The Bodacious Benefits of  BASIL

The Bodacious Benefits of BASIL

Basil, or Ocimum basilicum, is an ancient herb that has been around for over 4,000 years, and has been treasured for it’s medicinal and culinary attributes. It is a fragrant leafy green plant that is a member of the mint family, and has many different varieties, the most common of which include sweet basil, Thai basil, Holy basil (a variety of Thai basil) and Bush or Greek basil. Culinary BenefitsA favorite Read more »
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May 18, 2019
The Magic of Oats and Oatmeal

The Magic of Oats and Oatmeal

Whether you have fond childhood memories of sitting down to a steamy bowl of oatmeal for breakfast on a frosty morning, or less fond images of oatmeal (also known as porridge – picture the three bears, or in the case of Oliver Twist, as gruel), it’s past time you gave it a second look. Oats are one of the healthiest grains on earth. They're gluten-free and a great source of vitamins, Read more »
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March 11, 2019
Mealtime Mistakes

Mealtime Mistakes

Whether you are trying to eat healthier or are attempting to shed a few pounds before swimsuit season, don’t fall victim to some common dietary pitfalls. Sometimes it’s the little things that can crush your plans to eat healthy and lose weight. The more you know about the food you eat, the better prepared you are to see the hurdles ahead before they block your progress and frustrate you to the Read more »
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March 11, 2019
When Kids Are Overweight…

When Kids Are Overweight…

According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey the national obesity rate among kids ages 2 to 19 is 18.5% or almost one out of every 5 children. With overweight and obesity affecting so many kids today, so follows the dilemma for parents who want to help their kids get on the path to a slimmer, healthier life. If your child has been diagnosed as being overweight, what should you Read more »
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March 11, 2019
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in the news Collaborative Seeks to Strengthen College Tobacco-Free Policies
Posted Mon 09/23/2019 9:54PM

This August, the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation hosted the University and College Tobacco-Free Campus Collaborative. Top read more »

Newk’s Cares Kicks off 6th Year of Promoting Ovarian Cancer Awareness
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JACKSON, Miss. – Newk's Cares, the ovarian cancer awareness movement founded by fast-casual restaurant Newk's Eatery, will observe Ovarian Cancer read more »

MS Biologist Researches Kale’s Cancer-Killing Effects
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JACKSON, Miss. – Belhaven University’s Associate Professor of Biology, Dr. Elizabeth Brandon and a team of student researchers are conducting read more »

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