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Why Organ Donation Is Important and What...

Why Organ Donation Is Important and What Kind of Organs Can You Donate?

Our body is made up of many organs that perform very specific functions. These organs are systems of cells and tissues that are assigned specific tasks like respiration, digestion etc. The capacity of these organs to perform the given tasks diminished with age. The main organs that experience... Read More »

Make Life Bigger Than Yes Versus No

Make Life Bigger Than Yes Versus No

Many people want you to stop saying "Yes" to everything. It's overloading your life, sapping your energy, and keeping you from doing the meaningful stuff. Jeff Goins calls this "the small but soul-crushing word you use every day." Their solution? Say... Read More »

Holiday Eating Survival Guide

Holiday Eating Survival Guide

Written by Rebecca Faulkner, MS, RD A few weeks ago, we celebrated Thanksgiving. Now, Christmas is right around the corner. While celebrating, it is easy to gain ten even twenty pounds between now and Three Kings. Today’s nutrition tip will provide you helpful strategies that will... Read More »

Chilean Beef Stew Recipe (one pot meal)
Cazuela de Vaca (Beef and Pumpkin Stew)

Cazuela de Vaca (Beef and Pumpkin Stew)

Chile has a distinctive cuisine, one in which the influences of Europe and indigenous traditions are both prominent.  Chile is known for its fantastic seafood, grilled meats, stews and pasteles, empanadas, corn, beans, potatoes, exotic tropical fruit (lucuma and chirimoya), pisco, and... Read More »

Low-Calorie Sweetener Facts

Low-Calorie Sweetener Facts

What are low calorie sweeteners? Are they safe to use? Today’s nutrition tip concludes the diabetes awareness series with this confusing topic. According to the American Diabetes Association, low-calorie sweeteners, formerly known as artificial sweeteners or sugar substitutes, have few... Read More »

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Diet weight loss breakfast concept with tape measure organic green apple, cereal bowl, orange juice, pineapple, muesli cereal bowl, pear, kiwi, lemon, strawberries.

Weight Loss Safety

Written by Rebecca Faulkner, MS, APRN, Nurse Practitioner Specialist  Every year millions of Americans, including Virgin Islanders, spend billions of dollars on weight... Read More »

Chewing Gum for Weight Control

Written by Rebecca Faulkner, MS, R Did you know that chewing a piece of sugar-free gum may improve your dental health? Good dental... Read More »

Chocolates & Health

Written by Rebecca Faulkner, MS, R Which chocolate is healthier, milk chocolate or dark chocolate? If your answer is dark chocolate, then you are... Read More »

Does Good Cholesterol Really Exist?

Does Good Cholesterol Really Exist?

Written by Rebecca Faulkner, MS, R HDL > Good LDL > Bad Is there such a thing as good cholesterol and bad... Read More »

Heart Disease in Women

Awareness among women about their No. 1 killer is increasing. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American women, a fact that just a few years... Read More »

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Written by Rebecca Faulkner, MS, RD Do you know how to prevent bacteria from growing in your kitchen? Today, I have some food safety tips from the American Dietetic Association... Read More »

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Chris De La Rosa of CaribbeanPot.com shares his recipe for making collard greens, with Caribbean flavors. This tasty way of cooking vegetarian collard greens is quite simple and packed... Read More »

Could a Few Beers a Week Cut a Woman’s Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk?

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Symptoms And Treatment Of Sleep Apnea

By Dr Curt Ringhofer Co-Author: Natalie Fiorella Apnea literally means "without breath", and sleep apnea affects over 12 million Americans. It may... Read More »

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