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Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition By Thomas Campbell Maybe you've read The China Study by the father and son team T. Colin Campbell and Thomas M. Campbell at the urging of a doctor or family member. The 79-year-old father, T. Colin Campbell, has just published a new book this year called Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition. You might ask: Why read another book on nutrition? While The China Study centered Read more »
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July 10, 2013
Green Backyard Projects

Green Backyard Projects

The concept of the personal spot of green surrounding a private home…better known as a lawn, is relatively new in the history of modern man. The lawn originated in Europe in the Middle Ages as a “grazing pasture” for farm animals, its mixed grasses and wildflowers were kept in check by hungry sheep, cattle, or goats, who by the way also helped to keep the green space well fertilized. Expansive, Read more »
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July 10, 2013
More than “Best Friends” Service and Therapy Dogs

More than “Best Friends” Service and Therapy Dogs

Most of us have experienced the unconditional affection of a puppy or dog sometime in our lives, even if we were not lucky enough to have a canine pet of our own. But for some people, a service dog is much more than a “best friend.” A service dog is a partner and protector who performs functions for the individual that a disability or illness prevents him or her from Read more »
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July 10, 2013
Do organized sports give kids enough EXERCISE?

Do organized sports give kids enough EXERCISE?

No matter the season, there always seem to be enough activities on the family schedule to make mom or dad feel more like chauffeurs than parents. But it’s all part of trying to give our children the experiences they need to help them grow into healthy, fit, and socially balanced adults. Right? Team sports, gymnastics, dance, and other physical activities each provide the opportunity for kids to develop different sets Read more »
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July 10, 2013
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