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5 Healthy Canned Pumpkin Recipes

I’m pretty pumpkin obsessed. I buy canned pumpkin year round so I can regularly whip up pumpkin smoothies, and I sprinkle pumpkin pie spice onto lots of things, including oatmeal, sweet potatoes, and warmed fruit. 613 more words

Persistence is key in impossible weight loss plans

Well I’ll be darned. My stubborn persistence seems to be working to my advantage for once!

Remember how I cursed the “Slimmer in 7 Days” workout from Fitness magazine a week or so ago? 226 more words

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Gov't to Put Up $52 Million to Help Farmers Market Their Produce

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is to put $52 million toward local and organic farming through farmers markets and organic research.

Local farmers are having difficulty marketing their produce, even though there’s increasingly high consumer demand for it. 161 more words

Meatless Monday: Lentil and Sweet Potato Stew


  • 5 – 6 cups unsalted soup stock
  • 1 cup brown lentils
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp fresh garlic clove, peeled & minced…
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Healthy and Delicious Ways to Eat Your Autumn Veggies

Beets – Peel and shred raw beets for use in salads. Season cooked beets with margarine.

Broccoli – Cut into diagonal slices and sauté in light soy sauce. 292 more words


Why Cutting Soda Calories Isn’t Such a Sweet Idea

Civil rights and soda might not seem like a classic combination. But yesterday, as major soda brands announced their goal to reduce beverage calories in the American diet, it seemed to make sense to Wendy Clark, president of sparkling brands and strategic marketing for Coca-Cola North America. 471 more words

I was told to go on a low potassium diet. How much potassium should I consume in a day?

I generally consider a low potassium diet as 2000 milligrams of potassium per day.  You should clarify this with the physician who recommended the low potassium diet to you.