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What do Garlic and Chocolate Have in Common?

The month of April has a bit of a bad reputation. After all, you can get pranked on April 1st, and have to pay your taxes on April 15! Turns out there are a lot of things to celebrate in April. For instance, did you know April 29th is National Garlic Day? What are you doing to celebrate? If you are not sure why stinky garlic should be something to celebrate about, you are not alone. Maybe you would prefer to celebrate National Chocolate Covered Cashew Day on April 21 instead? Did you miss National Chocolate Mousse Day on April 3? Although garlic and chocolate don’t usually come up in the same sentence, they both have a lot of health benefits that we really should be celebrating. Let’s take a look at what these two foods have to offer. And, if you are looking for ways to help celebrate National Garlic, Chocolate Covered Cashews, or Chocolate Mousse Days, I have some recipes to help you do that too. Read More

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6 Antiviral Foods You Should Be Eating

"Flu Activity Worsens Nationwide, CDC Says" According to the January 5 report from ABC News “The 2014-15 flu season continues to be especially bad in the United States, with 43 states now reporting either high or widespread flu activity, according to the latest flu surveillance report… The flu season started early this year, Fauci said, and although it usually tapers off a bit around the holidays, when people stay home from the office, that didn't happen this year…The Southern states and the Midwest have been hit hardest so far.” 1 Bad news for us! But what are we supposed to do about it? Read More

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With Veggies, the Absence of Color Does NOT Mean the Absence of Nutrition

“Why bother using white onions?” Many thanks to my brother-in-law who asked this question. He is following my blog series on the importance of eating a variety of colorful vegetables and fruits every day. If color in our produce signifies health benefits for us, what could these colorless vegetables possibly offer? Seems he’s not the only one asking this question. In 2012, Purdue University convened a scientific roundtable, “White Vegetables: A Forgotten Source of Nutrients,” in Chicago, to address the contributions of white vegetables, specifically potatoes, cauliflowers, turnips, onions, parsnips, mushrooms, corn, and kohlrabi. With so much attention, white veggies must have something to offer us. Right? Turns out they do! Read on for more information. Read More