Here’s why eating blueberries helps prevent heart disease, cancer and brain aging
7 Proven Reasons To Eat More Blueberries Written By: Margie King, Health Coach Spring and summer are prime seasons for fresh blueberries. But there are good reasons to eat them all year round. Blueberries pack huge health benefits in a tiny package. Research confirms that eating even less than a cup of blueberries a day helps fend off heart disease, cancer, brain aging, and much more. Here are seven great reasons to eat more blueberries every day. 1. Berries Stop Heart Attacks According to a study published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association eating at least three servings of blueberries and strawberries every week can save women from heart attacks. Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of East Anglia reviewed the berry-eating habits of 93,600 women between the ages of 25 and 42 over 18 years. The women were part of the Nurses’ Health Study II. Researchers concluded that women who ate three or more servings of blueberries and strawberries per week reduced their risk of heart attack by as much as one-third. And it really had to be berries. Women who ate a diet rich in other fruits and vegetables did not enjoy […]
Anti-Inflammatory Brownies Made With Only 5 Ingredients!
I often find myself baking unhealthy treats, but instead of quitting the kitchen for good, I’ve been looking for healthier alternative recipes. It’s not always easy to find these healthy recipes, but whenever I find one that’s actually delicious, I need to talk about it! It’s moist, vegan, gluten-free, and delicious! It uses natural sweeteners that are way better for you than artificial ones. Sweet potato: Naturally sweet AND improves regulation of blood sugar If you’re trying to cut down on sugar, the sweetness of sweet potato may fool you into believing it’s bad for your pancreas; however, sweet potatoes improve blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes, regardless of their seemingly high Glycemic Index (GI) Anti-inflammatory benefits Anthocyanin (what makes a sweet potato orange) is full of anti-inflammatory health benefits. These benefits are found in brain and nerve tissue throughout the body Vitamins and Minerals Sweet potatoes are FULL of vitamins A and C (which makes them great for your immune system). They also have vitamin B6, B1, B2, and B3 Sweet potatoes are also full of manganese, copper, phosphorus, potassium, and fiber; all of which work together to keep your blood, digestion, and whole body healthy. Sweet Potato Brownies Ingredients […]
by Mary Pellerito I’m creating a pollinator/butterfly garden this year. I am in the weed/grass suppression stage so I won’t show you photos just yet. When I have some blooms, butterflies, and bees to show you, I’ll be sure to post photos. In the meantime, I’m studying up on what plants to add to this garden. First, what should I plant to attract butterflies? Native plants, of course. Butterflies that visit my garden evolved with the native plants in the area. To make life a little easier for the butterflies, I am going to plant sun-loving natives since adult butterflies feed in the sun. Also, I want plants that provide continuous blooms from spring through autumn so that the butterflies can find food in may garden for as long as they are here. To attract different species of butterflies, including Swallowtail, Monarch, Viceroy, and Fritillary, I’m going to plant the following natives. Note: These are natives in my area, but I think they grow in many areas of the U.S. milkweed aster purple cone-flower blazing star native phlox black-eyed Susan dogbane New Jersey tea coreopsis joe-pye weed goldenrod vervain ironweed Adult butterflies also want plants on which they can […]
Make Your Own Dishsoap
Do you know just how easy it is to make your own dish soap? It really is! And by making your own you not only can cut down on all the harsh chemicals (Chlorine, alkyl phenoxy ethanols (APEs), dichloromethane (DCM), diethanolamine (DEA), dioxane, phosphates, sodium lauryl/laureth sulfate, and synthetic fragrances) and other environmentally unfriendly products (for example, palm oil), but you also will decrease your use of plastic, and save money. Here is a great recipe (adapted from Mommypotomus) for liquid dish soap: Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups boiling water 1/4 cup grated Dr. Bronner’s bar soap, tightly packed* 1/4 cup liquid castile soap 2 1/4 teaspoon – 1 tablespoon (plus up to 1 teaspoon additional) super washing soda (adjust for desired thickness)** 1/2 teaspoon non-GMO glycerin 15-40 drops essential oil (lime, lemon and orange are great for cutting grease. Lavender and juniper are also good choices) Equipment: Used dish soap squirt bottle or pump dispenser. *Other soaps, such as my pure coconut oil soap for laundry, can be used. However, some need more washing soda to thicken and some need less. If it’s watery,reheat the mixture and incrementally increase the amount of washing soda until it reached the right consistency. ** Super washing soda creates a […]
Certified Naturally Grown vegetables and meat products. All heritage breeds, Berkshire Pigs, Heritage broilers, Grass-fed beef.
We sell Heirloom Vegetable seeds and Heirloom Tomato plants through our website: www.heirloomseedsandplants.com
makes all natural hand salves, hand creams, baby products, pet products, wool dryer balls (made with local wool) and more. Many are added value products made with things such as beeswax (of which I use most of my own), shea butter, organic cocoa butter, a variety of organic essential oils, and organic herbs that I grow myself. I am committed to providing products that are 100% natural and 100% chemical free, and mostly all organic (which means no petroleum, no preservatives, no parabens, no GMO’s, no synthetic fragrances, and no stabilizers). All products are safe to use on children and pets. I make everything in small batches and fresh to order.
We are the only Turkey farm of any size in Maine that raises its birds on pasture. We use no background or other antibiotics (except to treat sick birds, of which we have had none since 2010), and we use no hormones, which are illegal for poultry in the United States. Much of our feed is non-gmo. We do all slaughter and processing on farm, in small batches, and we make about 40 items with our Turkeys. Check out our website for the full slate of items. It is www.theturkeyfarm.com. Under federal regulations, we are permitted to sell in the state of Maine only.
Certified Naturally Grown Produce and Egg Farm. Offering high quality, produce, fruit, herbs and eggs and to select customers. Email orders accepted. Farm pick up only. We are located 55 miles north of Atlanta and 52 Miles South of Chattanooga on the banks of the Oostanoola River between Calhoun and Rome off highway 53. We grow to the strictest of organic standards and with mindful tending of our earth. Website: leihallfarm.org.
California Wine Country Farm harvesting organic soil and Red Wiggler Worms.
Atom acres creates year round vegetable production.
Roadside Market with fresh fruit and vegetables picked fresh in season.Grown on sandy soils giving our fruits and vegetables their incredible flavor and early harvest. Lots of specialty vegetables from A to Z. Large or small amounts available . Also U-pick Blueberries,red and black Raspberries. Open 7 days a week 9:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. Some vegetables will start in early May , and end our season at Thanksgiving. We’re in Southwestern Michigan near the state line around 90 miles from Chicago. Web site is www.ecklerfarms.com Telephone 269 683 2509
I am a Hoosierganic grower of over 1500 varieties of non-hybrid chile peppers. I ship chile pepper, sweet pepper, tomato and tomatillo bedding plants and sell locally at our greenhouse. I am dedicated to preserving chile biodiversity.
We grow organic navels, satsumas, sweet/tart kumquats, meyer lemons, tangelos, tangerines, grapefruit. We are also adding vegetables to the list.
Steam Valley Fiber Farm sells Mohair and Wool yarn, roving and socks made from our fiber. We sustainably raise Border Leicester sheep, Angora Goats & Nubian goats. Seasonally, we have meat for sale from our livestock.