How the Right Foods Can Boost Your Immune System During Flu Season
We all know that eating healthy is good for us. But did you know that certain foods can help keep us from getting sick, especially during flu season? In this blog, we’ll ... READ MORE
Hi there! My name is Ozzy the Otter, and I have some exciting news for you. Treasure Quest locations have popped up all across Sarasota County! Come play with me and learn all about what nature has to offer at your favorite park or library. ... READ MORE
The end of the year is almost here and we all know that means holidays and celebrations are in full swing. The best part of any celebration (besides friends and family, of course)? All of the delicious food! While the food we consume around ... READ MORE
Nearly 20,000 jars to fill food pantries across the state ahead of the holidays
For the second straight year, the winner of the statewide Peanut Butter Challenge is… Santa Rosa County, with a whopping 1,970 jars for a total of 2,485 ... READ MORE
"Individuals with Type 1 diabetes have an insulin PRODUCTION problem. They no longer produce insulin. However, individuals with type 2 diabetes have an insulin RESISTANCE problem. They produce insulin or some insulin, but their body resists ... READ MORE
Stay Well while enjoying all the Holiday Celebrations!
You made it through Thanksgiving, hopefully following the tips from "Plan Your Holiday Eating!" However, the holidays celebrations are just beginning. Most holiday functions are usually ... READ MORE
Soil is not dirt.
There's a lot of talk these days about the microbiome, beneficial bacteria, soil food web and other names for the often invisible life in the soil. Many people don't realize that the soil beneath them is not some inert substance. ... READ MORE
Leaky gut is linked to inflammation and the origin of many chronic diseases.
Understand Leaky Gut
Our intestines have a thin layer of cells covered by mucus. This unicellular (one cell) thin layer separates the intestines from the bloodstream. ... READ MORE
Thanksgiving week as arrived and you are working hard to Stay Well this holiday season!!
But now the panic is setting in because either you are going to someone else's house or you aren't preparing all the dishes. You will be surrounded by ... READ MORE