Home Made Pizza

Home Made Pizza 5 cups unbleached flour                                   2 pkgs Fleischmann’s dry yeast (regular or quick rising) 1 cup hot water 1 cup whole milk 1/2 tsp each of sugar and salt 4 Tbs olive oil   Pizza Topping 2  8 oz cans of tomato sauce                                   Black or red pepper Fresh or dry parsley Dry oregano Grated …

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Childhood Obesity

Inadequate intake of fruits and fish by teenagers may stunt the growth of their lungs and promote pulmonary fibrosis later in life. We know that genetic factors play several roles in the developmentof obesity.  Now comes the finding that early infection with a common virus (adenovirus) may contribute to obesity.  It appears that human stem …

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Obesity Kills

Obesity kills. It’s that simple. Obese people are 25%-50% more like likely to suffer from chronic disease. Obese people are 50% more likely to suffer from atrial fibrillation – a heart condition that is a common cause of strokes. Obesity is also related to diabetes and sleep disorders. How can you tell if you’re obese? …

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Eat well, die young

Need some motivation to stick with a healthy lifestyle? Consider this. Metlife, the insurance company, has research that shows if you reach age 65, your life expectancy is 85. That means the odds of living beyond 85 are 50%. The research also shows that one in four members of a 65-year-old couple will live to …

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Ciambotta

Ingredients: 1 tbs. olive oil; 4 slices bacon – cut into 1”pieces; 2 large potatoes, cut in cubes; 3 small zucchini (green squash) sliced in pieces lengthwise; 1 quarter-cup water.   Instructions: Brown the bacon in olive oil. Remove half of the oil.  Add potatoes until just barely cooked. Add squash and quarter-cup water.  Cook …

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Pasta Marinara

Ingredients: two cloves garlic, cut; one-half medium onion, sliced; two 28 oz. cans crushed tomatoes; one tbls. dried oregano; one-half tsp. basil.  Pasta, preferrably 100% durum semolina pasta. Instructions: In a medium pot, cook onions in olive oil; adding garlic; lightly brown garlic cloves. Add crushed tomatoes and other ingredients. Cook slowly, adding water if …

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