Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men worldwide. Research studies suggest eating cooked tomatoes may play a significant role in reducing prostate cancer risk. Cooking tomatoes increases the bioavailability of lycopene, a bright red carotenoid, which is a powerful antioxidant. So in honor of June – Men’s Health Month, Centra’s head chef, Chef Tim Schoonmaker, produced an easy recipe featuring cooked tomatoes.

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In honor of Heart Month, Centra’s head chef, Chef Tim Schoonmaker, produced a number of original recipes that highlight heart-healthy ingredients. The second recipe in his heart-healthy series is a Zoodle Salad. Zoodles are noodles made from zucchini but can refer to any julienned vegetables. This flavorful, low carb meal is easy to make. Feel…

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Chocolate muffins on a cooling rack

In honor of Heart Month, Centra’s head chef, Chef Tim Schoonmaker, produces a number of original recipes that highlight heart healthy ingredients. The first recipe in his heart healthy series is a black bean based chocolate muffin. These gluten free treats are a sweet substitute for those morning pastry cravings. Try this recipe in your…

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