Recipe of the Month

Flax Seed Smoothie A basic smoothie that incorporates omega 3-rich flax seed. A good source of fiber and a quick and low-calorie grab in the morning. Ingredients ½ frozen banana, peeled and cut into chunks1 cup frozen strawberries2 tablespoons ground flax seed1 cup...

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Is it true that fish oil or an omega-3 supplement can help people with dry eyes? Research suggests that taking an omega-3 fatty acid supplement can reduce symptoms of dry eyes. Omega-3 supplements are safe for most healthy adults and generally have few side effects...

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People with Sjögren’s may be more susceptible to a rash, especially after spending time in the sun. Skin problems that occur with the condition may present as: xerosis, or dry, rough skinsmall “blood spots” or purpura on the lower legs...

Recipe of the Month

Savoury Chickpea Salad – Chaat Ingredients: 1 – 19 fl oz can chickpeas, low sodium, washed and rinsed1 medium potato, peeled, cooked, diced1 large tomato, diced1 small onion, diced½ cup cilantro, fresh, chopped1/3 cup mint, fresh, chopped1/3 cup tamarind or plum...

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Parotid Gland Massage If a sharp and stabbing pain occurs in one of your salivary glands right before or while eating, or drinking, the cause might be an obstruction (a stone or mucous plug). In rare cases, associated gland swelling can accompany the discomfort....
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