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Apples With Greens And Walnuts Recipe

Ingredients:

5-7 cups of salad greens like romaine lettuce and red leafy lettuce
1 large apple (any variety will do), cored and chopped into bite-size pieces
1/4 to 1/2 cup of raw walnuts
2 to 4 tablespoons of your favorite salad dressing - extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, and sea salt works well with this recipe

Directions:

Combine greens, apples, and walnuts in a large bowl and toss with salad dressing. Read more about Apples With Greens And Walnuts Recipe

 

Blueberry Muesli Recipe

Ingredients:

2 cups of frozen (thawed) or fresh blueberries
2 cups of rolled oats
1/2 cup of raisins (organic, if possible)
1/2 cup of chopped dried figs
1/4 cup of chopped raw nuts (pecans are best, walnuts or almonds are also good)

Directions:

Combine rolled oats, dried figs, raisins, and nuts. If you prefer more of a fine texture, simply grind mixture for a few seconds in a food processor or blender. Store this mixture in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Read more about Blueberry Muesli Recipe

 

Garbanzo Bean Burger Recipe

Ingredients:

1 cup of cooked garbanzo beans (chick peas)
1 cup of cooked brown rice
1/2 cup of rolled oats
1 rib of celery, finely chopped
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 clove of garlic, minced
2 tablespoons of naturally brewed soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
Extra virgin olive oil
Whole grain bread/buns of your choice
Mustard of your choice
Lettuce leaves
Tomato slices Read more about Garbanzo Bean Burger Recipe

 

Does Tamoxifen Help Prevent Breast Cancer?

A joint analysis performed by researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, the University of California at Davis, the University of California at San Francisco, and the University of Pittsburgh indicates that most women at high risk for developing breast cancer do not experience an increase in life expectancy by taking the drug, tamoxifen. Read more about Does Tamoxifen Help Prevent Breast Cancer?

 

Eating Fish Can Help Keep Your Heart Regular

A study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology indicates that eating fish that are naturally rich in omega-3 fatty acids appears to have a health promoting effect on the electrical system of the heart. This information is particularly important for people with cardiac arrhythmias to be aware of.

Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian of Harvard Medical School analyzed data that was recorded for 5096 adults who were 65 years of age or older from 1989 to 1990. Specifically, electrocardiograms and dietary intake of omega-3 fatty acids from fish were analyzed. Read more about Eating Fish Can Help Keep Your Heart Regular

 

Sparkling Watermelon Juice Recipe

Watermelon, fresh peppermint leaves, and sparkling water combine to make a super refreshing summer beverage.

If you have time, make some peppermint ice cubes to add to your sparkling watermelon juice just before serving. Read more about Sparkling Watermelon Juice Recipe

 

Health Benefits Of Teddy Bears

Before my wife and I got married, I had no idea that some adults maintain very strong attachments to their childhood teddy bears.

It wasn't long before I realized that Margaret had very real feelings of affection for her two favorite bears: Snuffles (a brown grizzly) and Mika (a pink polar bear).

I have to admit, it wasn't long before I started to enjoy having Snuffles and Mika around, especially in the evenings when we would lie in bed and talk about how our day went. As silly as it might seem, Margaret has two distinct voices and personalities for Snuffles and Mika that really bring them to life. Read more about Health Benefits Of Teddy Bears

 

Mercury In Tuna Fish

Do you eat tuna fish on a regular basis? If so, you should know about a recently published report on dangerous levels of mercury found in canned tuna fish.

The report was published by an environmental group called "Defenders of Wildlife," which contracted New Age/Landmark Laboratory in Benton Harbor, Michigan to test 164 cans of tuna fish that were produced in Ecuador, Mexico, Costa Rica, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, and the United States. Read more about Mercury In Tuna Fish

 

How To Protect Yourself Against Liver Damage

A study published in the July 5th, 2006 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association indicates that taking the maximum recommended dose of Tylenol (acetaminophen) for fourteen consecutive days can cause acute liver damage.

Medical researchers who co-ordinated this study had 106 participants take 4 grams of acetaminophen (the equivalent of eight 500 mg tablets of extra-strength Tylenol) every day for two weeks. Thirty-nine participants received placebo pills. Read more about How To Protect Yourself Against Liver Damage

 

Pomegranate Apple Salad Recipe

Ingredients:

1 medium to large pomegranate, seeded
1 apple, chopped
1 small handful of whole or halved walnuts
1-2 big handfuls of field greens
1 rib of celery, chopped
2 tablespoons of orange juice
1 teaspoon raw honey

Directions:

Combine pomegranate seeds, apples, walnuts, greens and celery in a large bowl.

Combine orange juice and raw honey in a small bowl and whisk together with fork. Sprinkle dressing on salad ingredients and toss before serving. Read more about Pomegranate Apple Salad Recipe

 

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