Baked Mushroom Broccoli Stroganoff

Baked Mushroom-Broccoli Stroganoff

We had a young lady as a house guest this summer. As a college student, she was accustomed to living on pasta with butter. I started experimenting with baked pasta casseroles that I could make on the weekend, and that we could reheat during the week. We all fell in love with this recipe which is based upon a recipe I found in one of my mother’s old cookbooks. It has my suggested 20 grams of protein per serving, (more …

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Getting Real – How to use a Food Diary

All change begins with self-awareness. You may think you know what you eat on a daily basis, but science says you are wrong. Nearly everyone underestimates the amount of calories they consume on a daily basis, and studies have repeatedly revealed that overweight and obese people underestimate by the largest margin. We can get into a chicken and egg phenomena, wondering which causes which, but a clear way to begin to put an end to the cycle is simply to …

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Fish and Fish Oil Supplements: Benefits for diabetics and pre-diabetics

Is it a good idea to supplement with fish oil or eat more fish if you have diabetes or pre-diabetes? The resounding answer is yes!

Main benefits for diabetics

Heart Disease Prevention: Cardiovascular diseases, including heart attack and stroke are the leading causes of death in diabetics. Furthermore, diabetics usually have high blood triglycerides. Fish oil supplementation reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease through a variety of mechanisms and significantly lowers high triglycerides. The American Heart Association recommends that individuals with cardiovascular …

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