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Are You Really Getting Enough Fiber?

Are You Really Getting Enough Fiber?

Fiber is the stuff that makes your digestion hum, but the average American ingests less than half of the recommended amount per day. Most of us easily manage about 12 grams, but recommendations for optimal health range from 20 to 35 grams of dietary ...
5 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Healthy Eating

5 Ways to Get Kids Excited About Healthy Eating

Three cheers for cauliflower! Pass the spinach, please! Sound familiar? We wish. It isn’t easy getting kids to gobble up greens, veggies and other healthy foods. But there are some things parents can do to encourage good eating habits and to get kids ...
Should You Choose a Non-GMO Vitamin?

Should You Choose a Non-GMO Vitamin?

If you’re taking a multivitamin to fill nutritional gaps in your diet, you’re on the right track. Multis can act as back-ups for even the healthiest eaters. But not all multivitamins are created equal. Some are very inexpensive, but contain fillers a ...
How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

I stopped into my local  vitamin  store the other day, and my purchases (whole flax seed, fish oil tablets and raw cacao nibs) prompted a comment from the cashier. “What do you do with all of that?” he asked. We fell into a conversation a ...
Small-Batch Canning for Beginners

Small-Batch Canning for Beginners

With summer coming to a close and fall just around the corner, the abundance of fruits and vegetables can be overwhelming. I start to panic a little when I think of saying goodbye to some of my favorite foods until next year! Of course, there’s ...