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One man’s healthy weight loss journey

Posted by Tim Elbing, Jr. on February 15th, 2013 | No Comments »
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I started on my weight loss journey back in late March 2012. I was in denial about my weight gain until I saw a photo of me next to my cousin who was 9 months pregnant. I was shocked by how heavy I had gotten and the picture led me to question who was really pregnant! I immediately pulled out a scale and hopped on. The number I saw on it scared me: 260 pounds. My ...

Healthy recipe: Peanut noodles with shredded chicken & vegetables

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on February 8th, 2013 | No Comments »
Peanute Noodles with Shredded Chicken

Yield: 6 servings, 1 1/2 cups each Servings: 6 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes To Make Ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days. To serve, stir in 2 tablespoons warm water per portion; serve cold or reheat in microwave. Recipe Description: If you can't find a bagged vegetable medley for this easy noodle bowl, choose 12 ounces of cut vegetables from your market's salad bar and create your own mix. Recipe Ingredients: 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/2 ...

Make cancer prevention romantic for you and your valentine

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on February 7th, 2013 | No Comments »
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It’s February and that means Valentine’s Day temptations are everywhere you look - candied hearts, boxed chocolates, heart-shaped goodies and a dinner date for two with your sweetheart. This time of the year also marks another important observance, National Cancer Prevention Month, which is a great time to start making healthy changes that reduce cancer risk for you, your family and friends. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, such as eating healthy and staying active can be challenging ...

Healthy recipe: Spinach-&-brie-topped artichoke hearts

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on January 31st, 2013 | No Comments »
Spinach and Brie Topped Artichoke Hearts

Yield: 18 servings Servings: 18 Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 15 minutes Recipe Description: In this deconstructed version of hot spinach-artichoke dip, we stuff artichoke hearts with lightly seasoned cooked spinach and melt brie on top. Recipe Ingredients: 1 9-ounce box frozen artichoke hearts 2/3 cup cooked chopped spinach 1 teaspoon lemon pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 18 thin slices brie Recipe Steps: Preheat broiler. Prepare artichoke hearts according to package directions. Combine spinach, lemon pepper and salt in a small bowl. Top each artichoke heart with the spinach ...