Building up the Immune System

October 15, 2012

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What are some good foods to eat to build up the immune system, to avoid getting sick in the flu season?

It’s time to stock your kitchen with health promoting foods. Researchers have found that the nutrients you eat can have a strong impact on your immunity.

Nutrition, Exercise and Personal Habits

June 27, 2012

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In general, a healthy lifestyle, which includes a high-fiber, low-fat diet and aerobic exercise at least three times per week for more than 20 minutes per day has repeatedly been shown to diminish qualitative levels of stress in individuals. Since stress is one of the factors that can exacerbate genital and oral herpes, these lifestyle changes are recommended, provided that you are not on some other diet or exercise plan for other medical reasons.


January 18, 2012

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Wood flooring has a life expectancy of at least 20 years if cared for properly. Since it is more expensive than most other flooring options, it is important to get the most for your money by making it last as long as possible. The following recommendations for wood flooring maintenance will help keep your flooring looking and performing the way it should.

The Divine Onion. Part 2

October 14, 2011

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In a large salad bowl, combine all the ingredients, adding the salt and pepper to taste and dribbling the olive oil and vinegar over it all carefully. You do not want the beans and everything else to swim in the dressing, you just want it all to be coated with it.

The Divine Onion. Part 1

October 14, 2011

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On her recent trip to Italy, Queen Elizabeth II requested that no onions grace her food. I found myself cringing at the thought…skip the onions? I would simply go crazy!

It is a religious experience to slice an onion.

Setting the Stage with Proper Nutrition!

September 26, 2011

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With shorter days and cooler temperatures upon us, back-to-school time is here. As you reach for that bottle of chewable vitamin C to help your child ward off colds and flu, consider a comprehensive approach that will help them maintain strong immunity all year long.

Unlimited Health Part 2

August 26, 2011

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When friends and I get together for a veggie potluck, we always entertain ourselves with anecdotes of people asking what we eat. When I have gone to company dinners or banquets, I’ve always requested ahead for vegetarian fare and have to suppress giggles when people look enviously at the bright array of steamed vegetables and fluffy brown rice on my plate instead of the dead animal carcass, wilted vegetables and potatoes on theirs.

Unlimited Health Part 1

August 19, 2011

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Recently a woman approached me and told me her husband was diagnosed with a cholesterol count of 319. She said he was told to go on a vegetarian food program. She then told me that the she and the kids were upset about this change.

Chef Meglio Offers Tips on Vegetable Selection and Preparation

August 9, 2011

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Dear Chef Meglio, I’ve been told I don’t eat enough veggies. Problem is, I hate vegetables. Do you have any tips that can make my veggies taste better? Thanks in advance, Tina.