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
In Search of Inner Beauty

In Search of Inner Beauty

There’s no doubt that we value physical beauty, a fact that is borne out by a total of $62.46 billion in revenue reported last year by the cosmetic industry, up from $40.42 billion in 2002. That’s a lot of effort (and hard-earned money) to make us more beautiful on the outside, but what about the notion of inner beauty? It’s sometimes described as a glow that emanates from someone making Read more »
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March 06, 2017
The Opioid Epidemic: Is Your Family Safe?

The Opioid Epidemic: Is Your Family Safe?

The word epidemic often is overused in an effort to sensationalize the spread of a disease or phenomena by overzealous commentators bent on hyperbolizing their subject matter for the sake of ratings. By definition epidemic means: 1) an outbreak of disease that spreads quickly and affects many individuals at the same time; 2) an outbreak or product of sudden rapid spread, growth, or development. Unfortunately, the spread of opioid use, Read more »
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March 06, 2017
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