Healthy Living – Winter 2011

1.  If there is one word that describes chicken, it is versatility. Roasted, broiled, grilled or poached, and combined with a wide range of herbs and spices, chicken makes a delicious, flavorful and nutritious meal. It is no wonder chicken is the world’s primary source of animal protein and a healthy alternative to red meat.  In addition, chicken is an excellent source of the cancer-protective B vitamin, niacin.  If you’re looking for comfort on chilly winter day, try one or a few of these 10 winter recipes.


2.  You attend parties and office gatherings to share a few festive moments with family, friends, colleagues and lots and lots of food. But when the holiday season is finally over, the bathroom scale reveals that you’ve gained some weight again, much to your chagrin.  Here are some helpful tips that may help you combat the winter weight gain.


3.  Proper evacuation of bladder and bowels keeps the body light and active throughout the day. Wastes must be eliminated before new fuel is added.  Never eat when angry, depressed, bored, upset, or exhausted.  Here’s an article about which foods may help or hinder the digestive process.


4.  Here’s a random article about 20 unusual ways to use lemon juice.  I thought this article would be a good transitional piece from the winter theme into the spring theme for next year’s newsletter.  Enjoy!!!


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