The Ultimate Arthritis Diet

Food is a powerful tool in helping fight off joint pain and inflammation from arthritis. A diet low in processed foods and saturated fat, rich in fruits, vegetables, fish, nuts and beans is great for your body. Many of the foods that help fight arthritis fall under the label of a Mediterranean diet.  This diet [...]

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Fall Nutrient Boosters in Your Own Backyard

Wishing you could still have garden fresh vegetables as the season starts to change?  Well you can–building a cold frame is the way to keep your backyard harvests thriving.  Now is the time to grow some serious nutrient boosters like beets, cabbage, carrots, and chard.  These goodies can help you lower blood pressure, provide vitamin [...]

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An Apple a Day?

It’s apple season and I sure do look forward to biting into a just-picked, crunchy, juicy, delicious apple.  In fact, I’m having trouble finishing this blog post due to the fact there is a tasty Honey Crisp sitting here on my desk. So out of curiosity I decided to do a little research on the [...]

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Green Tea: Refreshing Goodness and Health Benefits

We’ve all been told how drinking green tea is good for us, but have we really graps HOW GOOD this stuff is….enough to include it in our daily diets. According to WebMD, “it’s difficult not to gush about green tea” and here’s why: More than a decade’s worth of research about green tea’s health benefits [...]

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National Blueberry Month

Blueberries

“Blueberries may improve motor skills and reverse the short-term memory loss that comes with aging.”  (according to the Driscolls website.) Well–that is quite a statement.  And here I was just eating them because they are delicious! Turns out this little berry of blue contains some really amazing health properties like: among the highest antioxidant value fruits can [...]

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