Monthly Archives: August 2020

We’ve all experienced the inconvenience of a computer crash at work, but the body is one machine you can’t do without. Backs, necks, shoulders and upper extremities are common sore spots for deskbound workers. Taking movement breaks throughout the day (ideally five minutes out of every 30 to 60 minutes at your desk) can energize […]

What Is It? A trace mineral obtained through one’s diet Food sources include meat, eggs, seafood, dark chocolate, beans, lentils and seeds such as hemp, pumpkin, sesame and squash How Does It Support Immune Health? Essential for proper immune system function; deficiency has been associated with reduced ability to fight infection† Studies have found zinc […]

If you’re looking for farm-fresh produce to use in your favorite fall soups and stews, look no further than a farmers market. There you can find vendors from throughout your region selling their wares directly to the public. Food gets no fresher than that! Culinary satisfaction isn’t the only reason to shop a farmers market, […]

Apples are among the most popular types of fruit in the US. According to the US Apple Association, the country’s growers produce about 50 pounds of fresh and processed fruit per person every year. Apples’ taste and versatility help explain their popularity, along with their well-deserved reputation as a healthy alternative to candy, chips and […]

The longing look at your plate, the whine: If you have a dog or cat, chances are your friend has begged for some of what you’re having. But despite that “feed me” face (yeah, it’s adorable), giving pets people food isn’t always a good idea. These lists are not comprehensive and even allowable foods should […]

As a parent you want what’s best for your children. You’d like them to take risks, meet new people and be happy, and not be anxious or worried about what others think of them. However, none of that comes automatically. By encouraging them to rely on their own resources, and by loving them even when […]

It’s the question that starts fights among hardcore chiliheads: Which hot pepper brings the heat—as in BRINGS IT? That leads to a Chili 101 question: How do you measure hot pepper heat? The answer to that one is straightforward. The Scoville scale, named after creator Wilbur Scoville, measures pepper pungency in Scoville Heat Units (SHU) […]

The average person takes about 20,000 breaths a day and generally never thinks twice about the process—until breathing becomes difficult. Keeping your lungs in good working order is crucial for not only easier respiration but also better overall health. Here are the best ways to accomplish that. Don’t Start Smoking or Quit If You Do […]

Proper diet is generally the first thing you think of when it comes to weight loss, and it’s true: You can’t shed pounds without eating right. That being said, a healthy diet works best when paired with exercise if you’re trying to lose weight. So what type of exercise should you go with? The best […]

Ingredients About 8 slices coconut oil or butter (for greasing pan) 2 cups fresh blackberries 3 large eggs 1/8 teaspoon sea salt 1/3 cup super fine almond flour ½ cup KLN vanilla ¾ cup water INSTRUCTIONS Heat oven to 350F and grease a 9-inch pie pan. Arrange fruit in the bottom of the pan. Blend […]