The Wonder of Turmeric

Even though this is clearly an article about the health benefits of turmeric and I spent a fair amount of time researching them, it is also a Jack's Smack blog post because I am a true believer in this...
"As we get older, it's not just our wardrobe and taste in music that change. After age 30, our metabolism begins to gradually decline, which means we have to be even more selective about the foods we eat. There's...

Peas pack a powerful punch

Remember when mom tried to get you to eat your peas. She was on to something. Peas are nutrition power houses. Reach for a handful and make a dent in your daily dose of vitamin requirements. This green legume is loaded...
Nuts Are Good For You; WHAT?? For most of my young adult life, I avoided nuts. Careful about managing my weight, I wrongfully believed that nuts, because they are high in fat and calories, would automatically cause me to gain...

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