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Iced Gingerbread Cookies

Cookie dough 2 cups all-purpose flour1 cup white whole wheat flour1 tablespoon ground cinnamon1½ teaspoons ground ginger1 teaspoon of baking powder¾ teaspoon ground cloves¼ teaspoon salt⅓ cup canola oil or corn oil4 tablespoons unsalted butter, slightly softened⅔ cup dark brown sugar½ cup molasses (not black)1 large eggZest of 1 finely grated orange Cookie frosting 2 cups powdered confectioner's sugar, add more if needed2 tablespoons dried egg whites4 tablespoons of water1 teaspoon light corn syrup½ teaspoon vanilla or almond extractNatural red and green liquid dye Preparation - Dough: Whisk together all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, cinnamon, ginger, baking powder, cloves, and salt in a medium bowl. Beat the oil, butter, brown sugar, molasses, egg, and orange zest in a bowl with...

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Cholesterol, is it good or bad? 2nd part.

1. Cut down on fats. Reduce your consumption of foods such as cold cuts; organ meats; processed meats, including hot dogs, salami, mortadella, pepperoni; cow's milk and cream ice cream; fried foods, butter, lard and animal fats. 2. Suck up fiber.Fiber soluble: the one found inoatmeal, apples, beans, peaches, plums, bananas and broccoli, reduces the absorption of cholesterol in the intestines. Try to eat 10 or more grams a day, an amount found in a couple of oatmeal dishes or a few peaches or bananas. 3. Eat nuts. Studies show that walnuts and almonds can have a significant effect on your LDL (bad cholesterol) level. Two ounces (about a handful) daily is what is required.e. 3. Be selective. The sameOmega-3...

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Cholesterol, is it good or bad? 1st part.

As we get older, it is increasingly common to hear about cholesterol and how important it is to have it controlled so as not to suffer from heart disease, for this there are some recommendations and some supplements such as Leonflax that will help you keep it under control. First of all you have to know that cholesterol is not the fat that clogs the arteries, cholesterolit is a substance similar to fat that the blood carries through the body. Let's imagine for a moment that blood is water and cholesterol is oil, we all know that oil and water cannot mix, but in the blood, for cholesterol to be carried throughout the body, it needs a means of transport,...

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