March on In for a Screening!

  • 26 February 2015
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March yourself into the doctor’s office this month and get a colon cancer screening. Colon cancer is lethal if it is not caught early, and it is important to get checked out…in fact it may save your life one day!

Here is a list of places across the First Coast that offer colon cancer screening. Don’t wait to make your important…join the March to Get Screened!

Macroons Too Good to be True Recipe

  • 26 February 2015
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These cookies are not just delicious…but also nutritious. Give them a try and share a picture with us on Facebook! We would love to know what you think of them.

Dark Chocolate Macaroons

- 2 1/2 cups of Raw Unsweetened Shredded Coconut
- 1 1/2 cups of Cacao Powder
- 1/2-3/4 cup of Maple or Agave Syrup
- 1/3 cup of melted Coconut Oil
- 1 tsp of Vanilla
- 1/8 tsp of Sea Salt

A Q&A with Michael Mayo, Hospital President of Baptist Medical Center – Jacksonville

  • 6 February 2015
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Michael Mayo has been an integral part of the Heart Ride for the First Coast Chapter of the American Heart Association, and a leader in Men Go Red. We asked him to share with us some information about Men Go Red and the evolution of the Heart Ride, and what it means to our community .

1. What is the mission behind Men Go Red?
The mission behind Men Go Red is to support and advocate for the cardiovascular health of the women in our lives.

Wine & Chocolate

  • 4 February 2015
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Chocolate is a full flavor experience, and so choosing a bold wine is your best bet. Here are a couple combos that are sure to make your taste buds happy.

Dark Chocolate: A dark chocolate that is high in cocoa, but low in sugar is best paired with a Cabernet Sauvignon or a Shiraz. High tannin red wines compliment the complex flavor profile of a bitter dark chocolate. If you are sampling a sweeter dark chocolate, a Ruby Port is the way to go.