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2 pound(s) beets, medium-size 1/4 cup(s) extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoon(s) sherry vinegar or white-wine vinegar 1/2 teaspoon(s) Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon(s) honey 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt Freshly ground pepper to taste 1 stalk(s) celery, finely chopped 1 large shallot, finely chopped Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Divide beets between 2 pieces of foil; bring...

What-the symptoms: Fatigue. Feeling like you just can’t wake up. Cravings for sugar, caffeine and pastries. Moodiness and depression. Why it happens: Lack of light and daylight hours. Lack of “bright light.” Not enough light; so not enough melatonin-lack of good sleep. Too much sugar, white flour, caffeine, and processed foods. How-to help your body...

As a reader of my newsletter, you know that I love the quick, and often bizarre, health facts. Here are a few health shockers that I had to share with you. Reading can lower your stress levels by 68%. Listening to music? 61%. I imagine that...

What: Remember that old commercial that proclaimed, “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing!” This is the season of overeating, and many of you may experience the following not so pleasant symptoms: gas, bloating, acid reflux and burping. When you overeat, stomach acid can rise up...