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Sugar Substitutes Make Sweet Holiday Treats

Sugar Substitutes Make Sweet Holiday Treats

It’s hard to believe holiday season is upon us. For some of us that means baking--and eating--more sweets than we should. We know consuming too much sugar has negative health consequences, so let’s explore some alternative sweetening options. Natural Sweeteners You...

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The Nutritional Power of Nuts

The Nutritional Power of Nuts

It’s National Nut Day! And we don’t mean it’s time to celebrate your wacky side--you should do that every day-- we are honoring the variety of shelled seeds that pack great nutrition and should be part of a healthy diet--at least for anyone that’s not allergic....

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Why Sugar is Not So Sweet

Why Sugar is Not So Sweet

With Halloween around the corner and candy sales up by double digits this year compared to 2019, it’s a good time to look at how sugar affects us and what we can do to cut back. How Much Sugar is Too Much? While many of us crave sweets, sugar is not a nutrient our...

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Heat up the Grill, It’s Labor Day!

Heat up the Grill, It’s Labor Day!

For much of the country, Labor Day marks the end of the grilling season. Here in South Florida we can enjoy year-round grilling, but it’s a good time to review some grilling basics so we can make the most of our outdoor cooking as the evening weather gets a little...

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Easy Lunches And Snacks For Kids

Easy Lunches And Snacks For Kids

If your schedule is changing with the beginning of the school year, check out these tips.  Whether you and your kids are staying home or going to work and school, it’s the time of year to think more about school day lunches and snacks. In this post, you’ll find...

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