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Treat your body well during stressful travel – Snack to pack that will protect your cells!

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While most of us associate radiation exposure with having CT scans or x-rays done at either medical or dental visits, unless someone has an accident when they are away, vacation and radiation don’t seem to go together. However, if you are flying the friendly skies, exposure to cosmic rays at very high altitudes can be ...

Article: Try Triple Chocolate Mint Treats for a healthy alternative on Valentine’s Day

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With Valentine’s Day around the corner, chocolate is on the minds of many! Cacao beans, from which chocolate is made, is one of the most nutrient packed plants on the planet, supplying a plethora of phytonutrients, fiber, amino acids, essential fatty acids, and whole host of vitamins and minerals!  The trick is to get the nutritional benefits of the cacao without ...

Recipe: Strawberry, Avocado and Greens with Ruby Dressing

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Strawberry, Avocado and Greens with Ruby Dressing The berry dressing is so colorful and brings tender greens together with fresh strawberries and creamy avocado for a delicious combination, fit for any "posh" spa menu or your kitchen table! For the Ruby Dressing 1/2 cup fresh strawberries, washed, stemmed 1/2 cup fresh or frozen raspberries, rinsed 3 Tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 ...

Article: Enjoy local strawberries plain or in a variety of dishes

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Which fruit has seeds on the outside and is hollow in the middle? STRAWBERRIES! Like many Lodians, we patiently waited for the homemade “Closed/Season Over” signs in front of the local strawberry stands to display “Open”.  Since strawberry season is now in full swing, it is a great time to remember how special these fruits ...

Recipe: Italian Seasoning Mix

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Homemade Italian Seasoning This Italian Seasoning is wonderfully versatile, and can be adjusted to your taste preferences. Enjoy it to your pasta or pizza sauce, sprinkle it on sandwiches and in wraps, incorporate it into your salad dressings and soups, toss veggies with it before or after roasting or grilling, add it to steaming water for ...