Category Archives: Nutrition

Surviving the Holidays on a Diet

So just how do you get through all the holiday parties and all the temptations that go along with them. From rich main dishes with sauces to yummy desserts and fancy alcoholic drinks.  The temptation could drive you mad! holiday diet 2 Here are some helpful hints to help you navigate your way through the parties.
  1. Never starve yourself before a...
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Everything you wanted to know about Gluten but were afraid to ask!

gluten free Gluten allergies have been on the rise lately, or maybe people are finally getting around to getting tested for gluten due to digestive issues they have had for years.  Thanks to doctors, the media, television shows like Dr. Oz and The Doctors, people are becoming more aware of gluten allergies and gluten sensitivities. So what the heck is gluten?  Gluten...
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Spear yourself some Asparagus!

asparagusOne of our first signs of spring in our neighborhood is the Asparagus sign on our local farm, Stades Dairy Farm in Johnsburg, Illinois. What most people don't know is the benefits Asparagus holds! Asparagus is packed with disease fighting abilities and health benefits!
  1. It's an amazing source of fiber, foliate, vitamins A, C, E and K,...
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