Articles in Environment, Food and Kids

Make Healthy Eating Fun from Lunchtime to Lifetime

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Picture this as your child’s midday meal: a lunchbox filled with colorful tomatoes and peppers, strawberries and a pinwheel whole grain sandwich packed with spinach, lean turkey and low-fat cream cheese.... Read full article

Health Benefits of Pineapple

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Pineapple is a delicious tropical super fruit that blends perfectly into smoothies, adds a tangy sweetness to fruit salads and is a perfect snack by itself. Not only is the pineapple delicious, it is packed with many nutrients that boost immunity, re... Read full article

How To Raise Independent Children

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Children crave independence. Building independence can begin as early as two years old. ... Read full article

Ginger

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Staying healthy requires some routine and consistency. Developing a habit of bringing ginger into your life is a helpful consideration for preventing and treating illness. ... Read full article

Eat Fresh Blueberries

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Though tiny, blueberries pack a powerful punch when it comes to your health. This sweet and nutritious summer super food has the highest levels of antioxidants of any other fruit, and it provides multiple benefits to both the brain and the body. ... Read full article



5 Ways to go Green at Home

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The average American generates nearly five pounds of garbage per day. That’s almost a ton of garbage per person per year. These numbers are twice what they were 50 years ago. And 75 percent of that waste is eligible for recycling, but only 30 percent... Read full article

Did you digest and absorb your lunch today?

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Did you digest and absorb your lunch today? Thank all of your enzymes! Enzymes are needed for any chemical reaction occuring in your body. They are responsible for breaking down molecules to aid in digestion, detoxification and DNA replication. Our p... Read full article

Goji Berries

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Goji berries have high levels of antioxidants and the highest amount of beta-carotene of all edible plants which supports eye, bone and skin health, and cell development which could have anti-aging benefits.... Read full article

Broccoli Rabe

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You’ve seen it at the farmers market: the vegetable that looks like broccoli and kale had a lovechild. Broccoli rabe, also known as rapini, contains all the benefits of both in its leafy bouquet. This nutritionally dense vegetable is a secret super... Read full article

The Super Power of Almonds

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Have you ever looked at an almond and wondered how nature packed so much potential into such a tiny food? Almonds are powerful seeds that contain vitamins, minerals, healthy fatty acids and antioxidants. They’re a great source of polyphenols, magnesi... Read full article