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Maple Syrup Gives You Valuable Health Perks

…could contain a potent weapon against metabolic syndrome and diabetes? * Plus, maple syrup contains manganese, zinc, and 15 times more calcium than honey. The only downside to maple syrup is that many people don’t know if their syrup is the “real deal.” The pure maple syrup I get in Vermont has…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Made Over

…parsley 1/4 tsp. black pepper 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1 large egg, beaten 1 tsp. honey 2 tsp. gluten free Worcestershire sauce 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard? 1/2 tsp. dried marjoram TOPPING 1/2 cup unsalted tomato sauce 1 tsp. honey Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9x5 loaf pan with nonstick spray. Heat oil in a…

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Heart-Healthy Thanksgiving Leftovers

…dried parsley 1/4 tsp. black pepper 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1 large egg, beaten 1 tsp. honey 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard? 1/2 tsp. dried marjoram TOPPING 1/2 cup unsalted tomato sauce 1 tsp. honey Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray a 9x5 loaf pan with nonstick spray. Heat oil in a medium…

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Get Your Grill On!

…Tbsp. low sodium soy sauce * 1 tsp. honey * 1 Tbsp. dry sherry * ½ cup unsweetened canned pineapple juice * 1 tsp. ginger, grated * 2 slices canned pineapple * 1 scallion, slivered Place chicken breast in a shallow glass or ceramic pan. Combine soy sauce, honey, sherry, pineapple juice, and ginger…

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Cardiovascular Nutrition for Kids

…without a lot of fat and sugar. * 2 cups bran flakes cereal * 1 cup organic skim, lowfat, or whole milk * 2 Tbsp. grapeseed oil * 1 egg * 1 Tbsp. honey * 1/3 cup molasses * 1 tsp. vanilla extract * 1 ½ cups whole-wheat flour * 1 tsp. baking powder * 2 apples, grated and coated with 1 tsp. cinnamon…

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Aftermath of Japan: How to Protect Against Radiation

…providing B12. To prepare miso soup: combine ‎1 C. miso paste, 1 C. water, 1 C. olive oil, 1/2 C. chopped shallots or chives or green onions, 1 T. raw honey, and 1-1/2 T. apple cider vinegar. Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth. Store in the fridge, and remember that a little goes a long…

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The Heart Health Benefits of Apples

…healthy apple brown betty by layering apple slices in a casserole dish and sprinkling them with steel cut oatmeal. Then, add a “swizzle” of raw honey and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Bake at 350 until the apples soften (about 20 minutes). Now it's your turn: Do you have a favorite apple recipe? You May…

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Improper Grilling Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

…this marinade works best with a mild fish such as halibut. 1/2 cup organic almond butter 1/3 cup soy sauce 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon raw honey 1/2 teaspoon powdered ginger 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper * Warm almond butter in small saucepan over medium low heat. * When slightly softened, add…

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Easy Apple Recipes

…prep work, you can also make a fantastic baked apple. Simply core an apple, then cut in half from top to bottom. Place sliced almonds and a touch of honey in the newly created trench. Sprinkle with cinnamon and bake at 375° for 20 minutes or until the apple is soft and enjoy! For those of you who like…

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A Healthy Heart Diet Should Not Include High Fructose Corn Syrup

…heart healthy diet. If you must have something to sweeten your cereal, coffee, or tea choose ribose or Stevia instead, or add a quarter teaspoon of honey. Now it’s your turn: Have you found that high fructose corn syrup is bad news for your health? You May Also Be Interested In: * The Not So Sweet Truth…

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Give Your Memorial Day Cookout a Heart-Healthy Makeover

…150 calories and 1 gram of fat * Add a 4-ounce side of steamed green beans: 40 calories and .1 grams of fat * Serve with a green salad with lemon-honey dressing: 151 calories and 8 grams of fat * Enjoy fresh watermelon for dessert: 100 calories This festive holiday meal contains just 681 calories and…

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Delicious Autumn Dessert

…blood sugar-lowering cinnamon with a surprising fiber source: pinto beans. Enjoy! Spice Cake (Makes 16 servings) * ¼ cup light olive oil * ½ cup honey * ½ cup molasses * 2 eggs * 1 (15 oz.) can unsalted or low-sodium pinto beans, rinsed, drained and slightly mashed * ¾ cup seedless raisins * 2 tsp…

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Spiced Winter Tea Recipe

…(Makes about 6 cups) 6 cups water 2 cinnamon sticks 4 whole cloves 5 green tea bags ¼ cup freshly squeezed orange juice ¼ cup fresh lemon juice Honey to taste * Bring first 3 ingredients to boil in heavy large saucepan over high heat, stirring. Boil 6 minutes. Remove from heat. * Add tea bags. Cover…

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Improve Blood Circulation with Bioflavonoids

…While plain green tea itself has a delicate flavor, try it in one of the many formulas combining it with lemongrass and other herbs. Add a little honey and lemon, and I think you will find that this healthy heart nutrition tip really is quite delicious. If you can break your coffee habit in the process…

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3 Holiday Foods You Can Eat in a Heart-Healthy Diet

…your heart-healthy diet. A Heart-Healthy Diet Can Include These Holiday Treats Heart-Healthy Food #1: Caramelized Nuts. Roasting nuts with a bit of honey or maple syrup, and sea salt or sesame seeds sprinkled on top is a healthy holiday treat. Some of the best nuts to choose are almonds, walnuts, macadamia…

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Grape Juice, Red Wine, and Green Tea

…While plain green tea itself has a delicate flavor, try it in one of the many formulas combining it with lemongrass and other herbs. Add a little honey and lemon, and I think you will find that this healthy heart nutrition tip really is quite delicious. If you can break your coffee habit in the process…

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7 Ways To Survive Cold and Flu Season Naturally

…grating a piece of thumb-sized ginger and squeezing the juice from half a lemon into 6–8 cups boiling water. Simmer for 5–10 minutes. Add 1 tsp of honey and stir. You can drink up to three cups a day to fight off an infection and soothe a sore throat. * Take oscillococcinum: This over-the-counter homeopathic…

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