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May 29, 2016

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We’re #1: Inflammation and turmeric
May26

We’re #1: Inflammation and turmeric

Really? I’m saddened. For the second humiliating year in a row, Indiana has been awarded the dubious honor as the unhealthiest state in America, according to The American College of Sports Medicine. Do stubborn Hoosiers have a death wish, can’t read or simply don’t love themselves enough to end the suffering? You’re making me look bad! It’s proven: diet has everything to do with your current health; you control your health destiny....

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Asparagus: Grab a spear my dear
May19

Asparagus: Grab a spear my dear

As the brown-gray mood of winter melts away giving way to warmer temperatures, chirping robins, bright green grass and budding trees; nature’s ultimate finger, asparagus eagerly pokes its purple tips through the soil, promising the warmth of summer to come. If you’ve grown up eating asparagus out of a tin can, then it cannot be said you have truly experienced the ritual taste of spring. The revered, luxurious member of the lily family...

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Farmers Market: Buy Local Now!
May12

Farmers Market: Buy Local Now!

With spring peaking, the solstice on the horizon, earth begins to warm; days get longer while a murder of shiny plump crows caw over painted harvests as compost-crusted family farmers dance and sing in joyful gratitude. Like garlands of pearls, flower buds blossom and express joy by putting forth their delicate, aromatic petals.  When food is respectfully picked for temple stewardship, Gaia gleefully shares her prosperity. There’s...

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Canned Soup Hacks
May05

Canned Soup Hacks

Everybody loves canned or boxed soup. It’s quick and fills your belly. In a hurry and no time to cook; soup’s the perfect go-to solution. Soups can be the perfect delivery system for eating healthy vegetables and grains into your daily diet….or not. Whoa. Back up the ole soup wagon. Your favorite brand of canned or boxed may seem like a healthy meal, but are canned and boxed soups as nutritious as advertised; as nutritious as...

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Ch, ch, ch, chia
Apr28

Ch, ch, ch, chia

Chia is more than a fuzzy, green pet. The ancient seed was the Aztecs main source of sustenance, clothing, and energy. After the Spanish bullied and pillaged Latin America, chia seeds became taboo under new rule. History suggests it was an important food crop for the Aztecs. It’s remained in regular use in its native countries, but was largely unknown in North America until 30 years ago. The small black or white seeds come from...

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