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Diet, Nutrition & Recipes

Diet, Nutrition & Recipes


4 Reasons to Love Pomegranates

4 Reasons to Love Pomegranates

November is National Pomegranate Month, and what better way to pay homage to this nutrient packed fruit than to share with you a few health benefits of this essential super food.

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Making This Holiday Season Meaningful

Making This Holiday Season Meaningful

It is important to savor the holiday season and encourage meaningful memories -- both old and new.  Take a few minutes to read our latest eBook on how to create lasting memories this holiday season & how to make a few of our favorite wintry comfort foods!  

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A Very Five Star Thanksgiving

A Very Five Star Thanksgiving

From our kitchen to yours, we've come up with some creative decorations, table settings and delicious recipes for you to try this Thanksgiving holiday.  

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Thanksgiving Food Swaps

Thanksgiving Food Swaps

Did you know the average American Thanksgiving dinner has approximately 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat? Here are just a few ideas to trim the calories and fat from your dinner, but yet still enjoy all the fixings’.

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A Resident Recipe for Homemade Banana Bread

A Resident Recipe for Homemade Banana Bread

Is there anything better than a slice of homemade banana bread?  Our resident Doris Pyatt shares with us an unforgettable banana bread recipe, passed down from her mother!  

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Five Star's Halloween Party Checklist

Five Star's Halloween Party Checklist

Throwing a Halloween Party?  Let Five Star help you get into spirit with these spooky recipes and party tips.  Download our Halloween Party Checklist here!

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Heart Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Heart Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

A box of chocolates is often a received gift, but tends to have a negative connotation for some.  However, the Cleveland Clinic has unveiled some heart health benefits of dark chocolate.  

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How to Maintain Your Weight This Holiday Season

How to Maintain Your Weight This Holiday Season

The holidays are upon us!  The glamour and excitement of the season is surrounded by lavish menu selections which leads many of us to worry about gaining extra weight.

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Can the Foods You Eat Help Prevent Dementia?

Can the Foods You Eat Help Prevent Dementia?

Can the foods you choose help prevent Alzheimer’s and dementia? Some research suggests that eating the right foods in healthy amounts may delay the onset of Alzheimer’s and dementia.

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5 Amazing Health Benefits of Apples

5 Amazing Health Benefits of Apples

For many of us, the crispness of an autumn day coupled with the crispness of a freshly-picked apple brings a smile to our faces. Autumn is upon us, and although you probably have many fond memories of apples and the changing seasons, you might not know about the amazing health benefits of this quintessential fall fruit.

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