Posts in Healthy Living

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

By: dly | | | Category: Healthy Living

Did you know that October is breast cancer awareness month? I wanted to post an article to promote the campaign for women to spread the knowledge and know that early detection is key. Adult women of all ages should perform a self-exam on their breast at least once a month. ... more

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Happy National Mushroom Month!

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

Happy National Mushroom Month! National mushroom month? Yes, you read that right. I didn’t even know that such a month existed for this awesome fungi, but there is. I’m a little late, but that doesn’t mean we can’t take the time to appreciate this wonderful fungus. Mushrooms have so many ... more

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Host A Fun Food Night

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

My family and I love having gatherings at our home with close friends. We would always provide the food and try to be creative with our menu. At times we would just resort to throwing marinated meat and vegetables on the grill. It becomes a bit hard for us to continuously ... more

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Vegan Baking

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

I enjoy baking when I get a chance to do so. When I do bake though, I find I don’t want to eat what I’ve baked. Maybe it’s the effort that went into the baking process or I simply enjoy seeing others eat it happily. Regardless, it’s fun to do ... more

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Nutrition For The Elderly

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

Changes become subtle as we age and slowly sneak up upon us. As you age, the number of calories you require begins to decline. You have to be more cautious about the calories you consume as they need to be packed with nutrients. The body becomes less efficient at absorbing ... more

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Spice Up Your Life

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

“People of the world, spice up your life,” but I don’t mean the Spice Girls song. Spices come from many parts of the world. India has Asia’s largest special spice market on Khari Baoli street. North America has started using and introducing more spices into their recipes. Not only are these ... more

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Sunburn… Ouch!

By: dly | | | Category: Healthy Living

Summer and the sun. It goes hand and hand. Now that summer’s here, it’s time to hit the fun spots like the beach or park. When you’re having fun in the sun, you may forgot to put on sunblock or sunscreen. As a result, you’re now suffering from a sunburn. ... more

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With The Grain. Final Part.

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

We’ve come to the end of our journey with grains. I will be introducing the last 4 grains to try. 1. Oats Oats are a great way to gain energy and strength to get you going when you have an early morning. A bowl of freshly made oatmeal can help ... more

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With The Grain. Part Deux.

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

Part two of our journey into the grains. Did you know that most grains are of great benefit to your health? Certains grains are a good source of manganese or magnesium. Simply adding more grain into your diet can be beneficial in the long run for your overall health. Let’s ... more

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With The Grain. Part One.

By: dly | | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living

It seems as of late that more people are making a conscious effort to eat more whole grains. But there are tons of whole grains out there and it can be intimidating. Where do you start? What can you do with them once you start looking? There are more then ... more

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