If you want to add more vitamin C to your diet, fill up on these superfoods. Red and green bell […]

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Thyroid cancer on the rise

February 26, 2012

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by Dr. Alan Christianson —  We have all heard of breast, prostate and colorectal cancers, but did you know that thyroid cancer is now the nation’s fastest growing type of cancer? Recently released numbers show the annual rate of increase to be 6.5 percent per year over the last decade, drastically up from prior estimates […]

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10 organic foods worth the money

February 25, 2012

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Organic food can cost more than the conventionally grown alternative, but the payoff of great taste and good health should more than make up for it and reduce your overall health care costs in the future. Also, remember to limit your intake of fruits and juices with high fructose content. Apples — The FDA states […]

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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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