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DIET TIP OF THE DAY:
YOUR WEIGHT-LOSS SOLUTION: EAT MORE PINE NUTS!!!!!

Sometimes natural foods and modern chemistry come together in the most delicious way. Pine nuts - the edible seeds of pines - are a newly recognized source of phytonutrients, which are the offspring of nature and healthy chemicals that can do our bodies good.

Pine nut oil contains pinolenic acid, a fatty acid that stimulates the body to produce two natural appetite suppressants: the hormones cholecystokinin (CCK) and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1). Interestingly, there is a long history of people in Siberia munching on pine nuts or taking a tablespoon of pine nut oil to suppress their hunger when food becomes scarce.

So how can we get them into modern American diets?

The good news is that they’re readily available, delicious and low in calories. A tablespoon of pine nuts contains only about 60 calories and makes an easy (and convenient) snack when you’re driving to appointments in your car or when you need something to curb your appetite at your desk. Pine nuts can also be deliciously mixed into yogurt, cottage cheese, pasta or green salads.

Companies are also marketing pine nut oil in supplement form - capsules, chocolates, bars, and shakes to name a few - and, according to their own research studies, pine nut oil supplementation is associated with a drop of 7%-10% in calorie consumption.

They might be worth a try in your new healthy diet.

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I love all these tips! You guys are smart! Thanks for sharing!

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I have been drinking smoothies practically every day. Not only does this ensure that I get my fruits and veggies, but I can use them as soon as I see them starting to "turn".

I buy 3 or 4 bananas for eating while they are still slightly under-ripe, and keep them out on the counter until they are ready to eat. But my favorite local market also sells bananas for baking at a discounted price (BIG discount), so I buy as many of those as I can...usually all they have...and freeze them to use for baking or in smoothies.

I can hardly wait for the farmers' markets to start putting out fresh, local produce!

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10 tips for staying within your means while making smart decisions about your diet.

1. Buy Whole Produce
You may be saving some time when you buy bags of sliced mushrooms, shredded carrots or cubed pineapple, but you are paying at least 40 percent more to save yourself just a few minutes. Think about it – is the convenience really worth it? If you agree that it’s not, always choose the whole fruit or vegetable.

2. Purchase Generic Brands
Shopping for organic food is important, but can also be expensive. But now that the organic food movement has taken off, many chains of supermarkets have started selling their own organic brands. Just take a look at your supermarket shelves, and you’ll see a huge saving in prices by going generic.

3. Go Meatless
Meatless Monday has turned into a global movement with a wide network of participating hospitals, schools, worksites and restaurants around the world. By cutting out meat once a week, you can improve your health, reduce your carbon footprint and lead the world in the race to reduce climate change. And you will also save money. Why not try a No Meat Tuesday too?

4. Buy Local
Locally grown, farm-fresh fruits and vegetables are typically picked at their peak, making for delicious ready-to-eat produce. By buying local, you will also avoid all the costs associated with the transportation and packaging of food, not to mention that such produce is generally picked before it ripens and treated, possibly with fungicides, so it can travel and be stored.

5. Buy In Bulk
This only applies to select items: I’m sure we’ve all experienced buying too much produce and having to throw some out. For some select staples, however, it makes sense to buy in bulk. Check out the supermarket “Buy 2, Get 1 Free” specials. Buy a jug of juice rather than juice boxes; if you’re feeding a pet, buy the largest bag of food you can afford. You get the idea!

6. Dig, Plant, Grow
There’s nothing better than picking your dinner from your own backyard, something my husband and I have been doing for a couple of years now. Home-grown tomatoes taste so much better than the supermarket kind. Lettuce, bell peppers and various herbs are easy to grow, but make sure you choose the produce you actually want to eat.

7. Try Frozen Berries
The benefits of berries are well known: low in calories, high in various vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, and high in fiber. However, fresh berries when not in season (like now!) can be very expensive. So why not opt for frozen berries, which will taste just as good as fresh ones when added to oatmeal or yogurt, or made into fruit drinks like smoothies.

