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Global Food System
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Global Food System

Local Communities Empower a Resilient

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August 2021
How to look Your Best with SOFT AND BEAUTIFUL Senior Skin
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How to look Your Best with SOFT AND BEAUTIFUL Senior Skin

Maybe not everything improves with age, but one thing – healthy, vibrant skin – is not something that must be relinquished to younger years. Senior skin, needs special care. And if we treat our skin right as we age, healthy, vibrant skin can accompany us into our golden years.

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August 2021
IN SEASON: Green Beans
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IN SEASON: Green Beans

Green beans, also called snap beans or string beans, are a staple in many kitchens across the United States. They’re a beloved side dish at family potlucks, holiday meals, and nightly dinners. They are one on the most popular crops in backyard gardens.

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August 2021
MENTAL HEALTH PROS AND CONS OF WORKING FROM HOME
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MENTAL HEALTH PROS AND CONS OF WORKING FROM HOME

Over this last year many people made the switch from working in the office to working from home, but is this a healthy change?

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August 2021
COMMON LIFESTYLE FACTORS - That May Be Causing Your Heartburn
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COMMON LIFESTYLE FACTORS - That May Be Causing Your Heartburn

Warmer weather is here which means backyard BBQ’s, campfire cookouts, and picnics are right around the corner. But if you suffer from frequent heartburn, food-based get-togethers may not be your cup of tea. But before you turn down your invite or spend even more money on your handy antacids, it’s important to note it might not be all the food’s fault.

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August 2021
THE FIVE MOST IMPORTANT Lifestyle Practices for maintaining a HEALTHY BRAIN
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THE FIVE MOST IMPORTANT Lifestyle Practices for maintaining a HEALTHY BRAIN

More than 6 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease. As we age we become significantly at risk for declining brain health as one in nine people age 65 and older have dementia. This debilitating disease also affects women more than men at disproportionate numbers as two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s are women.

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August 2021
THE TALE OF TWO AGES: A Plan for Your Healthspan
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THE TALE OF TWO AGES: A Plan for Your Healthspan

For the longest time our age has been defined by the day we were born and the number of times we are fortunate enough to circle the sun.

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August 2021
What Is INSULIN RESISTANCE?
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What Is INSULIN RESISTANCE?

Have you heard of insulin resistance? One in three Americans suffer from this blood sugar-related syndrome, which can cause serious health issues including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, heart attacks, strokes, and even cancer.

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August 2021
7 Tips To Promote Health And Well-being This Summer
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7 Tips To Promote Health And Well-being This Summer

During the warmer months, there’s often a great deal of shuffling and movement, including common allergy triggers like trees, pollen, mold spores, dust and dander along with pesky sinus pressure.

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August 2021
Add These Healthy Routines to Your Day
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Add These Healthy Routines to Your Day

Holistic wellness focuses on the connection between mind, body, and spirit It isn’t just about treating symptoms; it seeks to find the root causes that create the issues. By living a more holistic lifestyle, you may be able to enhance your body’s natural ability to restore itself.

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August 2021
FIGHTING STRESS with probiotics IS ALL IN THE MIND (and the gut)
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FIGHTING STRESS with probiotics IS ALL IN THE MIND (and the gut)

Stress is an unavoidable part of life that can manifest in a myriad of situations, be it a ride on a roller coaster or working under a difficult deadline.

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April 2021
THE CONNECTION BETWEEN STAMINA AND A HEALTHY HEART
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THE CONNECTION BETWEEN STAMINA AND A HEALTHY HEART

We all have a general idea of what stamina means, but it would be helpful to start by defining stamina just so we have a consistent understanding of the term.

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April 2021
The Mindful Quintessence
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The Mindful Quintessence

The practice of mindfulness calls for open receptivity and awareness of all stimulation. It helps you not only to make up for lost time by performing more efficiently, but you will also see problems as they are—not what you have, till now, imagined them to be. Not that mindfulness will take you on a great journey where difficult situations just disappear at the proverbial drop of a ‘thought.'

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April 2021
Other help Keep You YOUNGER LONGER
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Other help Keep You YOUNGER LONGER

When we think about how we can put the brakes on aging, what’s usually top of mind is how well we take care of our bodies with food, movement, exercise, rest — the physical essentials.

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April 2021
5 FOOD that promote a better nights sleep naturally
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5 FOOD that promote a better nights sleep naturally

Whether you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, there are many strategies one can take to help improve one’s night sleep. Many choose to opt for sleeping aids, melatonin, essential oils, and more. But did you know that food can actually play a huge role in your night's sleep?

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April 2021
Ginseng the “ALL-HEALING MAN ROOT.”
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Ginseng the “ALL-HEALING MAN ROOT.”

Ginseng is one of the most popular herbs worldwide. It has been used as an herbal remedy in Asia for more than 5000 years. In many countries, it has been used in traditional medicine. and as a nutritional supplement that improves the well-being and quality of life and promotes longevity. In TCM it is renowned for restoring the yin and yang. There are over 8000 studies concerning Korean Red Ginseng in PubMed, indicating the significant interest it has generated.

