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Roz, I have been recently measured for a knee brace and am suppose to be getting one, but, I have not heard from anyone since I was measured for it and have to see my bone PA tomorrow, so I don't know what's happening yet

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Happy healthy blessed and Sparking New Year to everyone!!!

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Thanks, Roz, that does make sense but I have been thinking that it could be my sciatic nerve, because it does seem to go from my hip down, but, the popping (so to speak) is in my knee and I was told that I have arthritis in it, (by the osteopathic doctor I had 4 yrs. ago) I do have a couple of knee bands, (maybe not the right ones) and have used them, but, I can't wear them all day, because then my leg will get inflamed and hurt all the more maybe you can suggest a knee band that might work better? I have also been trying to do the home exercises that I was given to do here at home, four yrs. ago and I do appreciate your help and suggestions a lot thank you so much

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Rosie-- --It sounds as though you have a stretched ligament in your knee joint which causes your knee cap to shift sometimes unexpectedly, Maybe wearing a knee band and getting appropriate knee exercise should help. Mention it to your doctor and see what happens.

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My knee/leg is a tad crooked, and there's something in my knee that pops in and back, and that is basically where I get pain and tea, I don't think will help that, but, idk

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I have ginger tea almost every day at breakfast.

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For the lady with knee pain.

Try fresh Ginger in your tea... a piece about the size of a quarter... should do, I use several types of tea. Green Tea, Peppermint Tea... Ginger Mint tea... I also sometimes add.. a tsp. of unpasteurised honey ... and some cinnamon or pumpkin pie spice.
Another thing I use is a Tbsp. of Coconut oil in my Coffee or Tea. Organic , Virgin Coconut Oil.Cold pressed is recommended.

I also add a Tbsp. of milled brown flaxseed to my food daily.. usually to mixed frozen fruit.

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Eggs are exceptionally high-quality protein. In fact, the only source of protein higher in quality than eggs is a mother’s breast milk. Amino acids are the building blocks for proteins in our body, and eggs contain all nine of the essential amino acids—the ones our bodies cannot produce.


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I love steel ground oatmeal. I have it every day with raisins and cinnamon in it. I add milled flaxseed, fruit or berries and milk. The cinnamon and raisins are sweet enough. No sugar needed.

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I do eat oatmeal. I haven’t trued Flaxseed ,I must google it to see what and where it is. I am fighting cancer so am trying to eat as healthily as I can.
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So far my knee pain has Not Magically disappeared I wonder why? Is the Bridges and exercise? and if so how is it done, I really want to get rid of this knee pain as much as possible, also need balance help, thanks And I need to get back to eating Oatmeal More Often

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Youre Knee Pain Will Magically Disappear.

One of the primary reasons for knee pain is a lack of control of the upper leg bone, the femur. This lack of femural control can include the femur sliding forward, internally rotating, or collapsing towards the midline of the body (valgus movement).All of these movements, if allowed to occur chronically are associated with knee pain. The glutes play a major role in controlling the femur at the hip joint which will have an effect on how the other bones of the knee joint join together and move.

Bridges, especially of the single leg variety, can help train the femur to stay in line with the knee and toes, avoiding potentially damaging knee movements.

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Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.

In all your ways acknowledge HIM and HE shall direct your paths.

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The skin acts as our body’s thermostat, helping it cool down on hot days and prevent heat loss on cold ones.

Dead skin cells can remain on the skin, so it is important to remove them with an exfoliator.

A do-it-yourself foot spa:
1 cup Listerine
1 cup Vinegar
1 cup warm water.

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Adding flaxseed to the foods you eat regularly can improve your heart health and digestive system. It also can help control your weight and fight cancer.


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In all your ways acknowledge HIM and HE shall direct your paths.

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I just read an article which stated that one should have oatmeal everyday for breakfast for healthy smooth skin and a slimmer waistline.