8. Shop Less Often
By using good planning strategies, you can avoid having to make that extra trip to the store when you “unexpectedly” run out of olive oil or cheese. Since I live about three miles from the nearest store, the money I spend on gas adds up with just a few of those trips. Plan wisely and think ahead!

9. Look Beyond The Food Market
You’re used to buying food at the supermarket, but start widening your horizons. These days you’ll find food alongside home furnishings and women’s clothing in stores like Target and World Market. And you’ll save even more by using discount gift cards from these stores.

10. Clip Coupons
Coupons are not only available for packaged, processed food, which you know is bad for you. You can find coupons for a wide variety of foods, if you know where to look. Safeway and Whole Foods, for example, have coupons available online and through their own apps, so why not go online and see if your local supermarket has that option?




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emoticon Terrie!!! My mom use to do the same to us growing up with the Vicks.

Also those mini pumpkin muffins sound GREAT!! Glad you can figure out the exact calories in each. I wouldn't know how to do that. I made us snickerdoodle's last night....so I know why I'm up one pound this morning. emoticon

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I was a sickly kid. I used to get pneumonia and bronchitis all the time. My mom used a lot of Vick's on me. She would rub it on and then pin a towel to me to keep it covered (she even made me eat it a few times when I was really bad). I never tried it on my feet, but I still use it on my chest and back when I have bad congestion. They have the greaseless kind now which is way better than the old kind.

I don't have a tip, but a warning of sorts. I found this really good recipe for mini pumpkin muffins in a magazine that was supposed to be 3 for 100 calories. They were so tasty that I thought I would put them in SP. When I did and crunched the numbers I found the claim to be an outright lie. Even making double what they did, the calories were still about 15 calories more per muffin. So be sure and double check the calorie counts on any recipe before you make it.
I really like the recipe though and I think I can revamp it and get the calories down to just 25 calories per muffin. If it turns out good, I will post it for everyone.

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A friend of mine tried this. She is pregnant, so she can't take a lot of the medicine that works for the rest of us. She said it didn't help her, but her feet were nice and soft the next morning!

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Hmm...I think I'll buy some Vick's tomorrow...I've had a nagging cough for several weeks...

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I heard a Doctor say this on TV and haven't tried it yet, but I will.

The next time you have a bad cough that keeps you awake at night, rub a liberal coat of Vick's Vapor Rub on the bottom of your feet, then put on socks just before going to bed.

I knew that the bottom of the feet would readily absorb things, especially if they are warm or sweaty, but the Doc said this combination of the Rub & keeping it covered will quell your cough.

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emoticon WITH the help of my emoticon and emoticon question!!!

Here is a SWEET TRICK!!!!

Tuck a small bag of sugar cubes into your purse. Sucking on one as soon as you feel a cough coming on can suppress the cough reflux, stopping trouble in its tracks, reveals a study done at philadelphia's Monell Chemical senses Center.

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Bananas on the counter. I buy them green and only buy two or three at a time.

Tomatoes... strange, but I keep the home grown ones (in the summertime) out on the counter. I bought tomatoes a few days ago and put them in our fridge. I have no idea why I do that.


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Wow I didn't know that about bone marrow. I will have to make some homemade stock to have on hand.

I keep my tomatoes on the counter. Tomatoes lose their flavor if put in the frig. I think. I do put the little grape tomatoes in the frig. unless I am going to use them up in a couple of days. I also leave my bananas on the counter. I like them after they get a few black spots on them. They will go bad quickly, so I just buy two or three at a time.

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Another Good Tip to help with avoid catching a cold:


Use Soup Bones

We always wondered why chicken soup was so good for colds, and it seems that the chicken bones could hold at least a part of the answer. “Depending on your diet, try and incorporate bone marrow into your soups and stews by adding organic, free-range bones into the broth,” recommends Elizabeth Trattner, A.P, D.O.M, an integrative medicine specialist in Miami Beach, FL. “Marrow is the root of blood and yin in Chinese Medicine and keeps the body healthy and strong during the winter season,” she says. Bone marrow contains a type of fat found in our organs (in small amounts), which encourages the body to produce white blood cells to protect against infections and disease, explains Trattner.



