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13 02, 2021

Treats that Love You Back

By Rosanne Rust|2023-05-26T11:44:42-04:00February 13th, 2021|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Food Facts, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Wellness|Comments Off on Treats that Love You Back

If you have a sweet tooth like I do, you'll want to find treats that you can enjoy regularly that won't raise your blood cholesterol or blood pressure. Sure, you can treat yourself to birthday cake or a special dessert once in a while, but it's smart to [...]

26 06, 2013

Cheers to Cherries for Your Health

By Rosanne Rust|2023-03-21T12:37:13-04:00June 26th, 2013|Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cheers to Cherries for Your Health

Cherries are in season and are high in antioxidants. Antioxidants help the body fight inflammation and cell damage. Research has shown that tart cherries or tart cherry juice may help reduce inflammation and lower uric acid levels (high levels lead to gout). Some markers of inflammation associated with [...]