11 Slow-Cooker Meals You Can Prep and Freeze Ahead of Time

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Generally speaking, slow-cooker meals are pretty easy to make—set it and forget it, as the saying goes. But most recipes need a little TLC in the form of slicing, dicing, and even sautéeing before the ingredients can actually go in your Crock-Pot, which often means prep can end up taking longer than you expected. That’s fine on your day off ...

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Supermarkets To Host Healthy Recipe Demos

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In the lead up to Nutrition Month, a series of recipe demonstrations are taking place at select supermarkets using healthy, flavourful and inexpensive ingredients. Marketplace and Lindo’s are partnering with the Ministry of Health and Seniors to showcase recipes using $aver the Flavour ingredients, so shoppers can eat well for less. The next recipe demonstrations are at Heron Bay Marketplaceon ...

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Red Pepper: Overview of Potential Health Benefits

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Abstract Red peppers are part of a group of 20 plant species belonging to the genus Capsicum of the botanical family Solanaceae. The recognition that capsaicin can activate the transient receptor potential ion channel of the vanilloid type (TRPV1) has led to the use of red pepper extracts, capsaicin, and its analogs in pharmacological strategies for treating various medical conditions, ...

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8 Ways to Make a Healthy Sandwich for Weight Loss

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A healthy sandwich is a lunchtime favorite for a few good reasons: It’s easily packable, cheap to make, and the perfect vehicle for complex carbohydrates, good-for-you fats, fiber-packed veggies, and lean protein. It can totally be the afternoon meal you need to get through the rest of your day. And, despite what grilled cheeses and BLTs would have you think, ...

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Open Airways Launches Their New ‘Azmobile’

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Open Airways is launching their new ‘Azmobile’ which was kindly donated by The Bermuda End to End. “We wanted a new look to tie in with our lively school assemblies on asthma and our very popular book ‘Action Asthma’,” the organisation said. We chose our superhero ‘Action Asthma’ to decorate both of our vans and this is causing a lot ...

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Achieve Better Health With Nutrient-Rich Foods

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Abstract Nutrition advice given to the American public has long focused on what nutrients and foods to avoid. However, the sustained efforts to improve diet quality and health outcomes have fallen short of their goals. Most Americans do not consume sufficient amounts of key nutrients that are important for health, and 2 of 3 adults are either overweight or obese. ...

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Why Cutting Onions Makes You Cry And How To Stop It

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In every movie about food, there’s a scene in which the main character—usually an aspiring chef—ends up bawling their eyes out while cutting onions. Anyone with an iota of cooking experience can relate. First the stinging, then the tears—every single time. Except for maybe a rare few, cutting onions always leads to some kind of crying—watery eyes at best, full-on ...

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Youth Fitness Programme Tackles Health Issues

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Minister of Health and Seniors Jeanne Atherden spoke about the Premier’s Youth Fitness Programme in the House of Assembly , saying it is “designed to help our children on the path to a lifetime of good health.” Minister Atherden said, “Last September the Premier and the Ministry of Health and Seniors, and the Ministry of Education launched the Premier’s Youth Fitness ...

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Scientists discover an unexpected influence on dividing stem cells' fate

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When most cells divide, they simply make more of themselves. But stem cells, which are responsible for repairing or making new tissue, have a choice: They can generate more stem cells or differentiate into skin cells, liver cells, or virtually any of the body’s specialized cell types. As reported February 3 in Science, scientists at The Rockefeller University have discovered ...

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The Fiber Deficit, Part II: Consumer Misperceptions About Whole Grains and Fiber: A Call for Improving Whole-Grain Labeling and Education

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Abstract As discussed in part I of this series, the fiber in whole grains makes important contributions to health, yet the fiber content of whole grains and products containing them varies widely. Moreover, fiber remains a nutrient of concern for Americans. Given the ongoing fiber deficit, consumer research was conducted to assess consumer understanding of fiber as it relates to ...

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