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emoticon for oatmeal being good for you. I eat it 4 to 5 times a week. emoticon

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BONNIE TAUB-DIX, MA, RDN, CDNNutrition IntuitionHow to eat with instinct and insight


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5 Reasons You Should Eat Oatmeal Every Day
By Bonnie Taub-Dix, MA, RDN, CDN
Published Oct 28, 2014

Oatmeal

Have you ever had what I call a “Ratatouille moment?” You may have had one without realizing it, so let me explain what this is:

In the tender movie Ratatouille, a food critic sits down at a restaurant table and tastes a dish of ratatouille, a combination of eggplant, zucchini, tomatoes, bell peppers, and a blend of seasonings and spices. As soon as his fork hits his lips, he’s immediately transposed to his childhood. He traveled back to sitting at his mother’s table, filling himself with this comforting dish laced with bursting flavors and, of course, love.

For me, oatmeal brings a Ratatouille moment. When I was a young child, my dad worked a very early shift. He used to wake me up in the wee hours of the morning and welcome me to the table with a steamy bowl of oatmeal. I never knew or cared about what time it was, I only knew that it was dark outside and that I was going to be surrounded by a dish of warmth. To this day, when I’m stressed or I’m just in the mood for a hug from my plate, I know I can count on the comfort of this guilt-free food that somehow feels indulgent.

Breakfast With Benefits
Since October 29 is National Oatmeal Day, it’s a good time to point out that if you’re not eating oatmeal, here’s why you oat-to:

Oats contain both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fibers form a viscous gel that helps to lower cholesterol and stabilize blood glucose levels. The insoluble fiber in oats helps provide a “moving” experience by curtailing constipation and improving intestinal health. What a delicious way to make your heart and colon smile.
Oats make an easy, balanced breakfast. One cup of cooked oatmeal contains about 150 calories, four grams of fiber (about half soluble and half insoluble), and six grams of protein. To boost protein further, my favorite way to eat oatmeal is with a swirl of almond butter nestled within. This powerful combo will keep you away from that mid-morning visit to the vending machine.
Oats provide important minerals. Nutrient-rich oatmeal contains thiamin, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, manganese, selenium, and iron.
Oats are naturally gluten-free, but check with manufacturers to ensure that their products are not made using the same equipment as other potentially contaminating grains. (Always purchase gluten-free products from reputable companies and read food labels carefully.)
Oats could help you control your weight by keeping you feeling fuller longer. Sadly, carbs are often shunned and feared by those looking to drop a few pounds, yet choosing whole grains could squash hunger and simultaneously provide that pleasant “ahhhh” feeling carb-lovers crave. But, as with any other food, be mindful of portion sizes.
Foods that bring back comforting memories are precious and should be savored slowly. But proceed with caution when it comes to what I call “Ratatouille impersonators.” Those are foods that remind you of a past experience, but taste nothing like the original dish. For example, let’s say you noticed an apple strudel in a box on the supermarket shelf and it made you remember the way your grandmother baked this recipe. If you purchased it, tasted it, and it didn’t taste like grandma’s … then hopefully, you ditched it! These impostors usually come with a side of angst, leading to discomfort instead of comfort.

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My son bought me a small crock pot and yesterday, I made a pork roast for some pulled pork sandwiches. I bought a Hormel pork roast (1 1/2 #) , put onions on the bottom of the pot, added the roast, added more onions and a small can of ginger ale and cooked for a little over 8 hours. It turned out great. No peeking while it cooked.

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This recipe is from allrecipes.com. I've made it several times and get a lot of requests for the recipe. You can find a huge amount of great, tried and true recipes at this website.

Don't mix in the dressing until a few minutes before serving - it get's wilted and soggy and left overs are not as good. You can probably use less sugar and oil to lower the calories, fat and sugar, if that's a concern

Strawberry Spinach Salad I
Submitted by: TOZENUF
Rated: 5 out of 5 by 1018 members Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 1 Hour 10 Minutes
Yields: 4 servings

"The dressing in this spinach and strawberry salad is fabulous. It begins with vinegar and olive oil and goes on from there with sugar, bits of onion, Worcestershire, sesame seeds, paprika, and poppy seeds. It 's chilled before serving so all of the flavors mingle nicely."

