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What to do with all that Halloween candy?

Happy Halloween- What to do with all that candy! “Halloween” comes from a Celtic festival for the dead called “Samhain.” People believed the ghosts of the dead roamed Earth on this day, so people would dress in costumes and leave “treats” out on their front doors to appease the roaming spirits. In modern time, Halloween …

Hooray for Healthy Fall Foods!

The love for Spaghetti Squash Enjoying healthy fall foods is so easy! They provide a variety of immune-boosting nutrients.  Spaghetti squash is a strong source of Vitamin A and C, potassium, and Omega-3’s. Of course, my favorite way to eat this is a play on traditional spaghetti. Here’s one method for preparing the squash for …

Can Probiotics Help With Weight Loss?

Probiotics and Weight Loss Bacteria living in our intestinal tract influence many aspects of our health.  Probiotics are microscopic bacteria that we eat for health benefits. The human body carries around 100 trillion microorganisms in the intestines (gut flora). Probiotics help to maintain the balance of bacteria in the gut. The gut flora plays an …

Say Cheese! Celebrate National Cheese Day

Celebrate National Cheese Day by learning more about cheese! Just as there are no two people alike, there are no two cheeses alike. But one thing they all contain is protein. The majority of protein in cheese belong to a family of milk proteins called casein. One of casein protein’s main benefits is its digestion …