The Mighty Mushroom: Health Benefits of Mushrooms

It’s thought that mushrooms were first cultivated in China and Japan as early as the 6th century, however their use in food and medicine, and even for hallucinogenic purposes, can be traced back to 10,000 BCE (before common era), being used by Ancient Greeks, the Romans, the Mayans, the Chinese and the Vikings, among many others.

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Getting Back into Your Healthy Routine After Vacation

Summer means family vacations and BBQ’s and with all of that fun can come a few not-so-healthy choices. Excess sugar, processed food, and maybe a few too many adult beverages, can lead to a bloated belly and sugar cravings – but it’s OK, don’t beat yourself up. In fact, I encourage these little indulgences. What’s the point if we don’t live and enjoy our lives? Just like eating one salad won’t make you healthy, the occasional junk food won’t make you unhealthy. It’s just important to not lose all self-control and get back on track. So what are some things we can do to get back into our routine once the fun times are over? I’m glad you asked…

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Organic vs Non-Organic – Is One Really Better?

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