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Quinoa and black bean salad

May 14, 2011
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from   Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes (cooking and cooling) 1 1/2 cups quinoa 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained 1 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 1/2 cups frozen corn 3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 medium tomato, chopped 4 green onions (green and white parts), […]

Stuctured Exercise and HbA1c levels in Type 2 Diabetes: should it be prescribed

May 12, 2011
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Research below shows increase benefit when prescribed structured exercise more than exercise advice. Most people do know they need to exercise and eat right but still do not. Is prescribed exercise cost beneficial is still to be determined. If done right, it would seem a great way to reduce preventable diseases, but would people do it is the question and how would it be done?

Chinese Herbs research on cancer and arthritis

May 6, 2011
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This information is too early to make conclusions.  Chineze herbs can have precautions themselves, but this does show promise.  Please consult with your doctor or health professional before taking any supplements/herbs, especially as they can interact with any current medication. Posted originally @ For centuries, traditional Chinese healers have used a medicinal plant usually […]

A Dose of Safflower Oil Each Day Might Help Keep Heart Disease at Bay

April 29, 2011
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Posted originally at A daily dose of safflower oil, a common cooking oil, for 16 weeks can improve such health measures as good cholesterol, blood sugar, insulin sensitivity and inflammation in obese postmenopausal women who have Type 2 diabetes, according to new research. This finding comes about 18 months after the same researchers discovered […]

Healthy Snack Idea: Nuts and Seeds

April 19, 2011
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With obesity on the rise it is important to understand proper nutrition. Healthy snacking is a good way to curb hunger and keep your metabolism up throughout the day. Nuts and seeds are a great and easy snack for all ages. Yes, nut and seeds are high in fat but this is the good fat […]