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Eat Local! Asparagus

By Teri McKenzie / April 4, 2015

The quintessential spring vegetable – Asparagus! What’s there not to like about the simple asparagus? It’s rich in a class of phytonutrients known as saponins that are anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant in nature, giving the liver the extra ‘boost’ it needs to detoxify the body from the long winter. In addition…

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Bitter Greens

By Teri McKenzie / March 30, 2015

Just as you would give your home a nice spring-cleaning, when you eat with the seasons, nature intrinsically brings ‘spring cleaning’ to your body by the way of bitter greens. When you eat bitter greens (in fact, anything bitter), you stimulate your body’s production of bile. Bile is like the…

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Winter Greens

By Teri McKenzie / March 30, 2015

opera mini for pc windows 7 For those who are lucky enough to have a green house, you may already be well into “greens” season, enjoying kale, collards or even arugula. Even those of us who don’t, spring is in the air and early greens could be considered a treat…

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Eat Local! March

By Teri McKenzie / March 1, 2015

For those who are lucky enough to have a green house, you may already be well into “greens” season, enjoying kale, collards or even arugula. Even those of us who don’t, spring is in the air and early greens could be considered a treat for the less than stellar ski…

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Local Investor Loans Money to Raw Dead Fish

By Jena Lassiter / February 12, 2015

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Eat Local! February

By Teri McKenzie / February 1, 2015

Eat Local! (February) Allium vegetables are recognized for their unique class of organosulfur compounds that are heavily researched in association with vascular function, cholesterol production inhibition and platelet aggregation. Garlic seems to be a more concentrated source of these compounds and it has been found that they reach their peak…

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Eat Local! Winter Squash

By Jena Lassiter / January 4, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] by Darci Barman While we’ve become accustomed to thinking about leafy vegetables as an outstanding source of antioxidants, we’ve been slower to recognize the outstanding antioxidant benefits provided by other vegetables like winter squash. In fact, no single food provides a greater percentage of carotenoids than winter squash.…

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Eat Local!

By Teri McKenzie / January 4, 2015

Eat Local – Winter Squash (continued) While we’ve become accustomed to thinking about leafy vegetables as an outstanding source of antioxidants, we’ve been slower to recognize the outstanding antioxidant benefits provided by other vegetables like winter squash. In fact, no single food provides a greater percentage of carotenoids than winter…

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