category: healthy meals

5 Tips for Making Home Cooking Easy, Nutritious, Delicious & Fun

Avocado and Roasted Tomato Toasts

Are you like me and often feel as though your life can’t get any busier? I bet there’s been countless times after working a full day or schlepping your kids around town to their various activities that you felt just too tired to cook dinner. So instead of slaving away in the kitchen, you go the easy route and order…

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The Comfort Food Booby Trap

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(Courtesy of Ebruli via Flickr) In a recent study in Spain, researchers found that increased trans-fat intake significantly increases your chances of developing depression.  They tracked 12,000 adults over 6 years. While none of the subjects had depression at the start of the study, over 650 did by the end. The participants who got 0.6% of their total calories from…

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We’ve Come a Long Way October 2010

Dear Fellow Nurse, If you are a younger nurse, this may be surprising, but in 1982 when I first started working as a nurse at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, some nurses actually smoked during report. That’s right. It’s hard to image that people were allowed to smoke in hospitals, let alone nurses! Thankfully, we’ve come a long way…

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