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The Dangers of Salad Dressing and How to Make Your Own

In Health by Jesse SoberalLeave a Comment

There’s nothing like a fresh delicious salad. There’s so many amazing combinations you can make using different leafy greens, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, grains and beans. Eating salads is a great way to expand your taste buds and often explore different flavors you never knew existed. Salads are an amazing way to incorporate living, raw foods into your diet which …

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How to Grow Your Own Food on a Patio or Roof

In Food Justice by Jesse Soberal2 Comments

Many people think that you can only grow food in the ground but it very possible to grow food anywhere like a patio or roof. I’ve been growing food on my roof for over 4 years now and have had tremendous success without any previous gardening experience. If done correctly you can produce a whole lot of food on your …

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Deconstructing Your Cravings: The Nitty Gritty

In Health, Nutrition by Ray DeFeis, INHCLeave a Comment

One of the most important things I’ve learned about the body is it never makes a mistake. It always knows what it wants, especially when it comes to what we crave. Whether it’s chocolate, candy, ice-cream, fried foods, or whatever it may be you desire, it knows. Taking the time to understand why we crave what we crave, can help …

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Starting an Organic Garden

In Empowerment, Environment, Sustainability by Joan Shields, RN4 Comments

STEPS TO PLANNING AN ORGANIC GARDEN: LOCATION: The first step in planning an organic garden is to look for a sunny spot. Monitor the amount of sunshine the spot receives each day. Six to ten 10 hours of sunshine per day makes for ideal growing conditions. SOIL: Prepare the garden spot with a composted soil made from discarded kitchen scraps, …