Category Archives: Nutrition

Nutrition: Connection between Grains and Eye Health

Cataracts and glaucoma are eye diseases we are familiar with. You may have seen commercials recently about dry eye syndrome, which is caused by a chronic lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye. The effects … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Look Out for Golden Rice

Genetically engineered (GE) Golden Rice has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The U.S. is now the fourth country to give approval to this GE food, along with Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Golden Rice is … Continue reading

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Stress Relief: Tea to the Rescue

Worry. Stress. Anxiety. Insomnia. They all seem to feed into each other, don’t they? There’s a rather delicious and simple daily habit that may just help you calm down and get a good night’s sleep. Tea! In this case, green … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Cooking These Boosts Nutrition

I am looking forward to harvesting my delicious grape tomatoes from my garden very soon and this is the time of year when tomatoes are at their peak of deliciousness! While a fresh garden salad with sliced tomatoes is a … Continue reading

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Nutrition: 5 Ways to Eat More Mindfully

How you eat is just as important as what you eat. Michal Pollan says: “We forget that, historically, people have eaten for a great many reasons other than biological necessity. Food is also about pleasure, about community, about family and … Continue reading

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Weight Loss: It’s An Inside Job

“Guns don’t kill people any more than forks make them fat.” I saw the above quotation recently and it really got me thinking. I read years ago about several overweight teenagers who sued McDonald’s for making them obese because they … Continue reading

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My Birthday Message of Gratitude

Today is my birthday and for me a very significant one. Today I am the same age my mother was when she passed away. It was shocking 36 years ago that my mother was gone, and very suddenly. What got … Continue reading

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