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Eat These Two Foods for More Vitamin A

January 29, 2015 6:03 pm

Vitamin A is a vital nutrient that keeps our eyesight sharp and promotes healthy cell growth. Getting enough of this antioxidant is easy if you know where to look for it. Here are two surprising sources of vitamin A for you to add to your diet if it's lacking.

  1. Dark, leafy greens. The bigger the bunch, the better! Enjoy a variety of greens in a salad or choose your favorite to add to a sandwich. Pick up kale, spinach, or Swiss chard to get more than 200 percent of your daily vitamin A needs in just one cup.
  2. Dried apricots. This sweet, bright orange fruit is a delicious way to get your vitamin A. Snack on these instead of candy in between meals. Half a cup delivers 151 percent of your daily value.

Top 10 Foods Highest in Vitamin A [Healthaliciousness]
Vitamin A [National Institute of Health]
26 Vitamin A Foods [Bembu]

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Super Bowl Snack Ideas

January 27, 2015 3:01 pm

Are you looking to cook up some snacks for the day of the BIG GAME? We did some research and thought you might like some of these tasty ideas!

Most people like finger foods for the big day. This yummy little bite is easy to prepare and the flavor packs a big punch. Check out Brown Sugar Smokies! Bite size sausage links wrapped in bacon, who could ask for anything more?

Looking to spend only 10 minutes to prep a great appetizer? How about some guacamole! Cilantro makes all the difference in a great GUAC! If you want to bring in some heat consider a little cayenne pepper!

Need a little something sweet to top off that victory? Chocolate always does the trick! Click brownies to see this amazing recipe! I think HONEY is the secret ingredient!

*Recipes obtained from allrecipes.

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Your Thoughts On Super Bowl 2015!

January 22, 2015 4:49 pm

We want to know what our residents look forward to the most during Super Bowl!!

Is it:

A. The snacks, drinks and food?
B. The exciting new commercials?
C. The actual game?
D. The puppy bowl?
E. THE HALF TIME SHOW?

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