July 27, 2016

Fermentation Amplifies Nutrition

Fermented foods make up a very significant portion of the foods and beverages found within non-Westernized, traditional dietary patterns.
Approximately 1/3 of the foods and beverages consumed as part of traditional diets are...

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June 14, 2016

 

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June 3, 2016

Treat Your Dog to Good Health and Good Taste

"Broiled chicken, brown rice and steamed broccoli again?”

When you sit down to dinner, you prefer some variety, and so does your dog, who may well inquire, “What, kibble again?” Day after day of the same mix of protein, carbohydrates,...

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June 3, 2016

 Practical Recycling Tips for Fruit and Veggie

“A rind is a terrible thing to waste,” says Jeff Yeager, who refers to himself as the ultimate cheapskate. Yeager has discovered multiple uses for produce rinds and ways to extract extended benefits before they land in the...

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October 21, 2015

SAYER JI AND TANIA MELKONIAN

 

Vegetarian Awareness Month provides a timely opportunity to realize that a plant-focused diet does not derive exclusively from plants. Just as a carnivore does not subsist on meat alone, the same applies to a vegetarian.

What can we learn from...

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October 21, 2015

Sadness darkens the world of the 16 percent of Americans diagnosed with clinical depression and the untold millions more that try to cope without a formal diagnosis, according to a University of Colorado study published in Clinical Therapeutics.

Just as daunting, an estimated 30...

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October 16, 2015

21st-century girls are reaching puberty at dramatically earlier ages than their mothers and grandmothers.

Many American girls today are experiencing budding breasts and pubic hair before they are 7 years old, according to the government’s National Health and Nutrition...

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August 17, 2015

Ten million Americans suffer with osteoporosis and another 34 million have low bone mass and high risk for osteoporosis, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation. For anyone who has been diagnosed with osteoporosis or osteopenia (low bone density for our age, but not low enough be a...

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July 16, 2015

Mr. Green's Food Commandments

By BOB SCHILDGEN

Not so many years ago, natural and organic foods were smiled upon as a quirk of cranks and hypochondriacs. Advertising exhorted Americans to rush their food from supermarket to belly with the least possible aggravation. Preparing...

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July 16, 2015

This fresh-tasting salad features a variety of colors, flavors and textures.

Serves 4

1 large ripe avocado, diced
1 Tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
4 cups baby spinach leaves
½ cup chopped green onions
1 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in halves
1 cup sliced...

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June 12, 2015

By HEATHER BOERNER

 Enjoy rich experiences while cutting costs and doing good for communities here and abroad. Here are some ways to travel, get involved and avoid tourist traps while walking lightly on the Earth.

Homestay...

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April 15, 2015

Good Ways to Care for Pets in their Golden Years

SANDRA MURPHY
 
 

“As with humans, living longer doesn’t mean adding on time at the end, but adding to the middle, when pets can still enjoy themselves, maybe with some...

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April 15, 2015
Lower Levels Through Fruit Consumption

A study published in the World Journal of Diabetes concluded that the regular consumption of a flavonoid-rich strawberry beverage reduces blood pressure in people with Type 2 diabetes. The study divided 36 subjects...

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March 31, 2015
By BLAIN GRETEMAN

“One of the unique characteristics of mammals is that we play,” advises Dacher Keltner, a psychology professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and author of Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life. Nearly all social...

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March 27, 2015

Tips to Help Children Breathe Easier

For one in seven U.S. children, spring brings the start of seasonal allergies that can last through the fall. Seasonal allergies such as hay fever and allergic rhinitis occur when an airborne allergen comes into...

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March 19, 2015

Combining the use of essential oils with other alternative medical practices helps heal a variety of conditions affecting pets.

DR. STEPHEN R. BLAKE
 

Aromatherapy, which has become incredibly popular for treatment of human...

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March 18, 2015

We’ve heard them time and time again: fitness tips that guarantee we’ll meet our goals if we follow them. The truth is that some can hurt more than help. Here are seven fitness myths that are best to ignore.

No pain, no gain. It’s true that what we put into our workout...

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March 18, 2015

For seasonal eaters, farm market shoppers and members of community supported agriculture, vegetable greens have become a normal part of everyday diets. Recognized as the most nutrient-rich group of veggies, they deliver multiple benefits.

Greens are a top source of vitamin K, essential to...

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March 18, 2015

Researchers from Germany’s University of Tübingen’s Center for Medicine tested the Ginkgo biloba extract EGb761 on 20 children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in a clinical trial. The children were given up to 240 milligrams (mg) of the extract for between...

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November 20, 2014

Two new studies conclude that low protein intake may hold the key to a long and healthy life, at least until old age. They also emphasize the need to examine not only calories when deciding what constitutes a healthy diet, but also where those calories come from - such as whether protein...

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November 18, 2014

Emerald-green lacinato kale is the star of this healthy kale salad, tossed with an easy maple, mustard and apple cider vinaigrette and studded with crisp apples. Toss or massage the kale with the dressing about 30 minutes before you’re ready to serve. The sturdy kale leaves won’t wilt from the...

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October 28, 2014

For many kids, Halloween is a holiday that ranks toward the top. Filled with candy and costumes, it’s a day packed with fun festivities that leads to what many children view as the grand finale: Trick-or-treating. But before you send them off to partake in the evening’s celebrations, prepare a...

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October 17, 2014

With Palate-Pleasing Tips

As parents, feeding children nourishing foods is one of our most important jobs. Although most new moms and dads start with impeccable intentions (homemade baby food, anyone?), maintaining high family standards can be a challenge when many easygoing...

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October 17, 2014

Let's talk about one of the season's most iconic vegetables: canned pumpkin.

Yes, canned, because that's how 99 percent of us get our pumpkin. And that's fine, except for one thing: Americans overwhelmingly associate canned pumpkin with just one dish (pumpkin pie)...

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May 23, 2014
Following a gluten-free diet does become easier with practice, and with time
Easy, everyday health habits
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Suzanne Dixon

Understanding the finer points of gluten—a protein found in...

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March 31, 2014

We support mandatory GMO labeling, in support of the consumer's right to know.

As the campaign to label food products made with GMO ingredients moves across the states, Earth Origins Market is proud to stand with the growing consumer...

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Grilled Veggie Quesadillas
March 18, 2014

Vegetables, smoky-sweet from the grill and zingy with lime juice, transform simple cheesy tortillas -- comfortingly familiar to children -- into something sublime. Other fresh, seasonal, vegetables, such as eggplant or fennel, would make a lovely addition to the line-up here. And do try to hunt...

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