mint: refreshing herb aromatic healer

mint: refreshing herb aromatic healer

Nothing is more refreshing than a frosty glass of iced tea garnished with a sprig of fresh mint to quench the deepest thirst on a hot summer day. For centuries, mint has been treasured for its spicy aroma, pleasing taste and healing properties. It has long been used to settle a nervous stomach and freshen the breath, but it has other health benefits that we are now just discovering. Origins of Read more »
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July 09, 2013
“CLEAN” UP YOUR DIET:

“CLEAN” UP YOUR DIET:

The pathway to eating clean. Ever hear the adage “cleanliness is next to Godliness?” It’s long been a standby for mothers and grandmothers trying to get the kids to clean up before dinner or wash behind their ears. That’s not exactly the concept behind the growing trend toward “clean eating.” Clean eating, as a movement and a nutrition plan, isn’t a literal reference to food that has been thoroughly washed, it Read more »
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July 09, 2013
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
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