INGREDIENTS:
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup olive oil
1/4 cup distilled white vinegar
1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon minced onion
10 ounces fresh spinach - rinsed, dried and
torn into bite-size pieces
1 quart strawberries - cleaned, hulled and
sliced
1/4 cup almonds, blanched and slivered

DIRECTIONS:
1. In a medium bowl, whisk together the sesame seeds, poppy seeds, sugar, olive oil, vinegar, paprika, Worcestershire sauce and onion. Cover, and chill for one hour.
2. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, strawberries and almonds. Pour dressing over salad, and toss. Refrigerate 10 to 15 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Info (per serving)
Calories 487 (62% from fat) | Protein 5.9g | Fat 35.3g (sat 4.4g) | Carbohydrate 41.8g | Fiber 7g | Cholesterol 0mg | Iron 4mg | Sodium 63mg | Calcium 188mg

Printed from Allrecipes.com 6/17/2008




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Must-Have Chocolate Chip Cookies
Ingredients
1 cup(s) raisins
1/2 cup(s) boiling water
1/2 cup(s) peanut butter
1/4 cup(s) butter
1/2 cup(s) sugar
1/2 cup(s) refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed
1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup(s) flour, all-purpose
1 1/4 cup(s) oats, rolled
1 cup(s) chocolate, semisweet pieces
Nutritional Info (per serving):
Calories: 87, Saturated Fat: 2g, Sodium: 47mg, Dietary Fiber: 1g, Total Fat: 4g, Carbs: 12g, Cholesterol: 3mg, Protein: 2g
Exchanges: Other Carb: 1 , Fat: 0.5 , carb choices:

Preparation
1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a small bowl, combine raisins and boiling water; set aside.

2. In a large mixing bowl, combine peanut butter and butter; beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds. Add sugar or sugar substitute, egg product, cinnamon, vanilla, and baking soda. Beat until combined. Add the flour; beat until smooth. Stir in the oats.

3. Drain the raisins; stir raisins and chocolate pieces into oat mixture.

4. Drop dough by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake about 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Transfer to wire racks; let cool.

(this came from one of the on line diabetic recipe places)


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Spinach Frittata

ingredients:
6 egg whites
1 egg yolk
1/4 cup low-fat milk
1 small garlic clove
2 green onions,including half of greens, finely sliced
1 tbsp. olive oil
1/2 large white onion, cut into bite-size cubes
1/2 10oz. pkg. baby spinach leaves
1/4 cup grated or shredded parmesan or romano cheese

Instructions:
1. set oven to broil. beat egg whites vigorouslyuntil very frothy. Whip in egg yolk and milk. Add garlic and green onions. Set aside.

2. preheat olive oil in an ovenprof nonstick skillet. Add white onion and saute on medium heat until soft. Add spinach. When spinach has wilted, pour egg mixture over top, stirring and shaking just enough to make sure eggs reach bottom of pan. Lower heat. Sprinkle cheese over top.

3. Cook slowly on low heat until frittata is firm at the edges and the center is beginning to set. Place under broiler until lightly browned on top. You can serve the frittata either in the pan or on a platter. It will drop in height as it cools. Add mushrooms or red pepper as desired.

Nutrients per serving:
Calories: 172, total fat: 9 g, sat. fat: 3g, carbs: 8g, fiber 3g, sugars 3g, protein:16g,sodium338mg, cholestrol: 78mg


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I don't have the nutritional value of this one, but it is low glycemic, and high fiber.

Lentil Soup (Pressure Cooker)

1 large onion
1 large carrot
2 celery ribs
2 tbps. butter or marg or olive oil
1/2 cup lentils (your choice/type)
3 cups water
1 beef boullion cube
1 bay leaf
1 tbsp paprika
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (can omit)
salt to taste

Cut, onion, carrot, celery in pieces to suit your taste, I like mine's small. Melt butter in pressure cooker and add veggies stirring unti golden brown (you don't have to do this as they become tender under pressure) add other ingredients.
Close lid securely. Bring to pressure and cook for 10 -13 minutes. When cooker releases pressure remove bay leaf. You can puree the soup in a blender, but I like it as is.

Serves 4

You can of course do this on the stove top, it may take 30-45 minutes simmering.

I am going to make a pot today. It keeps my bg even and is a great source of iron too. It handy in the fridge for lunch, or a quick healthy snack, when I have a craving. I got the recipe form a Spark Friend and I love it because I can control the sodium by using low-sodium boullion or broth.

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Edited by: JEANNIE27 at: 5/4/2008 (17:21)
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