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Got allergies? Look to herbs for relief

April 12, 2012

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by Kathleen Gould — We do not need to be told that allergies are at an all-time high. Sneezing, coughing, headaches, congestion, skin eruptions and emotional swings are just a few of the many symptoms that can manifest in our overburdened bodies. Allergens are the substances that cause allergies. Some of the more common allergens […]

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Springtime at the farmers’ market

February 24, 2012

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  Spring is a spectacular time of year at your local farmers’ market. The array is colorful, and there are a wide variety of organic fruits and vegetables to get creative with. You will find a wonderful selection of baby lettuces that are delicious with just a spritz of lemon juice […]

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Vitamin D: An underestimated nutrient

February 23, 2012

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by Matt Nagelbush —  Many of us who live in Arizona believe we do not have to worry about getting enough vitamin D. Yet this is a big misconception. The fact is that up to 75 percent of the American population, including those living in Arizona, are deficient in vitamin D. In addition, up to […]

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Congress wants to classify pizza as a vegetable

February 22, 2012

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In an absurd attempt to counter Federal regulations that greatly limit the amount of junk food that can be served as part of government-funded school lunch programs, the U.S. Congress has proposed a new spending bill that will classify pizza as a vegetable. Reports indicate that the bill allows two tablespoons of tomato paste to […]

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