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Mother Nature’s Pain Medication

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The Incredible Benefits of Blueberries

Boost Immune System – Antioxidants such as vitamin A, vitamin B complex, vitamin C, vitamin E, anthocyanin, copper, iron, selenium, and zinc contained in blueberries, help boost the body’s immune system to enable the body to fight against viral and bacterial infections. Neutralize Free Radicals – Blueberries are packed with Anthocyanin, a pigment responsible for the dark […]

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Your Local Farm Market

Summer may be winding down in the majority of the United States, however you still have plenty of time to reap the benefits of delicious and healthy locally grown produce. Purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables in season doesn’t have to cost a fortune.  Visiting your local Farmers Market is a wonderful way to get vitamin and nutrient filled […]

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Tips to Help Avoid Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. This fatal and progressive condition destroys brain cells, resulting in memory loss and severe thinking and behavioral problems (aggression, delusions, and hallucinations) that interfere with daily life and activities. The cause is believed to be a mystery. While we know that certain diseases, […]

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What’s in Season At Your Local Farmer’s Market?

According to the NC Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services these fruits and vegetables should be available at your local Farmer’s Market now: green beans, corn, blueberries, peaches, leafy greens, potatoes, squash, watermelon, and tomatoes. Enjoy a beautiful day at your local Farmer’s Market, take the kids and make it a teaching moment.  You get […]

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Blueberry-Wheat Berry Salad

Blueberry-Wheat Berry Salad: From San Diego State University’s Executive Chef David McHugh, SDSU Dining Services Ingredients: Hard winter wheat berries 1-1/2 cups, Celery, finely chopped 1/2 cup, Flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped 1/2 cup, Scallions, finely chopped with some green 1/4 cup, Fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons, Vegetable oil 2 tablespoons, Salt 3/4 teaspoon, White pepper 1/4 […]

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The Beautiful Blueberry

The health benefits of blueberries are even bigger that you might know.  They’re low in fat, have just 80 calories per cup, and scientific studies show they contain substances with antioxidant properties.  Blueberries are high in Vit. C, which promotes a healthy immune system, and manganese which plays an important role in bone development.  They’re […]

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