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Posted 10/22/15

5 Simple Ways to Stop the Winter Blues Before They Start

By Heather Pratt, MNT, BCHN I really love the fall. But fall brings with it something I don’t love so much—darkness! As we move closer and closer to the Winter Solstice and the days get shorter and shorter, I notice my mood getting progressively lower. I’m not alone either: fourteen...
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Posted 10/19/15

7 Secrets to Hosting a GMO Free Thanksgiving

by Lani Jacobs-Banner October is non-GMO month, and we are excited to be a 2015 retail participant! Genetically modified foods pose a very real risk to human health and the environment, and they are in the vast majority of products available at conventional grocery stores, so educating consumers about how to...
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Posted 10/12/15

The Definitive Guide to Natural Sweeteners: Part 1

by Jonathan Clinthorne Most of us are familiar with the use of sugar as a sweetener in our foods. Most sweeteners—table sugar, high-fructose corn syrup, maple syrup, honey—are composed of the simple sugars fructose and glucose in about equal parts, with some variation, depending on the sweetener. Whether you add...
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Posted 10/2/15

Boo! Make It a Healthy Halloween

by Lani Jacobs-Banner My mother-in-law’s favorite holiday has always been Halloween. At her house, Halloween was a full evening event composed of a dinner party with her children’s friends, and then group trick-or-treating. She loved helping dress up her children and then handing out candy to the neighborhood. Afterward, the kids...
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