May 17, 2018
May is Women’s Health Month. Let’s talk about superfoods that promote health and reduce disease:1. Apples
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Apples are a good source of dietary fiber, antioxidants, and the phytonutrient, flavanoid, and they may help prevent...
May 1, 2018
If you have a farmer’s market nearby, stop by and pick up some fresh in-season produce. Meet the farmers, ask them questions, and try new fruits and vegetables.
That is precisely how our family was introduced to Swiss chard and kale. I never would...
April 24, 2018
It used to be that eating at a restaurant was a treat, reserved for special occasions like birthdays and anniversaries. Today though, 82% of Americans eat out at least once a week, and some eat regularly at restaurants (Cambridge Core). While eating meals out is convenient, it comes at...
March 29, 2018
Spring has arrived! For many of us, that means spring cleaning, gardening, traveling and outdoor exercise. Our family starts a garden in March to offset the cost of organic produce. We plant broccoli, cabbage, peas, potatoes, kale, spinach and lettuce. So by the end of April, we have...
March 15, 2018
Prunes, bran flakes, psyllium powder, laxatives: these are all commonly associated with fiber — and somehow, they just don’t seem very fun or exciting. However, getting plenty of fiber is a proactive way to prevent colon cancer, heart disease and obesity. Plus, eating a high-fiber diet...