Diet & Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Diet & Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Despite the fact that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss among people age 50 and older, many of us are not aware (or choose to ignore) that we could be at risk. After all, it’s an “age-related,” thing so that can’t mean us! Unfortunately, we may be at risk and once the process of degeneration has begun there is no cure. Here’s what you should Read more »
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May 06, 2018
Make the Most of What’s Fresh

Make the Most of What’s Fresh

Enjoy fresh, seasonal produce straight from the farm while it’s in season, and glean the nutritional benefits. We all know that eating fresh fruits and vegetables is an essential part of our daily diet. This is the perfect time of year to enjoy locally grown produce that is so bountiful in our state. And, buying locally grown food is not only good for the environment and the economy, it’s also Read more »
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May 06, 2018
The Wonder of Watercress: The forgotten green making a culinary comeback

The Wonder of Watercress: The forgotten green making a culinary comeback

Watercress, an aquatic plant that is a close cousin of mustard greens, kale, cabbage and arugula, has a long and storied history. Hippocrates, the father of medicine, used watercress to treat patients and deemed it so important to his practice that he located his first hospital along a stream, where he could grow a plentiful supply of the ancient green. It was a staple in the diet of the Roman Read more »
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March 12, 2018
Meatless Meals Matter

Meatless Meals Matter

There comes a time in the life of every carnivore when it is hard to argue with the propensity of evidence that trimming down our meat consumption can be a healthy choice, even if it’s just for a meal or two a week. The truth is, adding some tasty meatless meals to your breakfast, lunch or dinner rotation can benefit your physical health, your budget and the health of good Read more »
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March 12, 2018
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