Browsing: Food & Nutrition

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Stay Away From Non-Stick: Use These 3 Pots Instead

How much thought do you put into your cookware? My guess is very little. Life is expensive enough without worrying about the kinds of pots and pans you fill your kitchen with, and if you’re anything like me, you’re happy to buy whatever you see on the sale rack.

Yet, what you see on that […]

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How to eat for Sustained Energy

In today’s fast paced world people are always on the lookout for new ways to get the energy they need to propel themselves through the day. Energy boosting goods and services seem to be everywhere, from caffeine loaded drinks, to yoga classes promoting improvements in energy levels. When it comes to increasing energy, it seems […]

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Topsoil: A Catalyst for Better Health and Nutrition

Where do we stand without soil? Everything begins and ends with the soil.

‘Topsoil’ is the upper couple inches of soil that covers large areas of the arable parts of the surface of our Earth. It is formed by the slow but steady decomposition of organic material by a host of microscopic organisms.

Unfortunately, close […]

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How to Stay Healthy Through Flu Season

From kids going back to school to you spending more hours at the office, winter brings seemingly unending viruses. Luckily, there are things you can do at home to help boost your immune system so you can avoid getting sick or, if you can’t avoid it, to get better faster.
Don’t get the flu shot […]

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The Surprising Health Benefits in Your Weedy Lawn

What exactly is a weed?

Great thinkers have argued over a proper definition for centuries. Ralph Waldo Emerson provided a redemptive perspective on the scourge of gardeners by calling them “a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered”, while Doug Larson took the more pragmatic approach- that they are “a plant that has mastered […]

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