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The more calcium, the better your health

Jul 26th, 2021 | By
The more calcium, the better your health

Calcium is very important for your health. In fact, you have more calcium in your body than any other mineral. It makes up much of your bones and teeth and plays a role in heart health, muscle function and nerve signaling. Many non-dairy sources are also high in this mineral. These include seafood, leafy greens,
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Easy-to-grow microgreens big on flavor and nutrition

Jun 30th, 2021 | By
Easy-to-grow microgreens big on flavor and nutrition

Add fresh flavor to your meals year-round with microgreens. These easy-to-grow greens need minimal space and no special equipment for a flavorful and nutritious harvest in little more than a week. Use them on salad, soup, pizza or omelettes, in stir fries, or as a snack. These tiny seedlings are packed with more nutrition than
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Pandemic another trigger for eating-disorders

Jun 10th, 2021 | By

More than 30 million people in the U.S. suffer from eating disorders. COVID-19 can be a nightmare for them because of certain triggers: Empty grocery shelves. Feelings of uncertainty and loss of control. And social media messages about avoiding the “Quarantine 15” weight gain are especially harmful to those with existing eating disorders. A recent
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Homegrown vegetables: Plan, rotate crops, and enjoy

May 10th, 2021 | By
Homegrown vegetables: Plan, rotate crops, and enjoy

Whether planning your first, second or 10th vegetable garden, it can be overwhelming. There are so many tasty vegetables and never enough space and time to grow them all. Start with a plan. Locate your garden in a sunny location with moist, well-drained soil. Save those partially sunny areas for greens like lettuce, chard and
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