Celery is a vegetable that people seem to either love or hate – but if you are in the latter group, you are missing out! A biennial plant, celery is in the same family as carrots, dill and fennel. Why should you add it to your meals?
1 Is an excellent source of vitamins C and K, and its active compounds, phthalides, may help lower blood pressure.
2 Has long been associated with dieting due to its fiber content and low-calorie count.
3 Is rich in potassium and sodium – important in regulating fluid balance and stimulating urine production.
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Gluten and dairy restriction:OUR CHILDREN DESERVE BETTER!
When children experience respiratory, digestive, behaviour, or other health challenges, many parents naturally seek out dietary solutions. Unfortunately, the prevailing confusion in this area provides fertile ground for misconceptions and counterproductive dietary fads. Among contemporary trends, avoiding gluten and/ or dairy products are two of the most popular. Does taking your children off gluten or dairy really help? Do such recommendations rest upon fallacy or fact? As it turns out, though born of legitimate concerns, the impulse to discontinue gluten or dairy products is generally misguided, and may distract parents from truly important steps that can help kids to eat right, grow, and thrive.
Health & lifestyle
4 REASONS CELERY IS HEALTHY
How Breast Milk Shapes the Gut
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Grain Free Snickerdoodles
Lemon Blueberry Zucchini Cake with Lemon Frosting
Back to School
The upcoming school year will look very different for students, teachers, and families. Keeping classrooms healthy and safe for students is crucial. Here are a few tips to make the school year fun, uneventful and most important healthy!
BUFFALO CAULIFLOWER BITES
FOUR MUST-HAVES FOR THE PREGNANT WOMAN’S PANTRY
Is Dark Chocolate Healthy?
Did you know that the average American consumes roughly 12 POUNDS of chocolate each year?
Gluten-Free Apple Pie
7 Weight-Loss Healthy Diets
Keto or paleo? Vegan or mediterranean? And what about fasting? Here’s a look at some of today’s trendiest eating plans to help you pick the one that’s best for you.
Men Have Special Nutritional Needs, Too
As we age, our nutrition needs tend to get more specialized, depending on medi-cal history, family history, and physical activity level.
VITAMIN D, Pregnancy, and COVID-19
A virus has quickly, and very seriously, presented itself as a threat to all that we hold dear — taking lives, impacting our liberty and surely stealing our happiness.
STOP FUELING THE FLAMES
THINK OF CHRONIC INFLAMMATION LIKE A RIVER—SUBTLE, BUT OVER TIME IT CAN CARVE MOUNTAINS. IT SHOWS UP IN HEART DISEASE, TYPE 2 DIABETES, BRAIN HEALTH DECLINE, AND MORE. DISCOVER HOW NATURAL THERAPIES CAN HELP TAME THE FLAME.
Full Range of Care
Bond’s Diabetes Clinic Goes Beyond Treatment to Education
Sweet Treats Everyone Can Enjoy
Diabetic Eye Disease
Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in the United States in adults. November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Over the past several years, the incidence of diabetes has grown as well as the rate of vision loss due to the disease. Diabetes can cause many eye problems. Here are three important things every diabetic should know to help preserve their vision.
November Is American Diabetes Month
DIABETES EDUCATION & AWARENESS
JUST IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, we’re here with the Diabetes and Nutrition edition of Central Florida Health News.
7-Year-Old Uses Type 1 Diabetes Diagnosis to Teach Others