You’ve probably seen leeks in the produce department of your local grocery store. They look like a gigantic scallion – and you probably thought they were in the same family but weren’t sure what to do with them. Leeks, (Allium porrum), are related to garlic, onions, shallots, and scallions. They are usually about 12 inches… Continue reading →
Lemony Leeks and Potatoes Author: Vegetables From Amaranth to Zucchini Recipe type: Side Dish Cuisine: American Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 1 hour 30 mins Total time: 1 hour 45 mins Serves: 4-6 A homey dish that’s perfect with chicken or lamb Ingredients 1½ pounds leeks (3 medium) 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1½… Continue reading →July 2, 2014
Tart cherry juice reduces inflammation and post-exercise pain in long-distance runners claims a recent study. This finding supports other recent research which has claimed numerous potential benefits in consuming tart cherries. Cherries are naturally loaded with antioxidant compounds known as anthocyanins. Antioxidants, in general, are known to help reduce inflammation and free radical buildup, and… Continue reading →June 27, 2014
Prescription drugs can eat up a huge percentage of your healthcare budget. But many times medication is exactly what is needed to control your health conditions. If you can’t pay for your medicines and supplies without help, you should tell your health care provider immediately. Your doctor may be able to direct you to local… Continue reading →June 10, 2014
Parent’s of children with diabetes often wonder if they are receiving the best possible health care for their diabetic child. Not all facilities are created equal when it comes to certain specialties related to children including: cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology,… Continue reading →
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