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With the promise of warm summer days upon us, I find myself daydreaming about and planning my herb garden. Just picked herbs add an entirely new dimension to my summertime culinary creations, but it’s their long-standing medicinal uses that pique my interest when planning the garden.
Is Your Perfect Lawn Making You Sick? As a breast cancer survivor, I know firsthand how devastating the diagnosis of cancer is. So when I pass by signs warning to “Keep off Lawn for 24 Hours” because of the application of pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers, I get upset.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, about 1 in every 12 people has asthma, and the numbers are increasing every year. Asthma is a condition in which a person’s airway swells and becomes inflamed, resulting in difficulty breathing, shortness of breath and coughing. There are many reasons that…
It’s my favorite time of year again – spring! Those first sweet smells in the warmer air and the light of longer days lift my spirits like nothing else, especially after a long, cold winter in the northeast. As a Nutritionist, this time of year always renews my commitment to…
Let’s talk about stress. First let’s talk about it from the point of view of how most of us experience it on a daily basis: The boss yelling at you Being late to an appointment or meeting Kids, spouse (need I say more?) Deadlines Etc… Sound familiar? Let’s now look…
5. Leafy greens– OK, so this technically counts as multiple foods, but these veggies are some of your best options. Whether it be spinach, kale, arugula, watercress, beet greens, or any others, you are feeding your body nutrient-rich foods that will make you feel satisfied with fewer calories. 4.