Category Archives: heart health

Don’t be Put off by the Smell

Think garlic is just for chasing off vampires? Then you are missing out on some great health benefits (and flavor) that you can add to your everyday cooking. Garlic belongs to the allium family. Close cousins include onions, leeks and … Continue reading

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Awww, nuts!

I am sitting in my parents’ dining room as I write this. Today is my Dad’s birthday and Sunday will be Father’s day. My Dad is at the kitchen table with a whole pile of nuts that he is eating because … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

Sunday, May 12, is Mother’s Day in the U.S. A day to recognize the trials and challenges our individual Moms’ experienced while raising her family, and to thank her for being the loving and important person that she still is in … Continue reading

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Calcium Supplementation and Heart Health

  Hello “How About Them Apples?” readers! This is guest blogger, Aly Peer. Nadine has asked me to write this special blog post. A little background before we begin: I completed my under graduate degree in nutrition and dietetics at The … Continue reading

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Could Chocolate be a Super-Food?

Long before we ate chocolate just for the sheer joy of it, it was a bitter beverage reserved for religious ceremonies and medicinal uses only. Mayan receptacles dating back to 400 AD have been discovered to have residue of cacao … Continue reading

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