Tag Archives: Joanne Henning Tedesco

Cranberry juice for heart disease

August 10, 2015

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Cranberry juice for heart disease by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Cranberries and cranberry juice are back in the news again, and this time it is great news. People in the medical community are now looking at the important benefits that cranberry juice can offer. We have all heard that cranberry juice can help treat urinary […]

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National campaign aims to change school foods

August 7, 2015

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National campaign aims to change school foods by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Parents across the country are becoming more aware and alarmed by the quality of food being served to their children at school. Until recently, many felt like they had little say or power to make a change in the system. A new national […]

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Natural painkillers in your kitchen

July 20, 2015

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Natural painkillers in your kitchen by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old natural healing system that has its origins in the Vedic culture of India. Although suppressed during the years of foreign occupation, Ayurveda has been enjoying a major resurgence in both its native land and throughout the world. The ancient Ayurveda texts […]

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Can you eat what you put on your face?

June 20, 2015

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Can you eat what you put on your face? by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  We are told to eat our fruits and vegetables, but you can also apply them to your skin. Cranberries are very good to naturally exfoliate dry, dead skin. Pumpkin is loaded with anti-aging antioxidants, vitamins C and A, and can help […]

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Summer grilling time is here

June 8, 2015

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Summer grilling time is here by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Summer is here, and with the increasing temperatures, we may wonder what foods to prepare for our families and friends. If you do not want to heat up the house when cooking, relax. It is a great time to light the grill and cook outdoors. […]

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Homemade hand sanitizers

May 21, 2015

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Homemade hand sanitizers by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  We use commercial hand sanitizers hoping to protect ourselves from germs and bacteria, but they are chemically scented and contain toxic chemicals that are absorbed into the body. The primary active ingredients in these sanitizers are ethyl and isopropyl alcohols. Ethyl alcohol, also know as ethanol, pure […]

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Matcha — a superfood

April 30, 2015

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Matcha — a superfood by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Earthy and green, matcha is a finely milled or fine-powder green tea that offers major health benefits. It is made from shade-grown tea leaves and boosts metabolism, burns calories and is packed with antioxidants. In fact, matcha boasts nearly 10 times the antioxidants of regular green […]

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New life for humdrum vegetables

April 7, 2015

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New life for humdrum vegetables by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Roasting a whole head of cauliflower is rather unusual, and this recipe has you slathering on a spicy yogurt marinade and roasting it at a high temperature. The result is a delicious dish that is as dramatic as it is easy to prepare. Serve with […]

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Homemade juice for better health

March 12, 2015

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Homemade juice for better health by Joanne Henning Tedesco — If you have been overwhelmed by trying to eat your “five-a-day” servings of fruits and vegetables, the government has some news for you — forget five a day, more is even better. The good news is that there is a quick and easy way — […]

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Standing on one leg — hint to dementia

March 9, 2015

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Standing on one leg — hint to dementia by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  A study by researchers at the Medical Research Council has found that balancing on one leg may indicate if a person is at risk of dementia or stroke. The scientists found that an inability to stand on one leg for more than […]

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Warming foods for chilly days

March 6, 2015

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Warming foods for chilly days by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  February and March are months with constantly changing weather and, as we are looking forward to spring, we often experience a craving for hot, steaming foods to warm our bodies. Just imagine waking up to creamy oatmeal that has cooked all night in the Crock-Pot® […]

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Having trouble sleeping?

February 9, 2015

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Having trouble sleeping? by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Are you one of the millions of people who lie awake watching the clock and wondering if sleep will ever come? For most people who suffer from insomnia, falling asleep is no guarantee that the night will be restful, according to sleep experts. Many insomniacs also have […]

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Spicy Cinnamon

February 6, 2015

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Spicy Cinnamon by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Cinnamon comes from the inner bark of a tropical evergreen tree. There are between 50 and 250 different species of cinnamon, depending on which botanist you believe. The two main varieties are Cinnamomum cassia and Cinnamomum zeylanicum. Native to Sri Lanka, the best cinnamon grows along the coastal […]

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