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Healthy Habits: Take A Look!

Did you know that there are many foods that look like the actual parts of the body that they can help keep healthy? One of the most apparent ones is kidney beans. When we cook them properly and include them into our diets, they can help keep our blood sugar steady and blood pressure low,…

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Healthy Habits: Coffee

Controversy and Benefits Here’s a subject of some controversy – coffee. Is it good or bad for you? It seems that the negative side effects mainly result from overconsumption. However, when sticking to just one cup a day, it looks like it has more benefit than just waking you up in the morning. Drinking too…

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Healthy Habits; Sprouted Bread

If you read my column a couple of weeks ago (11-16-2023 Clarion edition) about sourdough bread with tips on how to do your own sourdough starter, then you might be interested in hearing a little about sprouted bread as well. This is something you can also do at home when baking your own bread…

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Healthy Habits; Macadamia Nuts

There are 10 species of macadamia trees. Only 2 produce nuts, and it takes 7 years before they begin to grow. This slow harvesting process is the main reason they are so expensive. These flowering trees originated in North East Australia and were called “kindal kindal” by the Aborigines. British colonists renamed them after Dr.…

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