Foodie Friday: Smoothies

Smoothies are awesome, for a lot of different reasons.  One, here in FL it is already getting hot, and they are a nice refreshing cold drink, especially if you grind up ice in there too, like me.  You can put anything you like in a smoothie.  I will share my favorite below.  For extra protein […]

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Grape Seed Powder and Benefits for CKD

This is a shorter than normal post, but I didn’t have a ton of time to put something more together.  However, I was very intrigued on reading this article on Grape Seed Powder Extract, and how it benefited people with CKD.  I had been researching red grapes for some time, but the seeds ground into […]

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Foodie Friday: My Lunch and Dinner

Welcome back to Foodie Friday!  Before I get into it a few things to update.  I have a couple of friends who read this blog for me, just to critique what I say.  Yesterday, I said I don’t want to take medication.  This might have given the impression that I am against doctors, and medicine.  […]

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Wisdom on Wednesday

It is time to share a little bit about my weight loss struggle.  I think one of the hardest things for people, is when a doctor, nurse, nutritionist, whatever health care workers tells you to lose weight, and they themselves are chubby.  Because, I am only 4 11, it is very hard to maintain the […]

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Cholesterol and Heart Disease

Cholesterol is a type of fat.  It can build up in arteries causing decreased blood flow to the heart.  Cholesterol is found in highest amounts, in dairy products, meat, and eggs.  I can remember the days of nursing when Cholesterol was the only type of fat discussed.  Now there is Trigylcerides, LDL, HDL, etc.   Saturated […]

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