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Category: Health & Nutrition

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Beans and other legumes

In our last post in the “Grocery Shopping for Your Health” series, we strolled into the canned foods aisle. We’ll stay there for this post, as we focus on beans and other legumes. Legumes, such as dried beans,… Read More

Killing the Number One Killer – Part I in a Series: The Leading cause of death in the United States

Reading time: Approximately 6 minutes   This is the first of a four-part series on the leading cause of death in both USA and Marion County, FL. I’ll start by posing some questions. Q: What is the #… Read More

Florida’s Great Pumpkins

The Season for the Pumpkin The Autumn season screams cooler weather, warm colors, rich spices, and Pumpkin.  I adore pumpkin, including all its many varieties.  There are also many ways to prepare the winter squash, and I have… Read More

Avocados!

Avocado! One of the major attractions of Florida for many people is our ability to grow a variety of tropical and subtropical fruits.  It was at the very top of my list when I decided to return to… Read More

Fall Gardening: Right Here, Right Now

by Leslie Munroe & Yvonne Florian Right Here, Right Now Fall 2021 growing season is here.  Have you started your vegetable garden yet?  If your answer is, “no”, here are a few tips to help you on your… Read More

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: Canned foods and more

In the last post in our “Grocery Shopping for Your Health” series, we spent some time talking about eggs. Today, we are leaving this area of the store and heading over to the canned food aisle. This aisle… Read More

Grocery Shopping for Your Health: The refrigerated case – eggs

In the last post in our “Grocery Shopping for Your Health” series, we dipped into cheese. This blog post keeps us in the refrigerated section a bit longer, to talk about eggs. Eggs are economical, convenient and easy… Read More