Displaying items by tag: Conscious Eating

Sharing Our Bounty

Sharing Our Bounty

Food Drives Need Healthy Donations

by AVERY MACK

Food Drives Need Healthy Donations

What’s on the table can help lower risks of stroke, heart attack, cancer and diabetes, according to the American Heart Association. Not all families are able to afford the healthiest foods, but fatty, high-sugar options can...

The Zen of Slow Cooking

Savor Your Autumn Harvest in One-Pot Dishes

by JUDITH FERTIG

Savor Your Autumn Harvest in One-Pot Dishes

Autumn’s shorter days remind us how precious time is, especially when we can spend the hours with good friends and loved ones. That’s why Chicago mothers and bloggers Meg Barnhart and Jane McKay decided to try slow cooking with a Zen approach in creating...

SURF TO TURF

U.S. Farmed Seafood That’s Safe and Sustainable

by Judith Fertig

Sensible aquaculture practices

Wild-caught fish from pure waters is the gold standard of seafood, but sustainable populations from healthy waters are shrinking. That’s one reason why...

Foods that Fight Pain

A Tasty, Colorful Banquet

by MICHELLE SCHOFFRO COOK

A Tasty, Colorful Banquet

While many foods taste great, they can also be powerful healers, naturally packaged in vibrant, multicolored disguises. Plus, these foods won’t cause...

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...

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