Food Toxins Liked to Obesity

There are many factors behind the rising rate of obesity, such as the increased intake of highly processed foods and lower physical activity. But scientists also are exploring less obvious connections, such as stress, sleep deprivation, and even the presence of toxins in the food supply.

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Stretching: Improves Flexibility, Posture & Balance

Aerobic exercise is an important part of staying healthy, but you might want to take a more balanced approach to fitness, one that includes strength-training exercises and stretching.

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Mexican Chicken Soup

This is the soup my one-fourth Mexican mother used to make all the time, and for that reason alone it is authentic to me.

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Maligned Hemp Seed Has Many Health, Environmental Benefits

n the past, hemp has gotten a bad rap because of its close relative, marijuana. However, while both plants are in the cannabis family, they’re very different.

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Pinboard- March 2015

Pinboard- March 2015

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Chicken Tikka Masala, surprisingly easy to make

I didn’t think chicken tikka masala could really get much better, but then I remembered my slow cooker.

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Crazy for carrots

Carrots were first cultivated about 1,100 years ago in the Afghanistan region, but seeds from its predecessor, the wild carrot, have been found in Europe dating back 5,000 years, when they were not grown as a vegetable, but as a medicinal herb and aphrodisiac by ancient Greeks and Romans.

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Physical and mental fitness are essential for a healthy back

With changes in the spine that come with aging, occasional backaches may grow more frequent and blossom into a chronic and disabling pain condition.

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Should you go gluten-free?

You may have noticed that gluten-free options are everywhere these days.

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Locally grown, seasonal produce offers nutritional, environmental benefits

When you recall of eating a delicious. juicy peach or near-perfect ear of sweet corn, summertime comes to mind.

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