Cardiovascular disease: not just a man's disease View More

While February is known for Valentine’s Day it also marks another heart event, American Heart month. This health observance was developed by the American Heart Association (AHA) to raise funds for research and education regarding the nation’s top killers – cardiovascular disease and stroke.   You may be familiar with National Wear Red Day occurring… Continue Reading

dessert, chocolate, flourless torte View More

  Ingredients: 7 large eggs, separated Cream of Tartar 5 tablespoons breadcrumbs 2 cups walnuts 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder Pinch salt 1 stick unsalted butter, softened at room temperature 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Fresh berries (raspberries, blackberries, blueberries), optional Powdered sugar, optional   Icing 6 tablespoons butter 6… Continue Reading

Reducing Your Risk for Breast Cancer View More

You may be surprised to learn that nearly one-third of cancer deaths are attributed to diet and lifestyle. Clearly, how you live your life will have an impact on your health.   In regards to breast cancer, many of the dietary and lifestyle changes that provide a protective benefit are associated with reducing lifetime exposure… Continue Reading