How to protect your BONES & JOINTS

How to protect your BONES & JOINTS

You’ve heard the adage use it or lose it…when it comes to your bones and joints that old saw is about as apropos as it comes. To stay active and keep bones and joints strong and healthy, one has to keep moving. Regular exercise, a nutritious diet and maintaining a healthy weight, the basics for overall good health, are also paramount to maintaining bone and joint health and keeping active Read more »
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March 06, 2017
Making a Difference in MS: Foot Print Farms

Making a Difference in MS: Foot Print Farms

Planting the seeds of self-reliance and entrepreneurism while delivering locally grown, farm-fresh produce to quench Jackson’s food deserts. Dr. Cindy Ayers-Elliott will be the first to tell you that the real story of Foot Print Farms is not about her, even though it is her brainchild and has taken root and thrived thanks to her innovative thinking and careful stewardship. The original concept was simple. She had a 68-acre plot of Read more »
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March 06, 2017
Food for Thought

Food for Thought

Eating well is good for your mental as well as your physical health. Your brain requires nutrients just like your heart, lungs, muscles and other organs do. Brain foods rich in antioxidants, good fats, vitamins and minerals provide energy, aid in protecting against brain diseases, help you to keep focused and stay sharp. When you give your body whole, nutritious foods, you’re actually benefiting your body and mind – helping Read more »
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March 06, 2017
Parsley: From Disregarded Garnish to Heralded Hero

Parsley: From Disregarded Garnish to Heralded Hero

By Lana Turnbull Call it the influence of a particularly memorable college nutrition professor, but as long as I can remember my mother has been an unabashed fan of parsley. When every other patron in the restaurant dining rooms of my childhood walked away from their plates leaving untouched parsley sprigs languishing among the last morsels of baked potato or chopped salad, I was admonished to “Eat your parsley, it’s full Read more »
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March 06, 2017
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