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Vol. 5, No. 7 | July 2013

 

 

 

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The Dog Days of Summer Are Here!
The History Behind the Phrase...

The term Dog Days dates back to ancient times when people studied the sky and relied on the heavens and the stars for navigation and spiritual sustenance.

These ancients looked into the night sky, before modern lights obscured the stars, and imagined that the constellations formed images of bears (Ursa Major and Ursa Minor), a bull (Taurus) and dogs (Canis Major and Canis Minor).

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National Parks & Recreation Month
The Many Benefits of Public Parks

If you have pain along the inside of your foot when you put weight on it, and it doesn't seem to be improving, better see your doctor.

He'll do an exam that calls for you to stand on one leg and rise up to your tiptoes. A healthy posterior tendon allows you to do it, but if you can't, the doctor will check for flatfoot deformity. Tests may include X-rays, ultrasound or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).

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Cooking Advice
For Good Cooks and Rushed Cooks

* At the supermarket, be sure to buy the right stuff. Check the label twice when buying sauces or seasonings, say experts at the Shine Food Network.

* Avoid using water as an ingredient. Most recipes would be more flavorful and interesting if you used chicken or vegetable broth instead of water, says Chef Todd Mohr, founder of WebCookingClasses.

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Recipe: Stuffed Artichokes
Low Caloric & Diabetic Friendly Recipe


Being healthy doesn't have to be boring. You can indulge a little if you want to, just don't overdo it. This stuffed artichoke recipe is a great alternative to eating higher caloric and carbohydrate rich food.

Total Servings:4
Serving size:2 drumstick

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Recipe: Almond Panna Cotta
Low Caloric & Diabetic Friendly Recipe


Being healthy doesn't have to be boring. You can indulge a little if you want to, just don't overdo it. This almond panna cotta recipe is a great alternative to eating higher caloric and carbohydrate rich food.

Total Servings: 6
Serving size: 1/6 recipe

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As always, be sure to check with your dietician, nutritionist or primary care physician before going on any specific diet plan.

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