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How can your Diet Boost your Immunity …let’s find out!

March 2nd, 2021|Blog|

How can your Diet Boost your Immunity …let’s find out! While no food offers a guaranteed cure or protection from disease, certain foods may give your immune system a boost to work effectively and efficiently against colds, the flu and other infections. Immunity-boosting foods give your body a fighting chance against illness. Incorporating a variety of nutrient-rich foods helps your immune system function effectively. Sugar, caffeine and alcohol may weaken the immune system.  Try incorporating more of these foods in your diet: Citrus fruits. These refreshing foods – such as oranges, grapefruits, lemons and limes – are an excellent source of vitamin C, which increases your body’s production of infection-fighting white blood cells. Your body can’t produce or store vitamin C, so it’s important to eat foods daily that provide this nutrient. The recommended daily amount (RDA) for women is 75 mg; for men, it’s 90 mg. This translates to approximately a ½ cup of orange juice. Red bell peppers. This crunchy veggie is rich in vitamin C, with nearly 3 times the amount you’ll find in a small-sized orange. it’s also packed with beta-carotene, which [...]

From Our Kitchen …Caramelized Pear & Rum Torte…a specialty of Our Executive Chef, Merv Henry

December 13th, 2020|Blog|

From Our Kitchen ……Caramelized Pear & Rum Torte…a specialty of Our Director of Culinary Services/Executive Chef, Merv Henry. A light sponge layer infused with Coffee & Rum… a novel twist on an Italian Classic …. Tiramisu.  ½ Cup Superfine Sugar 4 Large Peeled Pears, Cored & Cut ¼ Inch Slices 2 [...]

Hanukkah Traditions ….around the world

December 10th, 2020|Blog|

Hanukkah, the eight-day Jewish festival of lights that begins this year on the evening of Thursday, Dec. 10, commemorates the rededication of the temple in Jerusalem that had been defiled after the Maccabean Revolt, a biblical story that celebrates the miracle of triumph against overwhelming odds. One part of the miracle, [...]

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day…Above and Beyond the Call

December 7th, 2020|Blog|

Each year on Dec. 7, Pearl Harbor Survivors, veterans, and visitors from all over the world come together to honor and remember the 2,403 service members and civilians who were killed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. A further 1,178 people were injured in the attack, [...]

Prevent Flu This Fall and Winter – National Influenza Vaccination Awareness Week….

December 6th, 2020|Blog|

Getting a flu vaccine is more important than ever during 2020-2021 to protect yourself, your family and your community from flu. A flu vaccine this season can also help reduce the burden on our healthcare systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and save medical resources for care of COVID-19 patients. If [...]

One simple, cost effect way to fight back Covid-19 …something we all can do!

December 1st, 2020|Blog|

As we approach this holiday season…it is no coincidence that we also kick-off National Handwashing Awareness Week.  Here are some useful tips from National Center for Disease Control. According to CDC… Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick. Learn when and how [...]

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