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My mom use to use the bisquits......use a small circular hole punch thru the middle...make us fried up homemade donuts put in powdered sugar & cinnamon in bag shake and they were so good!!!!! The little donut holes were actually the BEST!!!! But not so good in calories I'm sure!

Terrie, I use to buy the cauliflower cut up in bags at Publix, but they would go black too soon. So I did buy the whole head and have been cutting off only what I need in salad. It does work!!! It is staying much fresher that way.

Do you store your tomatoes outside or in refrig?? Also what about banana's....mine go ripe on me so fast!

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Kim, I love buttered toast dipped in coffee. When we were little, Mom always let us have coffee in the mornings. Of course it had lots of milk and sugar in it. We would dip our butter toast in it and that was breakfast. My dad and mom also used to take biscuits, put them in a saucer, sprinkle sugar on them, and then pour coffee over them. It was a poor man's dessert.

I have a tip that I just realized myself this week. If you like to eat fresh cauliflower or broccoli, don't cut it all up at once. Just store it whole and then cut off what you want each time. It stays fresher and the cauliflower won't turn black so fast. I do this with peppers now too. I just cut off a piece to slice up and then put it in a baggie. Veggies are costing more and more and that keeps me from having to throw stuff out.

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emoticon Tip Betsy!!!! emoticon

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Here's my tip for the day. It pertains to gift wrapping paper. If you store your rolls of gift wrapping with tape to secure them, then you mess up some of the paper when you try to use it next. If you put a rubber band around them, the rubberbands eventually breakdown and become brittle and stick to the paper.

Try saving your empty toilet paper and/or paper towel roll cores. Cut them open in a straight line, lengthwise. Slip the core around a roll of wrapping paper and then put your rubber band around the empty paper core. (Once the core is around the roll of paper, you can also twist the roll of paper in the direction of which it is rolled, while holding the core and take the slack out of the paper on the roll).

That's my story and I'm sticking to it. LOL emoticon

P.S. I also save the colored Sunday Funny Papers to gift wrap children's gifts for B'days!

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Excellent thought Janice. I know I'm really BAD when it's something I really want and I call it PORTION DISTORTION. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon





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Here is a good TRICK:

We eat several hundred extra calories more a day on average than we did 30 years ago. Where do the extra calories come from? In large part, bigger portion sizes.

If you want to know how much you're eating, try this experiment. Pour a typical bowl of breakfast cereal, then measure the amount in your bowl. How does it compare that to the serving size on the label? Do the same for everything you eat, and you'll see exactly where you can make changes.


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Thank you for that piece on headaches. I need to incorporate more of those foods you listed in my diet because I have frequent & terrible headaches.

Am currently using the homeopathic Sinol nasal spray for headaches.

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Tips you should know about HEADACHE'S emoticon

Over-the-counter and prescription medications for headaches -- including migraines -- can relieve and sometimes prevent pain, but to be pain-free, you may need to make over your diet.

Change your diet to eat more foods rich in magnesium and riboflavin (vitamin B2). Riboflavin is in low/no-fat dairy, eggs, nuts, and green vegetables. Magnesium is in green veggies, whole grains, nuts, and potatoes. You can also supplement with 400 milligrams of riboflavin and at least 100 mg of magnesium daily.

Make sure you are not vitamin D deficient. It’s linked to headaches. You want at least 1,000 international units of vitamin D3 a day; 1,200 IU after age 60.

Identify food triggers. It’s mostly word of mouth that everything from red wine to chocolate can launch a headache, but if you suspect certain foods trigger yours, keep a daily diary to track what you eat and when your head hurts. It may reveal problem foods. Eliminate them from your diet and you may have fewer headaches.

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LOL Yes, you definitely want to wash the hair afterwards.

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emoticon Betsy for helping get the facts on onions. I'm glad I don't really eat them, never have!! My mom use to make us meatloaf with tons of onions and I would pick every single one out!!!

Thanks for tip on the tangled hair.....but wd40 ....wouldn't that keep a smell in the hair? I guess its worth it if it gets the tangle out....can wash hair out later!

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Regarding the Onion Issue & Contamination - It's FALSE as per Snopes.com

snopes.com: Cut Onions Contamination
http://www.snopes.com/food/tainted/cuton
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Hi ALL!

