Tag: antioxidants

Festive and Healthy Brazil Nut Loaf

  I’m not a fan of traditional Christmas Cake, so I modified this nut loaf recipe from its original version to make a healthy, Christmas treat. Now that the Christmas season is upon us, you can make this nut loaf instead of a traditional Christmas cake. I like this recipe because instead of traditional fruit …

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Top-10 Take-Aways from Dietitians Oncology Conference 2014

1. Diet and obesity are second to smoking as a cause of cancer. Obesity causes inflammation in organs and visceral fat (the fat that is packed around our organs, as opposed to sub-cutaneous fat, which is just below the skin). Weight loss is a good strategy for cancer risk reduction. 2. From 2004 to present, …

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Latest Antioxidant News

I recently attended the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE) in Houston, Texas. This is a 4 day conference and expo hosted by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This is the worlds largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. During the event I attended several educational sessions and I am happy to report …

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The Easter Bunny Should Bring Dark Chocolate

Easter is upon us and the Easter baskets will soon be set out for the Easter bunny to delivery his annual bootie. This year, ask your bunny to bring dark chocolate instead of milk. Why? Because chocolate contains twice the polyphenol content of a glass of red wine and about as much as a cup …

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