FIBER IS THE KEY!

I just weighed my food before preparation – 14 oz sweet potatoes and 12 oz broccoli.  That’s how our forefathers and mothers ate – lots of plants!  I have something like this for lunch and dinner every day.  I also eat 6-12 oz of lean meat or fish at lunch and …

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IN A PINCH…

Buy and keep canned or frozen veggies…. just make sure to get them without added salt. Yes, they’re bland, but you can add some spices (garlic; basil; hot sauce; mustard) and perhaps a pinch of salt if you must.

I EAT OATMEAL EVERY DAY FOR BREAKFAST

More support for the benefits of eating whole grains. In the large Nurses’ Health Study of 7822 women with diabetes, Whole-grain and bran intakes were associated with reduced all-cause and CVD-specific mortality in women with diabetes mellitus. These findings suggest a potential benefit of whole-grain intake in reducing mortality and …

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SAVE YOUR BRAIN!

A growing number of studies suggests that people who are obese during middle age are more likely to develop dementia when they get older.  That’s a scary thought – both for the afflicted person, and the family/caretakers. One study shows that people who carry a gene that predisposes to obesity …

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RECIPES

Folks have been forwarding me recipes.  I will mention some, and comment. Today’s: Roasted Chicken Dinner The roasted beets with the cranberry sauce were a nice touch and the chicken was very moist. I used frozen chicken tenderloins that went into the oven frozen. I found out that they take the …

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