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February 2021
HEALTHY GUT FUNCTION CAN BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM
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HEALTHY GUT FUNCTION CAN BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

Healthy gut function can help improve and boost your immune system. It is your gut that helps to improve your body’s ability to fight infections. Our localized immune system is where 80% of your immune system is.

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February 2021
HOW SOCIAL DISTANCING Has Become the  “Silent Pandemic”
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HOW SOCIAL DISTANCING Has Become the “Silent Pandemic”

We’ve been living in the wake of COVID-19 for nearly a year, and enduring a number of unfamiliar stressors that are causing anxieties to stay elevated. Whether you’re fearful of catching the virus; missing out on upcoming activities and milestones; or struggling with the economic toll the pandemic has had on us both individually and collectively, there are things you can proactively do to make life better.

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February 2021
Discovering Whole Person INTEGRATIVE EATING
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Discovering Whole Person INTEGRATIVE EATING

The idea to explore a multidimensional, ancient-food-wisdom approach to food and eating had its genesis in New Delhi, India, where my co-author and husband, behavioral scientist Larry Scherwitz, Ph.D., had been invited to present at the First International Conference on Lifestyle and Health. While there, I had the opportunity to interview clinical cardiologist Dr. K. L. Chopra—father and mentor of Deepak Chopra, M.D., who is an integrative medicine and personal-transformation pioneer—about a magazine article I was intending to write on yoga and diet.

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February 2021
IN SEASON Chickpeas (GARBANZO BEANS)
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IN SEASON Chickpeas (GARBANZO BEANS)

Chickpeas appear in early recordings in Turkey well over 5000 years ago. India produces the most chickpeas worldwide but they are grown in more than 50 countries. An excellent source of carbohydrates, protein, fiber, B vitamins, and some minerals, they are a nutritious staple of many diets. The name chickpea comes from the Latin word cancer, referring to the plant family of legumes, Fabaceae. It is also known by its popular Spanish-derived name, the garbanzo bean. Kidney beans, black beans, lima beans, and peanuts are other familiar foods found in this legume family.

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February 2021
8 SUPERSMART SUPERFOODS Your Kids Will Love
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8 SUPERSMART SUPERFOODS Your Kids Will Love

Having trouble getting your kids to eat healthily? When you package these superfood hits into your kid’s menu you can be sure you are giving them the nutrients they need and show them great nutrition is just around the corner!

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February 2021
Living Too Clean WHAT PROBIOTICS Can Do During the Current Pandemic
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Living Too Clean WHAT PROBIOTICS Can Do During the Current Pandemic

We are living in extraordinary times. The pandemic has prompted essential changes in our hygiene routines like social distancing, mask-wearing, and handwashing, but could implementing all of these microbe-phobic practices trigger other health problems? The hyper-clean living efforts we’re implementing to protect ourselves from COVID-19 could be making our body’s natural immune system weaker and also set us up for long-term health problems.

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February 2021
Aged Garlic Extract a True Contender for Heart Health
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Aged Garlic Extract a True Contender for Heart Health

While fish oil supplements are often touted first for heart health, research has shown a surprising and robust benefit of garlic therapy. Whether in your favorite Italian dish or taken as a dietary supplement, garlic has some very important preventative and healing benefits that cannot be ignored for heart health.

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February 2021
4 TIPS FOR IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH during quarantine
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4 TIPS FOR IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH during quarantine

HEALTH NEWS & TIPS

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February 2021
VITAMIN D SHOWS SUPER impressive results IN COVID-19
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VITAMIN D SHOWS SUPER impressive results IN COVID-19

Results just in from a hospital trial in Spain showed vitamin D to produce phenomenal results in preventing the progression of COVID-19.

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December 2020
TIPS FOR supporting Immunity
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TIPS FOR supporting Immunity

As we enter the winter months immunity support is even more critical to reduce the impact of being infected by COVID-19.

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December 2020
THINK INSTANT AND DISTANT
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THINK INSTANT AND DISTANT

Gatherings will be smaller, more intimate and many will be planned at the last minute, according to the latest local COVID-19 guidelines.

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December 2020
VITAMIN D, Pregnancy, and COVID-19
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VITAMIN D, Pregnancy, and COVID-19

A virus has quickly, and very seriously, presented itself as a threat to all that we hold dear — taking lives, impacting our liberty and surely stealing our happiness.

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December 2020
VITAMIN D during pregnancy linked to CHILD'S IQ, study says
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VITAMIN D during pregnancy linked to CHILD'S IQ, study says

A mother’s vitamin D levels during pregnancy have been linked to the child’s IQ, with higher vitamin D levels correlating to a higher IQ in children ages 4 to 6 years old. Vitamin D could therefore promote brain development in the womb, but causation cannot yet be assumed here.

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December 2020
IMPROVING Your Health with a Plant-Based NUTRITION PLAN
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IMPROVING Your Health with a Plant-Based NUTRITION PLAN

As the plant-based trend continues to bring healthy alternatives to restaurants and grocery aisles, millions of Americans are opting for a nutrition plan that centers on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, beans, and legumes.

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December 2020

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