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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 »

Rebecca Faulkner, MS, RD
Food Safety

Food Safety

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 on how to make your kitchen, “a main line of defense” against food borne illnesses. Wash... Read More »

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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 health begins not only with what you eat, but with when... 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... 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 »

Could a Few Beers a Week Cut a Woman’s Rheumatoid...

Study finds the brew is helpful, but drinking too much is never warranted, experts say. WEDNESDAY, May 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Having a beer a... Read More »

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

Collard Greens The Caribbean Way With Chris De La Rosa

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 »

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 »

Emotional Intelligence – How Mastering Your Mood Is The Secret to Success

By Jason Demakis As someone who has battled with crippling self-doubt and anxiety all through high school (and into my first few years of college), I can say with... Read More »

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Barbecue and Food Safety

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) estimates that each year outside cooking grills cause more than 6,000 fires, over five fatalities, more than 170 injuries, and $35 million in property... Read More »