Should You Take a Fish Oil Supplement?

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Over the years we have become most familiar with the use of fish oil and it’s cardioprotective effects. But what other benefits does fish oil provide for our health? As more research becomes available, larger studies are now showing no correlation between decreased cardiovascular mortality and fish oil supplementation. In

Benefits of Garlic

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“I LOVE garlic!” is an understatement in my life. It can go into just about any dish and provide a lot of flavor. For those who also have the same love for garlic as I do, we will be discussing the health benefits of garlic and how to grow it

Recipe: Turkey Burgers

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When we think of grilling in America we typically involve burgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, and watermelon. Summer is my favorite for grilling food and trying new recipes. While most people use ground beef for their burgers, I like to use ground turkey as a lower fat and

August: National Breastfeeding Awareness Month

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Choosing to breastfeed or formula feed your newborn can sometimes be a difficult choice. I’m here to tell you no path is the wrong one. Women tend to get opinions and judgement from various friends and family members (and sometimes strangers) on what is right for the baby. Just like

Recipe: Avocado & Tomato Chicken Salad

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In the last few blog posts, I have been discussing various topics on reducing chronic inflammation. This is another one of those. 🙂 Chronic inflammation is linked to so many different chronic diseases and nutrition has been shown to help reduce those risks. This time we are focusing on the

Health Benefits of Turmeric

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If you frequently consume Middle Eastern dishes, you are most likely familiar with the golden, yellow spice turmeric. If you often cook with it, you may also be familiar with turmeric’s ability to stain EVERYTHING! Turmeric is part of the ginger family which makes sense as it looks just like

Recipe: Grilled Rainbow Veggies

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In honor of June being Pride month, for support of the LGBT community, I decided to post a healthy side dish that is bursting with color. You can roast all sorts of different vegetables but it’s important to get a variety for good nutritional health. These Grilled Rainbow Veggies are