BailyBoo when I make Cheesecakes I use Cream Cheese (my specialty) New York Style baked cheesecake. LOL

WVictoria - does your boyfriend have any issues with cheese or a milk allergy? Classically made French Onion Soup has Swiss Cheese on top. Just a thought.

Keep thinking about this tip and I don't know why other than I saw a man trying to untangle his granddaughter's long hair. This tip is good for kids hair, horse mane and anything else you can think of with long hair. I've had it ALL over me working with animals and it causes no ill effects.

emoticon emoticon Got a knot in long hair emoticon Spray the knot/tangle with WD40 and massage gently. The knot will slide apart more easily. I've used this for years after my farrier showed me this. Who knew! emoticon emoticon

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I eat a lot of onions and have only had the flu a couple times in my adult life (knock on wood). For those of you who have read or seen the book/movie "Holes," onions keeps the yellow-spotted lizards away, too! My boyfriend does get sick every time he eats French Onion soup at a restaurant, but he was fine when I made it homemade. Maybe it has something to do with how the onions are prepped?

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I make my toast so that it's like a board, then put a little butter on it and dip it. Yep, soggy. But the flavor, to me, is the best. Not for everyone.

When I was a kid, my mom taught me to dip my white bread toast in hot cocoa and it was my absolute favorite breakfast ever. Miss my mom emoticon


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emoticon Betsy!!! I guess I'm safe now with that boiled egg

Kim, doesn't it make your toast too soggy? I have to have my toast crisp!! now I did however hear about dipping oreo cookies into milk!

Bailyboo, I've never made cheese cakes....but i'm sure Betsy can answer that one!!!

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Thanks for the new thread. ? What do most people put into there cheese cakes cottage cheese or sour cream just thinking again .lol

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Wow, I've eaten tons of leftover onions. I am still here, but I'll re-think keeping them from now on.

Here's my Who Knew... who knew that 35 calorie "light" wheat bread, toasted with a little tiny bit of butter spread on it would taste so good dipped into a cup of black coffee? Me! I've been eating it for years. I just love dipping my diet toast into my coffee and it's very few calories for breakfast, then.



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Thank you Janice, I read that post on FB regarding the onions being poisonous (esp. leftover onions) and the illness/bacteria it could pull from the air and thought, I never read anything about that when prepping for my ServSafe exam. I did look it up on Snopes.com and they report it all to be FALSE.

I do eat onions regularly and in the commercial kitchens I've worked in and at Culinary School, we didn't rush to refrigerate onions and I find them safe. Best rule of thumb is ANY ready to eat food should be refrigerated within 4 hours of being prepared. And maintained at below 41 degrees.

Regarding the eggs. Per the FDA:
Store ProperlyUse hard-cooked eggs (in the shell or peeled) within 1 week after cooking.
Use frozen eggs within 1 year. Eggs should not be frozen in their shells. To freeze whole eggs, beat yolks and whites together. Egg whites can also be frozen by themselves.
Refrigerate leftover cooked egg dishes and use within 3 to 4 days. When refrigerating a large amount of a hot eggcontaining leftover, divide it into several shallow containers so it will cool quickly.


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Just read this from Ellens post on FB: Thought it was very interesting, lots to read but it is good!! I don't like Onions, but this is what an ONION can do: emoticon

In 1919 when the flu killed 40 million people there was this Doctor that visited the many farmers to see if he could help them combat the flu...
Many of the farmers and their families had contracted it and many died.

The doctor came upon this one farmer and to his surprise, everyone was very healthy. When the doctor asked what the farmer was doing that was different the wife replied that she had placed an unpeeled onion in a dish in the rooms of the home, (probably only two rooms back then). The doctor couldn't believe it and asked if he could have one of the onions and place it under the microscope. She gave him one and when he did this, he did find the flu virus in the onion. It obviously absorbed the bacteria, therefore, keeping the family healthy.

Now, I heard this story from my hairdresser. She said that several years ago, many of her employees were coming down with the flu, and so were many of her customers. The next year she placed several bowls with onions around in her shop. To her surprise, none of her staff got sick. It must work. Try it and see what happens. We did it last year and we never got the flu.

