At just under 5 feet tall, Lisa Capano has always been, as she describes it, chunky. She’s tried numerous diet programs and stayed active. “I’ve done my part to lose weight,” says the high-energy, 52-year-old Westminster resident, “but it was just not coming off.”
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Coconut milk is customarily found in cuisines from the tropics – including Southeast Asia, the Carribean, coastal Africa and India – locations where coconut trees thrive. The thick, sweet liquid is frequently used to balance the heat in spicy curries and soups. But, it is also used to make...
Avocado is one of nature’s wondrous foods. Native to Mexico, it originated there as a wild variety sometime between 7,000 and 5,000 B.C. Today, avocado’s rich and creamy flesh is consumed throughout the world and is considered a nutritional powerhouse by many health professionals.