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Eat to Detox

When we hear about “detox” we often think of fasting, juicing and colonics. The reality is our bodies were designed to detox 24/7.
In our new nutrition series at the Golden Door, we explore factors in our environment, lifestyle and eating … Continue reading

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The Nutrition Benefits of the Thanksgiving Meal

The holiday season is upon us. With all the information of how to curb the weight gain over the holidays, let’s take a look at some of the nutrition benefits of the actual meal. Start off with a little of … 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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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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The PFC’s In Your Food Are Hurting You | What To Do?

Did you know that some chemicals you consume can cause for early menopause? Perflourocarbons (PFCs) were studied at the University of West Virginia School of Medicine. Women who had higher levels of PFCs were up to 40 percent more likely … Continue reading

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Healthy Aging Quiz

September is Healthy Aging Month. Take the quiz below and rate your savvy on staying on top of your health.

1. True or False. We need to eat more as we age, as our bodies need more calories.
2. The best natural  … Continue reading

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Tips for Boomers to Age Well

Ok its official the Baby Boomers have hit middle age. Born 1946 to 1964 we have moved in to the middle part of our lives. And, being that we are known as the rebellious generation, we are likely to rebel … Continue reading

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Kitchen Quiz September 2011

True or false
It’s important to wash all foods including fruits, vegetables, meat, fish and poultry prior to eating or preparing to cook.
You’ve experienced a power outage. The food should be safe if:

The outage only lasted an hour
The temperature of the … Continue reading

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