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*I'M SUE O'NEIL WITH ANOTHER STAR SMART TIP...
HERE’S A FOOD THAT CAN ACTUALLY HELP YOU SLEEP!  CHERRIES-THEY ARE NOT JUST FOR PIE FILLING.  
CHERRIES CONTAIN MELATONIN, A COMPOUND THAT PLAYS A PART IN HEALTHY SLEEP.  MELATONIN HELPS 
REGULATE SLEEP/WAKE CYCLES.  ESPECIALLY FOR PEOPLE LIKE NIGHT SHIFT WORKERS.  KEEP CHERRIE 
FRESH LONGER BY STORING THEM IN THE REFRIGERATOR AND WAIT TO WASH THEM TO JUST BEFORE YOU 
ARE PLANNING ON EATING THEM.  WANNA KNOW SOME OTHER GREAT SOURCES OF MELATONIN?  HOW
ABOUT OATS, SWEET CORN AND RICE.  HERE’S A RECIPE TO TRY; A CHERRY RELISH TO GO WITH A TURKEY
SANDWICH.  JUST SAUTÉ FRESH GINGER, GARLIC, AND ONION IN A SMALL AMOUNT OF VEGETABLE OIL.  
CHOP SOME CHERRIES AND ADD THEM TO THE PAN.  YOU CAN SERVE IT HOT OR COLD.  WHO KNEW SOMETHING
YOU LOVE SO MUCH COULD BE SO GOOD FOR YOU!  FIND THESE TIPS ON MY BLOG AT MYSTAR1025.COM
 
 
*I'M SUE O'NEIL WITH ANOTHER STAR SMART TIP...
IF YOU'RE HAVING TROUBLE FALLING ASLEEP-HERE’S A FOOD THAT CAN HELP.  TUCK IN WITH TURKEY.
THIS DELI COUNTER STAPLE CONTAINS AN AMINO ACID CALLED TRYPTOPHAN.  TRYPTOPHAN HELPS 
THE BODY PRODUCE THE MOOD-BOOSTING BRAIN CHEMICAL SEROTONIN, WHICH HAS BEEN SHOWN TO
HELP YOU RELAX AND SLEEP.  IT TAKES ABOUT AN HOUR FOR TRYPTOPHAN TO ACT ON YOUR BRAIN SO
PLAN ACCORDINGLY.  (AND YOU WONDER WHY EVERYONE FALLS ASLEEP AFTER THANKSGIVING DINNER)
OTHER SOURCES OF TRYPTOPHAN ARE CHICKEN, TUNA, SOY FOODS AND WHOLE GRAIN BREAD.  OR
DOUBLE YOU’RE DOSE OF TRYPTOPHAN BY MAKING A TURKEY SANDWICH ON WHOLE GRAIN BREAD!
A WARM CUP OF TEA BEFORE BED HELPS TOO.  MAKE SURE IT’S DECAFFEINATED LIKE CHAMOMILE
OR MINT.  HONEY AND LEMON CAN BE ADDED FOR A MORE COMPLEX FLAVOR.  FIND THESE TIPS ON MY BLOG AT MYSTAR1025.COM
 
 
 
 
*I'M SUE O'NEIL WITH ANOTHER STAR SMART TIP...
IT HAPPENS TO ALL OF US AT SOME POINT-YOU CAN'T FALL ASLEEP.  WELL THERE ARE ACTUALLY
FOODS THAT CAN HELP.  TRY CALCIUM FORTIFIED SOY MILK.  IT BOOSTS TWO SLEEP BOOSTING
NUTRIENTS:  TRYPTOPHAN, WHICH INCREASES THE SNOOZE-INDUCING 'SEROTONIN' IN THE BRAIN
AND CALCIUM, WHICH HELPS YOUR BODY USE THE TRYPTOPHAN TO MANUFACTURE MELATONIN-ANOTHER
NATURAL SLEEP AID.  WARM IT UP-SOME FIND A WARM DRINK IS BETTER THAN COLD.  BY THE WAY
OTHER SOURCES OF CALCIUM ARE MILK, CHEESE AND YOGURT.  SO FOR TROUBLE FALLING ASLEEP
THERE’S A COUPLE NON DAILY OPTIONS TO MAKE IT JUST A BIT EASIER.  OH AND FOR RESTLESS
LEG SYNDROME SUFFERERS ASK YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT IRON, B-12 AND BEEF TO HELP WITH YOUR
SYMPTOMS AND A BETTER NIGHTS SLEEP. FIND THESE TIPS ON MY BLOG AT MYSTAR1025.COM
 
