Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is a water-soluble vitamin known for its role in supporting a healthy immune system. However, it’s also crucial for many other important biological functions. A deficiency in vitamin C causes scurvy, leaves the body vulnerable to infections, and is an underlying factor in inflammation that can lead to chronic illness. …

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Most of us are familiar with macronutrients – protein, carbs and fat – the building blocks of a nutritious diet. But do you know that phytonutrients (chemical substances that give plants their vibrant colors) play an important role in your diet because of the ways they support good health and help prevent illness?  Plants produce…

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You’ve heard the saying, “it’s the thought that counts.” This year, make your thoughts count with healthy homemade gifts. Do-it-yourself (DIY) gifts allow you to avoid the toxins that lurk in most store-bought products, save money, and promote the wellbeing of friends and family. As an added bonus, making gifts is a fun way to…

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Kamut? It might sound like it, but it’s not the name of a new Muppet. Pronounced KAH-moot, it is the name of a wonderful Ancient Grain that adds great flavor and texture to this recipe – a unique spin on a basic chicken and rice casserole. Kamut is slightly larger than rice and a bit…

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Tuesday, December 10th 6:30-7:30pm Roots of Health, 709 Frederick St with Feng Shui Consultant and Healer Megan Montero Nature is a great healer and teacher. When we live in rhythm with the cycles of the seasons, healing and wellness of all kinds is possible. You can live a healthier, more fulfilling life when you align with the…

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