My Struggle With Lyme Disease

  Dana Parish, an American singer songwriter, lived through a frustrating and frightening experience with Lyme Disease in 2014. Regardless of her early diagnosis and treatment, she developed debilitating symptoms. She wrote about her exhausting, but persistent efforts to find the cure that she needed for the Womenshealth.gov blog.   A …

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Monday Meals: Salmon Salad with Parsley and Capers

Wild caught salmon is a fantastically healthy protein source. High in Vitamin B12, Vitamin D and Omega 3 Fatty Acids, as well as a host of other important nutrients, consuming salmon is a great way to meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommendation of 8 ounces of seafood a week (for …

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Monday Meals: Fresh Spring Rolls

When the craving for a crunchy, healthy, flavorful meal hits, most of us start thinking about salad. We love a salad too, don’t get us wrong! But sometimes we need to switch it up, ditch the fork, swap vinaigrette for dipping sauce and make spring rolls. Vietnamese spring rolls are typically …

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Monday Meals: Healthy Oven Roasted Chickpeas

Many of us have a can of neglected chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans) in the pantry. Don’t let that delicious fiber and protein go to waste! Make yourself a quick and delicious snack that you can feel virtuous about. A bowl of hummus, the smooth and delicious mediterranian dip, …

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Monday Meals: Hummus Roundup!

Whether you prefer to dip your veggies in it, spread it in a sandwich or eat it straight off the spoon, hummus is satisfying, healthful and delicious. If you are buying yours pre-made from the store, you may be surprised to learn how easy it is to whip up at home. It …

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Monday Meals: Gluten Free Spinach and Feta Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust

Whether you are avoiding gluten or simply looking for a quick and delicious alternative to a pastry crust, the addition of sweet potato to this quiche recipe is a sweet idea. Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin A, vital for vision, immune function, fertility and gene regulation. High in …

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Monday Meals: Freekeh, Chickpea and Herb Salad

Ancient grains have enjoyed an explosion in popularity in the last several years. They have benefitted from an expanding curiosity about world cuisines, a growing market for gluten-free grains and an appetite for whole and “super” foods. Among the rediscovered grains is the form of wheat called freekeh. The young wheat …

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Revolutionary Technology – Female Menstrual Cycle in a Dish

Exciting developments in 3-D medical technology has allowed scientists to create a miniature model of the female reproductive system. This device could eventually be individualized with a specific woman’s stem cells, so that drug therapies for disease could be tested within the device, not in the body of the patient. …

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Monday Meals: Slow Cooker Beef Lettuce Wraps with Quick Pickles

Just because it’s warming up outside, this is no time to retire your slow cooker. In fact, it’s the perfect time to free yourself up from kitchen duty. Prep your meals ahead of time, let them cook all day and enjoy a walk before dinner instead of a frenzied hour …

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Monday Meals: Golden Turmeric Latte

You may have heard it called a Turmeric Latte, Haldi Ka Dhoodh, Golden Milk, or perhaps Golden Mylk (its vegan moniker.) Whatever you call it, there is no doubt that the earthy, spicy, vibrant drink spiked with turmeric and other spices is a delicious trend. The flush of recent popularity is amusing to …

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