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Healthy Benefits of Grapefruit

Many grapefruit varieties are being cultivated in the United States. The well-known varieties include those with red, pink and white pulp. Like all other citrus fruits, grapefruit is loaded with vitamin C, although this is not the only benefit that you can get from grapefruit. Here are five other health benefits of grapefruit. 1. Grapefruit […]

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FESTIVE OVERNIGHT BREAKFAST CASSEROLE

Here is a delicious and festive casserole your family and friends will love. Made with fresh ingredients, you can make it the night before and bake it the next morning. 8 eggs, slightly beaten 2 c. 2% milk 1 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 1 tsp. dry mustard 1 1/2 c. grated cheese (ie: cheddar, […]

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Lemons – an Amazing Fruit

NUTRITION Studies show that people who eat fruit such as lemons, tangerines, oranges and other whole foods, tend to eat less at subsequent meals, compared to people who eat “lighter, more calorie-dense foods” such as chips, snack crackers, desserts or candy.Following a balanced diet that includes fruit, along with regular exercise will help bring weight […]

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The Beautiful Blueberry

The health benefits of blueberries are even bigger that you might know.  They’re low in fat, have just 80 calories per cup, and scientific studies show they contain substances with antioxidant properties.  Blueberries are high in Vit. C, which promotes a healthy immune system, and manganese which plays an important role in bone development.  They’re […]

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Add Asparagus To Your Diet for Weight Loss

Asparagus are being harvested now.  They are fresh in your grocer’s produce department and often on sale.  Asparagus are good for weight loss, low in cholesterol, and a good source of Vitamin B6, Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc.  Also an excellent source of dietary fiber.  If you get several bunches and need to know how to […]

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