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Keep Calm, you have 7 weeks till Christmas!

Keep Calm, you have 7 weeks till Christmas!

Halloween is over. And before you know it the Christmas tree will be ready for decorations! Have you thought about what you will do for the holidays? My kids woke up this morning and said “Halloween is over! It’s time to get ready for Christmas!” I could not believe my ears. How quickly they move on from shouting trick or treat and gobbling down candy to talking about Christmas. I began thinking about our plans this year. I am excited about Christmas and the adventures we will have. Then I began to think about my Christmases past. The sadness of...

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Putting the C in Cauliflower

Putting the C in Cauliflower

The Vitamin that Makes this Cruciferous Crucial   It’s no surprise the benefits of cauliflower can be lengthy. Just one look at this veggie and you can tell it’s closely related to the infamous broccoli family, which has been well understood as a potent cruciferous. Like it’s cousin, cauliflower is dense with a whole alphabet of vitamins and nutrients. Most notably is the Vitamin C content. Making up an impressive 73%, Vitamin C tops the chart (literally, see this whfoods source) and provides 54 milligrams of it per cup. That’s great, but what does Vitamin C really do? You see it...

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Nutrition for Kids

Nutrition for Kids

When it comes to kids health and nutrition, we sometimes assume that it will be different than an adult’s. After all, kids are still growing so they must need more calcium and multivitamins, right?  A safe and logical assumption, indeed. But the truth is that they need the same kind of nutrition you do. Which makes it easy, because you can figure that a child can eat the same balanced meal that you’re eating. Same dinner, same veggies, etc. Nutrition comes best from food, for adults and kids alike. Getting a multitude of different vitamins and minerals from food is...

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