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Rotisserie Chicken

Rotisserie chicken is near perfect with its pleasant flavor profile that is tender, juicy, and seasoned just right. Rotisserie chicken is cooked on a rotisserie,

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Rice Pudding

Chances are you have tried rice pudding at least once in your lifetime, and if you have, you may associate it with your childhood. Did

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Do Your Part, Care for Your Heart

Every 36 seconds one person dies from cardiovascular disease in the United States, which is approximately 655,000 Americans dying from heart disease each year.1,2 Heart

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Fuel to Perform, Both Physically and Mentally

How you fuel your body can make a big difference whether it’s for work, school, or play. With a well-balanced diet, you could be giving your performance and recovery a boost, both physically and mentally.   Start Your Day Off Right If you can, start your morning off right with a well-balanced breakfast that includes protein, whole grains, and a whole fruit of your choosing. Breakfast within one hour of waking up can help jump-start your metabolism. If you are

Rotisserie Chicken

Rotisserie chicken is near perfect with its pleasant flavor profile that is tender, juicy, and seasoned just right. Rotisserie chicken is cooked on a rotisserie, which rotates the chicken in a hot oven to get all the sides crisped and fully cooked. This is an easy, quick, inexpensive, and readily available mealtime favorite that is fully cooked and ready to eat. Weeknight reality is often getting dinner on the table as soon as possible. With a rotisserie chicken, your prep

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Lactose Intolerance vs. Milk Allergy

Do you experience abdominal cramps, bloating, nausea, gas, or diarrhea about 30 minutes to two hours after consuming a food or drink that contains milk or milk products? Well, it could be that you’re lactose intolerant. Lactose is a natural sugar found in dairy and dairy products. Lactose intolerance is when your small intestine doesn’t make enough of a digestive enzyme called lactase, so your body can’t break down or digest lactose which causes those unfavorable symptoms. If you think

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Taro: A Staple Crop in the Tropics

While visiting Kauai Hawaii years ago we saw fields full of tropical plants with large green leaves. After visiting with some locals, we found out that they were fields of taro. During the rest of our trip, we found taro burgers on restaurant menus, taro-flavored ice cream, and more! Before visiting Hawaii, I had no idea that there was a root vegetable called taro and come to find out it’s one of Hawaii’s staple crops. Taro doesn’t just grow in

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Rice Pudding

Chances are you have tried rice pudding at least once in your lifetime, and if you have, you may associate it with your childhood. Did you know that humans have been enjoying this dish for thousands of years across the world? Rice pudding is a simple dish made by mixing rice with water or milk and other ingredients such as vanilla, cinnamon, and raisins to add flavor. This dish can be enjoyed at dinner time or as a dessert in

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Do Your Part, Care for Your Heart

Every 36 seconds one person dies from cardiovascular disease in the United States, which is approximately 655,000 Americans dying from heart disease each year.1,2 Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States. Heart disease describes a range of conditions that affect your heart such as coronary artery disease, arrhythmias, congenital heart defects, heart valve disease, disease of the heart muscle, and heart infections. Many forms

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