Food & Wellness

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Ginger Orange Sponge Cake

Do visions of sugarplums leave you with cravings for something sweet? ‘Tis the season for treats, so we’ve combined two of our favorite winter flavors, ginger a...
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Gorgonzola Green Beans and Mushrooms

This isn’t your aunt’s green bean casserole—it’s more decadent. And yet, somehow, we’ve managed to cut calories in all the right places to keep it flavorful and...
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Time Saver Turkey with Mixed Roots

Let’s cut down our turkey time and take a leaner approach, choosing our favorite pieces and roasting them to crispy perfection. We’ve placed our turkey on a col...
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Gym Etiquette

DON'T LEAVE YOUR MANNERS IN THE LOCKER ROOM KEEP IT CLASSY IN CLASS ARRIVE EARLY Give yourself a few minutes to get settled before the class starts. Tha...
*SOURCE: THE SELF-HEALING COOKBOOK: WHOLE FOODS TO BALANCE BODY, MIND AND MOODS BY KRISTINA TURNER (2002)

Eating is a Balancing Act

The Macrobiotic lifestyle advocates a number of healthy habits, one of which is yin and yang balance. While the terms can be used in a number of applications an...
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Salt of the Earth

Once so valuable it was used as a form of currency, salt maintains its worth in today’s kitchen. In fact, there is a booming business in gourmet salt, with esti...
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The ABCs of Vitamin D

Vitamins are required to sustain normal cell function, growth and development, and thus are essential to our very beings. One that has been receiving much deser...
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Get the Skinny on High-Protein Diets

We all have that one friend. She's transformed from frumpy to fit & fabulous. We want to know her secret. Chances are she is a die-hard diet fan with a devo...
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Varicose Vanity

Varicose veins can go far beyond an issue of vanity and become positively painful. If you suffer from the ropey, blue bulges, there is good news. Whether your d...
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You Are What You Eat

What if the old adage "You are what you eat" could be taken a step further? The Doctrine of Signatures proposes just that. Dating back to the early 1600s, the w...