Displaying items by tag: Conscious Eating

Veggie Nation Revolution

Making a Conscious Decision to Change

by JUDITH FERTIG

Making a Conscious Decision to Change

In 1776, the stirring phrase in the U.S. Declaration of Independence—life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness—became a rallying cry for...

Food Democracy

By the People, for the People and Toward a Stronger Nation

by Melinda Hemmelgarn

Healthy Eating for the People

To more fully understand the concept of democracy, we can look to some past U.S. presidents. Abraham Lincoln defined it as “government of the people, by the people, for the people.” Thomas Jefferson said...

Manly Foods

Boost Testosterone with the Right Choices

by KATHLEEN BARNES

Boost Testosterone with the Right Choices

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine epidemiologists estimate that 18.4 percent of all American men over the age of 20, totaling 18 million, have reported experiencing erectile dysfunction. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 7.5 percent of all...

Eating Skinny

Why Vegans and Vegetarians are Naturally Trim

by Judith Fertig

Why Vegans and Vegetarians are Naturally Trim

We read the labels touting low sugar, carbs, fats and calories. We try this and that diet, hoping the...

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Home-Grown Organic Made Easy

10 Time-Saving Tips for a Healthy Garden

by BARBARA PLEASANT

10 Time-Saving Tips for a Healthy Garden

The arrival of planting season has a stunning effect on veggie gardeners. We talk to our seedlings as if they were children, and don’t mind working until dark if that’s what it takes to get the fingerling potatoes in the ground. Then, complications like crabgrass and cabbageworms appear, and keeping up with all the ...

Love Your Greens!

New Ways to Prepare these Nutritional Powerhouses

by NAVA ATLAS

New Ways to Prepare these Nutritional Powerhouses

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...

The New Healthy Cuisine

Good-to-Go Eats

by JUDITH FERTIG

Good-to-Go Eats

Katie Newell, a blogging Kansas City mother of two who fights inflammation from several autoimmune diseases, is rigorous about the fresh, unprocessed food she buys. After noticing adverse symptoms from dining at a restaurant, Newel....

Happy Meals

Eating Healthy Foods Fights Off Depression

by LANE VAIL

Eating Healthy Foods Fights Off Depression

Advertisements for antidepressants abound, yet a recent analysis in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that the benefits of treating mildly or moderately depressed individuals with these drugs “may be minimal or nonexistent” compared with...

Hormone-Happy Foods

The Right Choices Make Our Bodies Hum

by LINDA SECHRIST

The Right Choices Make Our Bodies Hum

Our body’s hormones work like an orchestra. When one instrument is out of tune, the entire production struggles to maintain harmony. Each plays a part in influencing the others and ...

Happy Feasting to All

Tasty Rituals that Deepen the Holiday Spirit

by LANE VALI

Celebrate, reflect and feast

The holiday season is ripe with an array of spiritual, cultural and family rituals. We celebrate, reflect, give gifts and, of course, feast. Fortunately, the media also teems with tips on how to...

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