Dodge cholesterol and keep a distance

Designating a month for causes must be getting someone’s attention, and if that’s what it takes to turn heads to healthy living, I’m flying the flag for Cholesterol Awareness Month. Give yourself or someone you love some space from bad cholesterol and keep the distance. It seems as if we should all know by now that it’s better to reach for an apple than a fatty food, yet many munching Americans are still measuring disappointing cholesterol levels. Want a closer look at what’s good and not so good in your lunch box? Capture product barcodes with your phone camera and review nutritional details with an app from Fooducate.




Chowder for the Wolf at the Door

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Apple Soup Sendoff

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Peppered Corn Meal

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