Farm to Fork: bringing fresh, locally grown foods to more Mississippians

Farm to Fork: bringing fresh, locally grown foods to more Mississippians

In a state where so often our firsts are not feats to be applauded but failures to be avoided…(i.e., first, or highest, in the nation in the rate of obesity) it’s nice to learn that there is a very positive first, that is offering a better shot at good nutrition and healthy lives for Mississippians who have previously not had access to fresh, locally grown foods. For the second year, Read more »
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May 13, 2013
The Facts about Gluten-Free

The Facts about Gluten-Free

We Americans are obsessed with what we eat, when we eat, where we eat and how much we weigh, and despite all of that, 33.3% of us who are 20 years of age or older are overweight and 35.9% are considered obese. It seems there is always a trendy new diet to try if we want to take a short cut to losing weight, instead of concentrating on good nutrition Read more »
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May 13, 2013
The Sound of Music: Striking Healing Tones for All Ages

The Sound of Music: Striking Healing Tones for All Ages

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.” ~ Plato There is nothing new about the use of music in healing. Throughout the ages man has incorporated music into his most important healing rituals. Cultures from around the globe are steeped in musical traditions. What our ancient forefathers knew, that we are only now rediscovering is that music has a Read more »
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May 13, 2013
Care for the Caregiver

Care for the Caregiver

As we age, the likelihood that we will eventually become responsible for caring for an aging or chronically ill spouse or parent, is a very real possibility. For many of us, it is something we are not prepared to handle and the added stress can have a detrimental effect on our own health. Researchers have learned a lot about the effects of caregiving on health and wellbeing. For example, if Read more »
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May 13, 2013
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