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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Super Food of the Week: Venison Venison is a highly prized, wonderfully delicious and nutritious meat that comes from deer that are either wild or farm raised. The flavor of the meat is directly related to the animal’s diet, and is usually described as having a deep woody, yet berry like taste. Typically the texture is supple and tender. Although…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Recipe of the Week: Raspberry, Avocado & Mango Salad(from www.eatingwell.com) This is a personal favorite of mine and a frequently requested dish at get togethers. It’s a great tangy and sweet easy salad that takes about 20 minutes to put together. Nutrition Profile: Diabetes appropriate, low calorie, low cholesterol, low sodium, high fiber, high potassium, gluten free, and appropriate for…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Super Food of the Week: Raspberries Raspberries are fragrantly sweet with a subtly tart overtone. They can come in a range of colors from red-pink, to black, to purple, orange, yellow and white. Raspberries contain mineral antioxidants and vitamins such as vitamins C, B2 and B3. They are a excellent source of dietary fiber and a good source of omega…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Recipe of the Week: Minted Peas and Rice with Feta(from www.eatingwell.com) The flavors of fresh mint and feta livens up brown rice for a serving of veggies, whole grains, and dairy all rolled into one side dish. Toss any leftovers with some cooked shrimp for a satisfying, easy lunch. Nutrition Profile: Low calorie, low cholesterol, diabetes appropriate, low saturated fat,…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Green Peas Super Food of the Week: If you’re not a fan of green peas you might want to rethink your stance. These little bright green legumes possess an exceptionally strong nutrient composition. In one cup of green peas you’ll find vitamin K, manganese, vitamin c, dietary fiber, vitamin B1, folate, vitamin A, tryptophan, phosphorus, vitamin B6, protein, vitamin B3,…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Recipe of the Week: Easy Whole-Grain Rice Pilaf(from www.eatingwell.com) This recipe is a low sodium alternative to the original San Fransisco Treat that features whole-wheat pasta, brown rice and onions. Nutrition Profile: Diabetes appropriate, low calorie, low cholesterol, low saturated fat, low sodium, healthy weight appropriate and heart healthy. Ingredients (makes about 6 servings, about 2/3 cups each):2 teaspoons extra-virgin…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Recipe Of The Week: Papaya Smoothie(from www.eatingwell.com) Beat the summer heat while enjoying the taste of the tropics. Nutrition Profile: Low calorie,low cholesterol, low saturated fat, low sodium, heart healthy, healthy weight appropriate, and gluten free. Ingredients: 1 papaya, peeled, seeded and coarsely chopped (1 1/4 cups) 3/4 cup bottled fruit nectar, such as papaya, mango or peach 1/2 cup…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Super Food of the Week: Papaya Inspired by a recent CurlyNikki.com post, the papaya has landed its very own spot on the Super Foods list. Deliciously sweet with musky undertones and a soft buttery consistency, the papaya was often called “the fruit of the angels” by the great explorer himself, Christopher Columbus. Once considered exotic, they can now be found…

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KinkyShea’s Health and Fitness Tip of the Week

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Recipe of the Week: Grilled Pepper Salad(from www.eatingwell.com) This colorful and delicious recipe takes about twenty minutes to make and pairs great with low fat goat cheese (optional). In addition to being low calorie, low sodium, and low in cholesterol, this recipe offers up about 200% of the daily recommended value of vitamin C. This recipe can be used as…

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