Monthly Archives: June 2013

Tick, Tock (Your Biological Clock)

As we age, cellular damage takes its toll on the body. Like all human organs (skin being the biggest), your skin goes through its own unique and undeniable aging process. In fact, it is the most apparent sign of advancing … Continue reading

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Buying Local Produce

“A community food system is one in which “food production, processing, distribution and consumption are integrated to enhance the environmental, economic, social and nutritional health of a particular place.” From Discovering the Food System: A Primer on Community Food Systems, Cornell … Continue reading

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Note to Women: What Can Men Do to Have Better Health?

Doing a better job of taking care of their health could help men live longer, healthier lives. Here are some things women can tactfully suggest that men do: Find a physician for ongoing health risk assessments and checkups. Work on … Continue reading

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We Knew This

Celebrated the second week of June, the week leading up to Father’s Day in the United States, Men’s Health Week is intended to heighten public awareness of preventable health problems. Men’s health is truly a family issue! Preventing men’s health … Continue reading

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Birds Control Pests

Goodbye, unwanted insects! Cardinals and chickadees catch soft insects to feed their little ones. Hummingbirds can even eat spiders and gnats. Note: To attract more birds, plant colorful flowers and provide birdbaths and feeders. Goodbye, unwanted insects! Source: AmericanProfile.com

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Pest Popularity Contest

Who’s your favorite garden pest? As much as you “love” them, how do you get rid of them? Here are a few suggestions: ANTS – sprinkle boric acid crystals where they congregate. SLUGS, SNAILS, and EARWIGS – sprinkle coffee grounds, … Continue reading

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Protein Power

So who wins? Animal or vegetable foods as a source of protein? Red meat can increase internal inflammation from all its saturated fat, iron, and nitrites. Inflammation can lead to heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and cancer. So, you might want … Continue reading

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