 
*I'M SUE O'NEIL WITH ANOTHER STAR SMART TIP...
A LOT OF PEOPLE HAVE TROUBLE FALLING ASLEEP-AND HERE’S A TIP TO HELP YOU.  CEREAL
YES CEREAL MADE WITH WHOLE GRAINS SUCH AS WHEAT OR OATS HELP WITH SLEEP IN TWO WAYS.
FIRST, WHOLE GRAIN CEREALS INCREASE INSULIN IN THE BLOOD, WHICH MAY HELP MORE TRYPTOPHAN 
GET TO THE BRAIN.  CASHEWS CAN HELP TOO!  THEY ARE A RICH SOURCE OF MAGNESIUM.  PEOPLE
WHOSE DIETS ARE LOW IN MAGNESIUM HAVE MORE TROUBLE FALLING AND STAYING ASLEEP THAN
THOSE WHO GET ENOUGH MAGNESIUM.  OTHER SOURCES OF MAGNESIUM ARE WHOLE GRAINS, MILK
GREEN LEAFY VEGETABLES AND OTHER NUTS.  FEEL FREE TO COMBINE AND START SLEEPING BETTER
TODAY. FIND THESE TIPS ON MY BLOG AT MYSTAR1025.COM
 
 
*I'M SUE O'NEIL WITH ANOTHER STAR SMART TIP...
SOME FACTS ABOUT OVARIAN CANCER YOU SHOULD KNOW.  THE PREVALENCE OF OVARIAN CANCER
INCREASES AS WOMEN AGE.  OTHER INDICATORS OF INCREASED RISK INCLUDE WOMEN WHO HAVE NEVER 
GIVEN BIRTH, HAVE UNEXPLAINED INFERTILITY OR ARE OLDER THAN 30 BEFORE HAVING THEIR FIRST
CHILD.  IN ADDITION, WOMEN WHO HAVE SOLELY USED ESTROGEN DURING HORMONE REPLACEMENT
THERAPIES ARE AT GREATER RISK.  ACCORDING TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, NO TESTS ARE
AVAILABLE TO DIAGNOSE OVARIAN CANCER EARLY, BUT THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS SHOULD PROMPT AN 
IMMEDIATE CHECK UP.  1.  ONGOING ABDOMINAL OR BELLY SWELLING.  2.  DIGESTIVE PROBLEMS LIKE
GAS, LOSS OF APPETITE AND BLOATING.  3.  ABDOMINAL PAIN.  4.  OR IF YOU NEED TO GO TO THE BATHROOM 
AND PELVIC, BACK, OR LEG PAIN.  FIND THESE TIPS ON MY BLOG AT MYSTAR1025.COM
 
 
 
*I'M SUE O'NEIL WITH ANOTHER STAR SMART TIP...
CHOCOLATE LOVERS TAKE HEART-COCOA IS GOOD FOR YOU!  IT HAS MANY HEALTH BENEFITS DUE TO ITS
HIGH CONCENTRATION OF ANTIOXIDANTS CALLED FLAVONOIDS.  STUDIES SHOW THAT COCOAS
FLAVONOIDS CAN BOOST TOTAL ANTIOXIDANT CAPACITY, LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE, LOWER INFLAMMATION
IN ARTERIES, KEEP YOUR BRAIN SHARP AND BOOST ENDORPHINS.  ANOTHER THING TO KEEP IN MIND IS THE HIGHER
THE PERCENTAGE OF COCOA, THE MORE FLAVONOIDS.  LOOK FOR CHOCOLATE BARS WITH 70% COCOA OR HIGHER.
EXPERTS ARE CALLING IT THE NEW GUILT FREE SUPER FOOD.  THERE IS ALSO SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE THAT
LINKS DAILY CONSUMPTION OF DEEP DARK CHOCOLATE WITH PHENOMENAL HEALTH BENEFITS, ESPECIALLY
ON YOUR HEART AND BLOOD VESSELS.  FIND THESE TIPS ON MY BLOG AT MYSTAR1025.COM
 
 
 
*I'M SUE O'NEIL WITH ANOTHER STAR SMART TIP...
TIME TO BUST THOSE FOOD MYTHS WE HEAR SO MUCH ABOUT.  HERE’S THE BREAKDOWN...TWO PERCENT
MILK IS MUCH LOWER IN FAT THAN WHOLE-THAT’S IN THE LABELING.  WHILE 2% SOUNDS LIKE IT WOULD
BE MUCH LOWER IN FAT THAT WHOLE MILK, IN REALITY WHOLE MILK CONTAINS ROUGHLY 3% FAT, NOT MUCH
OF A DIFFERENCE.  YOUR BEST BET IS NON FAT MILK.  HOW ABOUT THE MYTH THAT BROWN EGGS ARE 
HEALTHIER THAN WHITE EGGS-NOT TRUE.  THE COLOR ON THE OUTSIDE OF THE EGG HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH THE
NUTRITION ON THE INSIDE.  THEY JUST COST MORE.  IF YOU'RE LOOKING TO BOOST THE NUTRIENT
CONTENT OF YOUR EGGS, BUY THOSE WHOSE PACKAGES SAY THEY ARE RICH IN OMEGA 3 FATS.  THE HENS FEED
IS RICH IN THESE ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS-SO IN THAT CASE YOU ARE GETTING WHAT YOU PAY FOR.? FIND 
THESE TIPS ON MY BLOG AT MYSTAR1025.COM
 
