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Posts related to Health (15)

Cloves and Bulbs of the Garlic

Vegetable Spotlight: Garlic

December is time for cold weather, and the end of a growing season for many crops. However, there is …

Mediterranean Foods, Tomatoes, Basil, and Olive Oil

What is Med instead of Meds?

In our daily life, we may find it difficult to determine the best method for eating well and improving …

Baby and Dad Sleeping

How Do I Get Better Sleep?

When thinking about good health, we always look at eating well and getting in physical activity. However, there are …

Kale

Vegetable Spotlight: Kale

What’s leafy, looks bumpy, and green all over? I believe that would be Kale! Which just so happens to …

Black berries on a bush

Are You Getting Enough Fiber?

Fiber is a very important nutrient that benefits the body in many ways, from weight management to maintaining a …

Beets

Vegetable Spotlight: Beets

Today, we are putting the spotlight on a nutritious and delicious vegetable, which one of its most popular varieties …

Pumpkins

Vegetable Spotlight: Pumpkins

Fall is soon upon us, and what better way to celebrate the cooler weather than celebrating the harvest of …

OKra

Vegetable Spotlight: Okra

Today we are putting the spotlight on a classic southern vegetable, the okra! According to NC State Extension, Okra …

Spot Skin Cancer

As we celebrate our Nation’s Independence on July 4th, many folks will be outside at picnics, parades, and other …

feet walking on pavement

Walking Safety Tips

As the weather turns warmer, more folks will be out walking. Walking is a great way to exercise and …