Thyme after Thyme

Thyme after Thyme

Some believe thyme, botanically-known as thymus vulgaris, gets its name from the Greek word thymon, an herb used as incense or as a fumigator during sacrifices. Others suggest the word is derived from the Greek word thumus, signifying courage, since the plant was believed to be a great source of invigoration in ancient and medieval days, its cordial qualities inspiring courage. A member of the mint family, thyme is a Read more »
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March 21, 2014
Tuna Salad with a New Twist

Tuna Salad with a New Twist

Holly Clegg is known for taking old standby recipes and giving them a new and healthy twist. One example is her Trim&TERRIFIC™ recipe for tuna salad. Not only is this recipe low in calories, (only 108 per serving), but it is recommended for the diabetic diet, is gluten-free, and it is featured in her book Eating Well Through Cancer in the “Day of Chemotherapy” chapter as a recipe that is Read more »
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March 21, 2014
Where Sneaky Sugar Hides

Where Sneaky Sugar Hides

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD It is for good reason that sugar has been dubbed public enemy number one in the obesity epidemic plaguing our country. Here in the U.S., the largest single source of daily calories is from added sugars. In fact, on average, the typical American consumes around 3 pounds of sugar every week! That’s pretty alarming, especially since science has repeatedly shown that a diet high Read more »
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March 21, 2014
Nutrition & Breastfeeding

Nutrition & Breastfeeding

By Rebecca Turner, MS, RD, CSSD, LD There is no sweeter sound than the first cries from your baby in the delivery room. After months of waiting, your baby is born and one journey is over while a new journey is just beginning. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this year, for over 75% of new moms, the new journey includes breastfeeding. The experience of breastfeeding is special for Read more »
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January 14, 2014
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