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Health Tip – Apr. 3 – Protect Your Heart with a...

Older adults can have a reduced risk of developing heart disease if they include more Vitamin D in their diets. Vitamin D and fortified...

Health Tip – Sept. 18 – Five Reasons Supplements Are Useful

The daunting variety of vitamins and other supplements on the market today can make choices difficult. Alongside traditional multivitamins and single-nutrient pills (such as...

Health Tip – Sept. 17 – Corn: A Summer Treat

Corn on the cob is a traditional summertime treat that can add some positive nutritional value to typically less-than-healthful BBQ fare. Corn has been...

Health Tip – Aug. 30 – Dressing Your Salad to Boost...

If you want to get the biggest nutritional bang from your salad greens, be sure your dressing is made with a monounsaturated fat such...

Health Tip – Aug. 2 – Bananas Are Better Than Sports...

If you want a better nutritional boost while exercising, go bananas. New findings from Appalachian State University’s Human Performance Lab in North Carolina show...

Health Tip – July 17 – Anti-Alzheimer’s Diet

The more omega-3 fatty acids in the diet, the lower the blood levels of a protein related to Alzheimer's disease.  A study from Columbia...

Word of the Day – July 6 – Goober

Noun: Goober  (GOO-ber)Definition:  A peanutIt may be small, but the goober packs a large amount of healthy nutrients.

10 tips for growing Better Tomatoes in the U.P. this year

Most yooper gardeners give growing tomatoes a try, even new gardeners. I appreciated Yahoo's  10 tips for improving productivity and growing better tomatoes.Tomato Tip...

Health Tip – Apr. 16 – Is Your Produce Exposing You...

Eating fresh produce is the best way to obtain the nutrients that support optimum health, but the pesticides used on many crops remain a...

Health Tip – Dec. 2 – Reducing Macular Degeneration Risk

Macular degeneration is a debilitating eye disorder generally considered to be irreversible, and it remains the leading cause of blindness in individuals over the...