Trans-fats: Removed from Safe List

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that they were removing trans-fats from the generally recognized as safe list. What does this mean to consumers?  Basically, it means that United States food manufacturers will have no choice but to remove all trans-fat from manufactured food products, and restaurants won’t be able to cook with […]

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Winter Workout Series: Superset 1

This is the first group of exercises in our Winter Workout series.  This group can be done separate but if added to all of the exercises to follow over the coming weeks will make a calorie-busting workout.  This group consists of a Step Up to High Knee and an Elevated Push Up.  Start with 2 […]

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Healthy Recipe: Fresh Green Bean Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen Prep Time: 20 min  Cook Time: 40 min Serves: 6 servings Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray, for greasing 5 cups sliced green beans 4 1/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 1 cup grated Parmesan 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 1/2 cups diced onions 2 cups […]

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Healing Thoughts: December 2013

Through Agnesian HealthCare’s Bereavement Services, support is available during this grieving process to individuals and their families following the death of a loved one.  All services are offered at no charge and are available to any individual or group who has experienced the death of a family member or friend. Check out this month’s Healing […]

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Words Matter: To You and to Others

There are some words that people say in my office that make my ears perk up. They perk up because they are powerful when said to ourselves as well as to others. Let me give you a few examples. You Starting a sentence with “You”, especially when talking to someone else in an angry tone, […]

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Life lesson no. 2: when we miss them so much it hurts

When we miss them so much it hurts to breathe…every minute of every day. They are in our every thought. We would do anything to feel their touch, the warmth of their embrace. We dream, we long for them. We’d love to wake up in the morning, and find it was all a huge mistake […]

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Video Blog: Heaven, Hell & Purgatory

When people die, what happens next? Many of us have heard that good people go to heaven and bad people go to hell. Is that it? What is purgatory, anyway? Bishop Don shares some great info with us about life’s next chapter. Based upon the Catechism of the Catholic Church (1020).  

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