Monthly Archives: May 2011

New guidelines regarding internal temperature of meats

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently updated its recommendations for internal temperatures of meats including pork to 145°F. These include roasts, chops, steaks and whole cuts of meats. The recommended temperature for ground meats will remain at 160ºF. … Continue reading

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Recipes for Arthritis

Here are a few recipes utilizing foods with compounds linked to potentially decreasing pain and inflammation associated with Arthritis.
Recipe Acronyms: PRO = Protein; CHO = Carbohydrate; FAT = Fat; Chol = Cholesterol; Gram = gm

Fish: Baked, Broiled or Grilled
Bake, … Continue reading

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month


Arthritis is a condition caused by an inflammatory response. The word arthritis means joint inflammation. According the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, it is the most common cause of disability in the United States, with nearly 19 … Continue reading

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