This Month’s Recipe: Brussels Sprouts with Shrimp Sauce

This delicious family recipe was shared with us by a retired teacher in Cotulla, Texas and is perfect for autumn dinners. Salty, briny, savory dried shrimp rehydrate in hot chicken broth before cooking down into a savory glaze, yielding a quick, incredible side dish. Toast the garlic and sauté the brussels sprouts before simmering them in the glaze. It will add flavor and color while...
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Want to Live Life to the Fullest? Start By Paying Attention to Your Mind and Body

It’s never too late to break bad habits and begin to take steps for a healthier lifestyle. True, the long-term effects of bad health habits are cumulative. On the other hand, each day with healthier lifestyle choices is one more step towards improved health and wellness. There's are many ways we can improve our longevity – and, even more important, quality of life. Healthy...
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Chest Pain Isn’t the Only Symptom of Potential Heart Issues

There are many atypical symptoms. Here are some and how to recognize them.   Chest pain is the symptom most associated with cardiovascular issues. On the other hand, there are many other atypical symptoms that may indicate something is wrong with the heart. For instance, symptoms like lightheadedness, shortness of breath and jaw pain may seem unrelated to heart issues, but...
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Good Nutrition for Healthy Vision

We’ve all heard that the reason rabbits have healthy vision is because they eat so many carrots. While to some degree that story is an exaggeration, it’s true that the foods you eat and the dietary supplements you take play an important role in your overall health as well as the health of your eyes. For example, a diet high in saturated fat and sugar may increase your risk of...
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