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Try this Delicious Apple Almond Custard Cake

It makes a delicious, but healthy, end to your meal

Apple Almond Custard Cake

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 1 hour

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Ingredients:
1 Tbs. butter
1 Tbs. + ¼ cup sugar
1 cup 2% milk
3 large eggs
¾ cup almond meal (flour)
¼ cup whole-wheat flour
½ tsp.   Read More

How to Buy Chicken That Won’t Make You Sick

Lower your risk of a salmonella infection when you know how to buy chicken, and what to look for.

Vomiting. Diarrhea. Cramps. Food poisoning is no fun. In most cases, your body will heal itself as long as you drink plenty of fuids until the GI problems clear up.

And the leading cause of serious food borne illness in the United States is Salmonella, which commonly comes from poultry. If you know how to buy chicken, you can reduce your chances of catching this bug.

Symptoms of Salmonella also include chills, joint pain, headaches, muscle pain, and malaise. Possible complications may also include reactive arthritis and irritable bowel syndrome.
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Antibiotics in meat and poultry resulting in dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria

How we are wasting our life saving medicine

The Director-General of the World Health Organization was blunt. The world is facing “an end to modern medicine as we know it,” Margaret Chan warned last year. Strep throats could once again kill people, and hip replacements, organ transplants, and cancer chemotherapy “would become far more difficult or even too dangerous to undertake.” That’s because we’re losing our first-line antimicrobial drugs to antibiotic resistance, Chan noted. As for new antibiotics to replace them, Chan wasn’t optimistic: “The pipeline is virtually dry. The cupboard is nearly bare.”   Read More

Is a Low Salt Diet Plan Healthy?

Clearing the air on low salt diets

High blood pressure is the leading cause of preventable deaths around the world. But did the Institute of Medicine (IOM) really say that lowering salt consumption is not the answer?

“Lowering daily sodium intake below 2,300 milligrams may do more harm than good,” reported CBS News in May 2013. “No benefit in sharply restricting salt, panel finds,” said The New York Times. “Is eating too little salt risky?” asked National Public Radio. “New report raises questions.”   Read More

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