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Your local farmers market!

Saying yes to fresh local produce is as simple as walking through your local farmers market. Farmers markets are just plain fun for the whole family. You have the opportunity to meet your local community and feel connected to the world around you, increasing health for body, mind and spirit. By shopping at the local farmers market, you can eat seasonally, fresh, ripe produce. This is another great way to increase your overall health. Buying from your local farmer allows you to support local agriculture. This means that the food you are eating comes from nearby. You are also eating food in your own environment, where it has perfectly-created nutrients for your specific climate and region.

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Fighting Inflammation through Spices

Lately there has been a lot of talk around the use of herbs and spices for inflammatory conditions in the body. How can we use this in our daily lives? Its easy humans have been flavoring their foods for centuries think of the spice trail and the impact it had. Why did this become such a marker in our history? Culinary herbs and spices have been used to help assist us in all manner of maladies for centuries. Today, scientific evidence is pouring in that suggests our ancestors were right- the use of spice does a lot more than flavor our food it aides the body in its natural healing process. An array of health benefits has been associated with herbs...

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Being with Nature

In our hurried lives we often forget to step out of our usual environment to recharge with nature. A simple walk through some of your local city parks or natural areas can be just what we need when we don't have the time to prepare for a journey out into the woods or a trip to the beach. Taking the time in our week to detach our selves from all our devises and to move into a more natural environment has profound affects on the brain. Its only presently that humans have become so unattached to the natural world some days spent never touching the earth or a leaf on a plant or just taking a moment to inhale the...

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