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Five Super Foods for the Holidays

Picture a table set with roast turkey and all the trimmings. This mental image may conjure up visions of gluttony rather than good health and good nutrition. However, several traditional…

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Paleo Pros & Cons

The Paleo Diet, also called the Caveman or Stone Age diet, continues as a hot trend in the weight loss world. The good news is that some preliminary research shows…

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There is a link between weight gain and shut eye

Yacht charters are a 24-hour business. There’s always one client who wants to stay up until the wee hours and another who considers sunup the perfect time for a swim…

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Make smart choices, and do it often, when looking to gain weight

It’s a problem everyone thinks they would love to have. Yet gaining weight can be a real challenge for those who find it hard to pack on the pounds. Their…

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Eat and drink enough fluids this summer

ART: TAKE IT IN Aqua Fresca PHOTO by Carol Bareuther The hot days of August are sure to bring on a need for hydration no matter if you’re in South…

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Food choices can minimize sunburn, reverse wrinkling

Good fats are heart-healthy. Calcium sustains strong bones. Fiber maintains a fit digestive system. Diet plays a key role in keeping the body’s major organs well. What many don’t realize…

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Limey, eat your carrots; replace pill-popping with phyto-foods

The word ‘phytonutrients’ is definitely a mouthful. Yet what these plant-based substances are and how they can help your health is definitely worth digesting. In fact, including enough phytonutrients in…

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Smoothies no longer two-dimensional concoctions

Ice cold smoothies are a hot trend. In the restaurant arena, 66 percent of nearly 1,600 chefs surveyed in the National Restaurant Association’s “What’s Hot 2016 Culinary Forecast” said smoothies…

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International bread sampling proves dough can be good for us

Say the word ‘bread’ and a dichotomy of images comes to mind. On one hand, there’s fattening and supposedly unhealthy, and on the other delicious and comforting. The good news…

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Preparation key to serving potatoes filled with nutrition

They’re an ingredient that doesn’t rate in the title of one of the most popular dishes served this month. That is, Corned Beef and Cabbage for St. Patrick’s Day. Potatoes…

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