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Tomato Terminology

Tomatoes are the #1 “grown at home” vegetable in America.  This article from IL AG Extension program gives some great tips on Tomato Terminology.  And I’m not talking tomato or tomAto.  So for your next growing season pick a new breed of tomato – and be sure it is NON-GMO.  Here’s the brief article: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/fmpt/eb253/entry_8083

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Noodles & Veggies in Peanut Sauce

I want to share a lovely and simple dinner recipe I fixed tonight.  AND it’s Vegan. Kelp Noodles, steamed veggies and Peanut Sauce. As most of you know, kelp is a wonderful sea vegetable with attributes almost too numerous to mention.  Kelp is rich in minerals, low in calories, low in carbs and fat free.  […]

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Having Surgery? Help your Body with a Supplement Recovery Plan

Have you had surgery recently or going to have it?  Well approximately 8 weeks ago I had Rotator Cuff surgery.  Has anyone else had this experience?  The real reason I want to write this article is that I was determined to give my body the best possible advantage for recovery.  We’ve all heard the nightmares that […]

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A Lot Can Happen in 3 Days

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How Blue Light Can Increase Sleep Problems

Before the invention of artificial light; the sun, candles and lanterns, were the only way to illuminate the world around you after sunset. It was often said, that a few hours in the sunlight makes for a good nights sleep! Light researcher Mariana Figueroa of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, investigated how light affects human health, […]

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Homemade Breakfast Egg Muffins

We posted the photo on the left, from HCWellness to make delicious, healthy and very easy homemade egg muffins filled with eggs, veggies, cheese and imagination. Our readers asked for a little more information than what was shown in the photos and we love to make our readers happy! Below is the basic recipe with […]

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A BEGINNERS WALKING PROGRAM

You have made the decision to start exercising, but you don’t know how to begin. Which Gym is best for you? Should you buy equipment? What type do you need? We’re here to tell you It doesn’t have to be complicated. Start by walking! It’s one of the easiest and most affordable ways to exercise. […]

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I Feel the Need for Seed!

Spring is just around the corner and it will be here before you know it. Now is a great time to start preparing your garden bed or pots. Turn the soil in your garden, and add more if necessary. You may also sprinkle nutrients such as organic compost, manure and peat moss over the garden […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Party Food

Almost everyone thinks of corned beef and cabbage or Irish soda bread for  St Patty’s day. We thought it would be fun to post a few fun and healthy ideas to fully express the Irish in you. Because everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day!   Strawberries Orange sections Pineapple Green Grapes PurpleGrapes Mini Marshmellows […]

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Risk Factors for Kidney Disease

Anyone can develop kidney disease, but some people are at greater risk. Kidney disease is most often caused by diabetes or high blood pressure, both of which can cause permanent harm to your kidneys. When your kidneys have been permanently damaged and aren’t functioning as well as they should, it’s called chronic kidney disease (CKD), […]

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