Category Archives: Food For Better Health

Beneficial foods to your health, body and mind.

Let’s Get This Garden Started!

Growing up in suburban Georgia, with parents whose childhood immediately followed the Great Depression, there was always a vegetable garden. Whether it was at my maternal grandparents, who mainly planted a few vegetables and all types of beans – to … Continue reading

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Reducing Cancer Risks with Food

It is National Fruit and Vegetables Month and new cancer research just released, affirms a long-held theory that what foods we eat directly influences our health. Since you may not want to read the 12,000-page report, nor the 100-page summary compiled … Continue reading

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10 Foods Your Skin Will Love

Summertime is just a weekend away and we will all be outside, soaking up the sun – whether on vacation – working in our yards – or getting our gardens to grow. Our doctors have always warned us about long-term … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Lower Bad Cholesterol and Triglycerides

A recent health checkup caused me to reassess my dietary needs.  My labs results indicated a jump in my LDL, or bad cholesterol numbers. My husband, recently evaluated due to a new health program at work, was told his triglyceride … Continue reading

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7 Culinary Tips for Turmeric Benefits

Used in cooking since 600 B.C, turmeric is the root of a tropical plant related to GINGER.  Though native to the Orient, this spice is now also cultivated in India and the Caribbean.  It has a bitter, pungent flavor and … Continue reading

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