The Upstate Food Co-op, in Six Mile, is hosting a special event this holiday season. Join them on December 8 from noon to 3 p.m. to sample holiday treats, and browse and purchase food and gifts in the store. The event is open to all; no membership is required for this event.
Tips to Keep Them Merry and Safe by Sandra Murphy Holidays promise joy and celebration, but the festivities can also lead to stress and anxiety for people and pets. It is important to remember that visiting strangers, a tree, shiny ornaments, gifts to sniff and food to beg for can pose danger for pets.
Family-Pleasing Holiday Meals by Judith Fertig The festive season might signal indulgence, but it also calls for simple, healthy recipes with easy cleanup. We might have friends that drop by, family staying for the weekend or last-minute guests. The simpler we can make meals, the better.
Tips from a Rock Star Doctor by April Thompson The holidays can emulate a rock star’s life: a wearying travel schedule and social calendar, overindulging in rich food and drink, restless nights in unfamiliar beds. Fortunately, celebrity tips and tricks can help us through a hectic season, according to Gabrielle Francis, naturopath and author of The Rockstar Remedy: A Rock & Roll Doctor’s Prescription for Living a Long, Healthy Life.
Health Benefits of Popular Holiday Dish Serving yams with a holiday dinner helps protect liver health, new research shows. Scientists from the University of Mississippi
Improves Stress Levels, Inflammation, Mood and More Dark chocolate with at least 70 percent cacao can have positive effects
by Belue Farms Natural Market With winter knocking on the door, it’s time to build your defense for cold and flu season. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, influenza and pneumonia remain America’s eighth leading cause of death. Fortunately, you have the power to ward off colds and flus by naturally boosting your immunities.
We all know that water is essential for the human body. The fact is an adult body is made up of 50 to 65 percent water. Water is used in the organs, tissues and cells of the body to help regulate temperature and maintain necessary body functions, such as eliminating waste and transporting nutrients. Water distributes vitamins, minerals and glucose to nourish our cells. It also helps remove toxins from the body through the urine and feces.
Plant-Based Pies for Every Palate by Judith Fertig Gratitude for the bounty in our lives has been a constant in every American Thanksgiving since the Pilgrims’ first celebration at Plymouth Plantation. What has changed is the menu. Many holiday hosts today wish to be inclusive and respect everyone’s increasingly restrictive dietary needs.
Daily Handful Increases Health Eating a handful of walnuts daily boosts certain types of healthy gut bacteria that appear to contribute to cardio, metabolic