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Stuffed Acorn Squash

By Susan M. Piergeorge, MS, RDN
Enjoy this meal assembled in less than 9 minutes.
Makes 2 servings
Ingredients
1 organic acorn squash, halved and baked, seeds removed
1 cup cooked organic quinoa
1 Tablespoon organic olive oil
1 clove organic garlic, chopped
1 organic shallot, chopped
1 teaspoon … Continue reading

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An Amazing Coleslaw

This recipe is packed with nutrition and powerful detoxifying ingredients such as cabbage, carrots, parsley, cilantro, turmeric, thyme, black pepper, vinegar, lemon juice and a touch of honey. Your liver will thank you!
Makes 8 ½ cup servings
Ingredients
10 cups shredded cabbage … Continue reading

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Eat Your Flowers!

By Susan M. Piergeorge, MS, RDN, Nutritionist
In the summer we enjoy the bounty a garden brings. The fruits, vegetables and flowers all just blend together for a beautiful display as well as pleasing our palate.
While many fruits and vegetables do … Continue reading

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Boomer Holiday Survival Tips: Say Bah Humbug to Stress and Blues!

The holiday season has officially started.   The season includes festivities, food, drink-and stress. Let’s try to put it all in perspective to get the best out of it.

Lighten it up. One thing we in the Northern Hemisphere know all too well … Continue reading

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3 Tips For Boomers to Keep Blood Sugar and Appetite Steady during the Holidays

It’s that time of year and let’s face it-we have more food around than ever-it just seems to pop out of nowhere, doesn’t it?! And, for those who have diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance/elevated blood sugar levels, it can be … Continue reading

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Boomers and Metabolic Syndrome

Also known as Syndrome X or Dysmetabolic Syndrome, metabolic syndrome is a cluster of risk factors that are linked to overweight or obesity. It can increase the potential for development of diabetes and heart disease.
According to the National Heart Lung … Continue reading

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Sumptuous Spiced Chocolate Chip Oat Cookies

These cookies may have reduced sugar, but their flavor is enhanced with cinnamon, ginger and cloves. The oats pack heart healthy soluble fiber, the 60% cacao chocolate adds antioxidants, and the walnuts add some omega-3 fatty acids. To keep them … Continue reading

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Nutrition Facts for Fast Food Restaurants

While many of us are paying closer attention to what is in our foods, we are still crushed for time when it comes to meal preparation. Often fast food is the choice to grab a quick bite. We know it’s … Continue reading

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Grocery Store Nutrition Ranking Systems

A lot of us have seen grocery store chains develop nutrition labels and information to help us better understand the content of what we are purchasing.  For some, it can be a helpful tool.
David Grotto, RD, LDN, author of “101 … Continue reading

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7 Reasons to Add Cherries to Your Diet

With boomers, gen Xer’s and others seeking more nutrition and wholesome foods in their diets, here’s one fruit that is worth considering eating on a regular basis-cherries. Known as a super fruit, cherries are packed with color, nutrition and flavor. … Continue reading

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