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Beets, Pomegranates and More in Season for December

December 4, 2018

The holiday season is upon us, and with all of the traveling, cooking, shopping, partying and decorating the season demands, December is busy. When life is hectic, it’s easy to succumb to takeout or the drive-thru, throwing your money and colon-healthy diet out the window. But... read more

Healthy Thanksgiving Foods to Combat Diabetes

November 15, 2018

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about the disease and encourage people to make healthy lifestyle changes. We also celebrate another much-loved holiday in November, Thanksgiving. For many people, Thanksgiving is a time for family and feasting, but for those with diabetes, trying to... read more

Fruits and Vegetables in Season to Help Prevent Colon Cancer

November 1, 2018

In November, autumn’s colors give way to frost and even snow in some parts of the U.S. Because there are fewer hours of sunlight, there is a smaller selection of in-season fresh produce. As our bodies slow down with the season, it’s the... read more

Fun, Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy

October 9, 2018

I have a love-hate relationship with Halloween. Growing up, my mom loved the holiday. Every Halloween I can remember my mom would greet me at the bus stop decked out like a scarecrow, a chef or a witch. Then, we would eat a quick bite, put on our... read more

31 Meals for a Cozy but Healthy October

October 2, 2018

Oh, October. The leaves on the trees are a lovely golden hue, the air is crisp and refreshing, and the days are beginning to grow shorter. It’s the time of year when the crockpot finds its regular place on the kitchen counter, and hearty soups, stews... read more