Chicken fajitas served with stir-fried veggies and 3 soft tortillas plus a quarter cup each of salsa, sour cream and guacamole adds up to about 950 calories. Ask the wait person for one extra tortilla. The meal now goes over 1,000 calories, but here is the catch, split with a friend and your meal comes … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Smart Soup, produced in Canada, offers 7 varieties of frozen soup. Each flavor is gluten free, vegan, and American Heart Association Certified as a heart-healthy food. Anne Chong Hill and her … Read More

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The workings of your body’s biological clocks are very complex, composed of many interacting genes that turn the clocks on and off in an orchestrated way to keep time with the 24-hour cycle of a day. Facts about your biological clocks: Every organism has biological clocks, from algae to humans to zebras and many have … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Over its 80 year history V8 Juice has continually enlarged and improved their juice line. Introduced in early 2015 are Veggie Blends, new to V8’s fruit and vegetable line. Veggie Blends … Read More

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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think.   SustainableSeas is the value-priced tuna brand from Wild Planet Foods. The tuna are caught one fish at a time by fisheries around the world that use pole and troll fishing … Read More

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Apples are perceived as healthy, no ambiguity here. A cupcake, though delicious, would never be considered a diet or healthy choice. But the term salad is very different. Salad inherently carries a health halo – a good-for-you choice. In many cases this may not be the case. A research study explored how easy it was to … Read More

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Yes, but make it small and you cut the number of calories in half. Today, most small servings are twice the size they were 20 years ago and provide a more than adequate portion. Keep in mind small servings equal a smaller you. When in doubt order small or even a kiddie portion. You’ll still … Read More

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Adults typically eat over 90% of the food that they serve themselves, but children only eat 60%. More than a third of what kids take goes uneaten. Why? There are a number of reasons. One, kids when unprompted stop eating when they are full. Second, elementary school-aged kids are still in an exploratory stage with … Read More

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Food costs have grown 30% in the last 10 years. Use leftover meat or poultry to top a salad and put vegetables in a soup or casserole. Leftover fruit can become part of a morning smoothie when paired with yogurt and a few ice cubes. Throwing food away is like throwing money in the trash. … Read More

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A very large study done in France showed that those who drank tea daily reduced their risk for heart disease by 24% compared against those who regularly drank coffee. Tea is rich in antioxidants which may offer protection against heart disease. The study from France showed that other lifestyle choices were important, too. Those who drank … Read More

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