Articles in Environment, Food and Outdoors

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

Green Tea

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Wondering what makes green tea a super food? Green tea is a super food because of its high levels of antioxidants. Catechins are polyphenols (a type of antioxidant) present in green tea that are responsible for its antimicrobial and anti-inflammator... Read full article

Purging!

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From the first time I bought my first born a toy, a dinging sound went off in my brain and my mind shouted, “This is fun! This will never get old!” Well, yes it will get old because it will pile up. It’s much easier to clean a small amount of toys th... 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

Top Dog-friendly Cities to Visit in America

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Looking to hit the road with your favorite furry pal this season? When it comes to vacationing with your dog, it’s important to keep key destination factors in mind like number and location of dog parks; city walkability; access to greenways; and pre... Read full article



A Pecan a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

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April is National Pecan Month, and it’s a great time to learn more about this powerhouse of nutrition. The word pecan is derived from an Algonquin word meaning “nut requiring a stone to crack.” Native tribes in the U.S. and Mexico relied on the nut f... Read full article

Vegetables that take the place of starches

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Veggies like zucchini and cauliflower are making their way into our diet as replacements for starchy foods like pasta and potatoes. As keto and other low-carb lifestyles are becoming popular, many people are learning that they don't miss the alternat... 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

Hawaiian Poke Bowls

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Poke means “to slice or cut” in Hawaiian and refers to chunks of raw, marinated fish—usually tuna—which is then tossed over rice and topped with vegetables and umami-packed sauces.... Read full article

Give the Gift of a Wellness Retreat this Holiday under $100

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We all know that taking a vacation is good for us. But for whatever reason, Americans tend to take less vacations then the rest of the modern working world.  In a survey of 1,200 full-time employed Americans, Kimble Applications found that 47 percent... Read full article