Now there is a P. S. to this for I sent it to a friend in Oregon who regularly contributes material to me on health issues. She replied with this most interesting experience about onions:

Thanks for the reminder. I don't know about the farmer's story...but, I do know that I contacted pneumonia, and, needless to say, I was very ill... I came across an article that said to cut both ends off an onion put it into an empty jar, and place the jar next to the sick patient at night. It said the onion would be black in the morning from the germs...sure enough it happened just like that...the onion was a mess and I began to feel better.

Another thing I read in the article was that onions and garlic placed around the room saved many from the black plague years ago. They have powerful antibacterial, antiseptic properties.

This is the other note. Lots of times when we have stomach problems we don't know what to blame. Maybe it's the onions that are to blame. Onions absorb bacteria is the reason they are so good at preventing us from getting colds and flu and is the very reason we shouldn't eat an onion that has been sitting for a time after it has been cut open.

LEFT OVER ONIONS ARE POISONOUS

I had the wonderful privilege of touring Mullins Food Products, Makers of mayonnaise. Questions about food poisoning came up, and I wanted to share what I learned from a chemist.

Ed, who was our tour guide, is a food chemistry whiz. During the tour, someone asked if we really needed to worry about mayonnaise. People are always worried that mayonnaise will spoil. Ed's answer will surprise you. Ed said that all commercially-made mayo is completely safe.

"It doesn't even have to be refrigerated. No harm in refrigerating it, but it's not really necessary." He explained that the pH in mayonnaise is set at a point that bacteria could not survive in that environment. He then talked about the summer picnic, with the bowl of potato salad sitting on the table, and how everyone blames the mayonnaise when someone gets sick.

Ed says that, when food poisoning is reported, the first thing the officials look for is when the 'victim' last ate ONIONS and where those onions came from (in the potato salad?). Ed says it's not the mayonnaise (as long as it's not homemade mayo) that spoils in the outdoors. It's probably the ONIONS, and if not the onions, it's the POTATOES.

He explained onions are a huge magnet for bacteria, especially uncooked onions. You should never plan to keep a portion of a sliced onion.. He says it's not even safe if you put it in a zip-lock bag and put it in your refrigerator.

It's already contaminated enough just by being cut open and out for a bit, that it can be a danger to you (and doubly watch out for those onions you put in your hotdogs at the baseball park!). Ed says if you take the leftover onion and cook it like crazy you'll probably be okay, but if you slice that leftover onion and put on your sandwich, you're asking for trouble. Both the onions and the moist potato in a potato salad, will attract and grow bacteria faster than any commercial mayonnaise will even begin to break down.

Also, dogs should never eat onions. Their stomachs cannot metabolize onions.

Please remember it is dangerous to cut an onion and try to use it to cook the next day, it becomes highly poisonous for even a single night and creates toxic bacteria which may cause adverse stomach infections because of excess bile secretions and even food poisoning.

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I love this thread, Betsy! I don't have a question right now, but I'm sure I will sometime, and now I know where to get my answers! Thanks!

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emoticon POST Betsy............ emoticon

I was wondering about ..............How long can you keep a boiled egg (shell on) in your Refrigerator before eating emoticon

What made me think of it was because I ate one today and I think it has been in my Refrig all week!!! At least 6-7 days!! It tasted ok....so hope I don't get sick later today!!!!!!

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This thread is for EVERYONE to ask or post tips, tricks, answers and solutions to any problems that they have encountered and find interesting, helpful and/or amusing that they would like to share.


Fun fact about potatoes & potato salad. You know how people have always talked about not leaving potato salad out too long because of the mayonaise? This is fiction in today's world. Original REAL mayonaise contained/contains RAW egg yolk. Todays commercial mayonaise purchased in stores does not contain the raw egg. The real culprit in potato salad that is left out to long is ***the potatoes themselves***. Potatoes cooked (most especially in foil) that are left out too long after cooking may form botulism.

**Foods facts presented here by myself will generally be from ServSafe - ServSafe is a food and beverage safety training and certificate program administered by the National Restaurant Association. The program is accredited by ANSI and the Conference for Food Protection.


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