 
*I'M SUE O'NEIL WITH ANOTHER STAR SMART TIP...
LET’S BREAK DOWN SOME COMMON FOOD MYTHS.  LIKE LOW FAT OR SUGAR FREE COOKIES ARE THE 
SMARTER DESSERT OPTION?  TRUTH IS IF YOU ARE GOING TO EAT A COOKIE OR TREAT, GO FOR A SMALL
AMOUNT OF THE REAL THING.  SUGAR AND FAT SATISFY THE PALETTE-SO A LITTLE GOES A LONG WAY.  HERE’S 
ANOTHER MYTH-THAT SWAPPING SODA FOR JUICE SAVES ON SUGAR.  A CAN OF COLA HAS THE SAME AMOUNT
OF SUGAR AS A CUP OF UNSWEETENED APPLE OR ORANGE JUICES.  WHILE 100% FRUIT JUICE CONTAINS MANY GOOD 
FOR YOU NUTRIENTS LIKE VITAMINS, MINERALS AND ANTIOXIDANTS.  DRINKING TOO MUCH JUICE CAN EXPAND
YOUR WAISTLINE AS THE CALORIES ADD UP QUICKLY.  TRY NOT TO DRINK MORE THAN 8 OUNCES OF 100%
FRUIT JUICE A DAY.  FIND THESE TIPS ON MY BLOG AT MYSTAR1025.COM
 
 
*I'M SUE O'NEIL WITH ANOTHER STAR SMART TIP...
THERE IS A MYTH THAT MARGARINE IS BETTER THAN BUTTER.  IT ALL DEPENDS ON THE TYPE OF MARGARINE 
YOU BUY; YOU MAY BE SPREADING YOUR TOAST WITH SOMETHING MORE HARMFUL THAN BUTTER.  MARGARINES 
THAT CONTAIN TRANS FATS (CALLED HYDROGENATED OILS) NOT ONLY RAISE YOUR BAD CHOLESTEROL (THE 
LDL'S) BUT ALSO LOWERS YOUR GOOD CHOLESTEROL (THE HDL'S.)  BACON IS ALL THE RAGE NOW SO WHICH
IS BETTER, REGULAR BACON OR TURKEY BACON-YES TURKEY BACON HAS LESS FAT AND SODIUM THAN THE REGULAR 
STUFF-YES TURKEY IS A LEANER MEAT THAN PORK-YOU HAVE TO BE CAREFUL OF WHAT IS ADDED TO THE TURKEY
BACON TO MAKE IT TASTE LIKE BACON.  IN SOME CASES THE SALT AND FAT AND CALORIES ARE THE SAME, SO SHOP
AROUND FOR BRANDS THAT ARE HEALTHIER.  FIND THESE TIPS ON MY BLOG AT MYSTAR1025.COM
 
 
*I'M SUE O'NEIL WITH ANOTHER STAR SMART TIP...
FRESH PRODUCE ISN'T ALWAYS A BETTER CHOICE OVER FROZEN FRUITS AND VEGETABLES, ESPECIALLY WHEN
THEY ARE OUT OF SEASON.  WHEN YOU BUY OUT OF SEASON, YOU PAY MORE FOR PRODUCE THAT HAS BEEN 
STORED OR TRANSPORTED LONG DISTANCES, WHICH USUALLY TRANSLATES TO NUTRIENT LOSS.  FROZEN FRUITS
AND VEGETABLES ARE ACTUALLY A REALLY HEALTHY CHOICE BECAUSE THEY ARE FROZEN AT PEAK RIPENESS.
LOOK FOR BRANDS WITHOUT ADDITIVES LIKE SUGAR AND STEER CLEAR OF VEGETABLES MIXED WITH SAUCES
(THINGS LIKE BUTTER OR CHEESE) IF YOU’RE ONLY OPTION IS TO BUY CANNED, PICK THE LOW SODIUM
VERSIONS FOR VEGGIES, AND FRUIT PACKED IN NATURAL JUICES, YOU CAN ALSO RINSE ALL CANNED VEGETABLES
UNDER COLD WATER TO LOWER THE SODIUM CONTENT BEFORE HEATING. FIND THESE TIPS ON MY BLOG AT MYSTAR1025.COM
 
 
 
 


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