Food & Nutrition

110-year-old woman shares the 2 reasons she believes she’s lived so long
Jul16

110-year-old woman shares the 2 reasons she believes she’s lived so long

  While Ruth Onley could have never known she’d live to 110, there were hints: Her father lived until he was nearly 105, and Onley says her relationship with God definitely has something to do with it. “(God) told me my days were all numbered. But he didn’t tell me the number,” Onley laughs. Onley, one of 10 children, was born in 1914 in Weverton, Maryland. She was educated in a one-room school until the third grade before she...

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10 habits of successful men who always move forward in life
Jun28

10 habits of successful men who always move forward in life

Success doesn’t just happen by chance. It’s the result of intentional decisions and consistent habits. Over the years, I’ve noticed that successful men share a specific set of habits that set them apart from the rest. These habits enable them to keep progressing in life, no matter what challenges come their way. In this article, we’ll uncover the 10 habits of men who seem to always be on a winning streak. It’s not about copying others...

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This 100-year-old woman who still works and drives has simple tips for a long life
Jun25

This 100-year-old woman who still works and drives has simple tips for a long life

  Miriam Todd has no plans to retire. “It’s not for everybody, but it works well for me,” she says. Miriam Todd, 100, at her desk in Nehlig’s Furniture in Stratford, New Jersey, where she still works six days a week.Courtesy Christy Todd-Hoffman Create your free account or log in to save this article June 24, 2024, 9:33 AM MDT / Source: TODAY By A. Pawlowski At 100 years old, Miriam Todd works more hours than many...

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DURANGO FARMERS MARKET
Jun04

DURANGO FARMERS MARKET

  DURANGO FARMERS MARKET  Saturdays from May 11 – Oct 26, 2024  TBK Bank Parking Lot • 259 W 9th St, Durango, CO 81301 MAPEVENT WEBSITE EVENT DESCRIPTION The Durango Farmers Market offers fresh produce, protein, high-quality artisan crafts and ready to eat food and beverage – all from our local region! Every Saturday you can find us in the parking lot of the TBK Bank on 8th Street in between Main Avenue and Camino del...

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My family’s from the Greek island of longevity, where people often live to 100—here’s 1 unexpected food we always eat
May30

My family’s from the Greek island of longevity, where people often live to 100—here’s 1 unexpected food we always eat

  From beans to greens, there are many foods that make up the traditional diets of people in the Blue Zones, a handful of areas in the world where people tend to live longer. My family is from the Greek Blue Zone of Ikaria — I spend about half of every year on the island and run a cooking school out of my village home. To me, one unexpected food is at the top of the list of traditional ingredients: honey. The raw, thick,...

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These 5 Foods Will Stop Your Brain From Shrinking
May25

These 5 Foods Will Stop Your Brain From Shrinking

My educational background is in psychology and neuroscience. I’m a brain research junkie and read the latest studies each and every week. For the past three years or so, I have focused my attention on neurodegenerative diseases — mainly Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. As I became more interested in nutrition, I began to focus more on the impact that diet (and other lifestyle factors) have on the brain. Just as the foods you eat influence...

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‘Best form of dosage’ for apple cider vinegar boosts its efficacy for weight loss
May19

‘Best form of dosage’ for apple cider vinegar boosts its efficacy for weight loss

Dieticians around the world have touted apple cider vinegar as a superfood thanks to its antioxidant effects. In recent years, the superfood has gained recognition as a weight loss tool thanks to its satiating effect. To enjoy the condiment’s slimming effects, experts believe the timing of doses may be essential. Sarah Herrington, MS, CNC, CPT, Nutritionist for Brio-Medical, says “apple cider vinegar does not have a ‘fat burning...

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5 Herbal Essential Oils That Are Proven to Kill Cancer Cells
Jan05

5 Herbal Essential Oils That Are Proven to Kill Cancer Cells

There are many ways that essential oils and aromatherapy can support in cancer healing, including stress relief and emotional support. However, some essential oils are shown to act directly on cancer cells, preventing growth or even promoting apoptosis (cancer cell death).   We all have a small amount of “cancer,” or malformed cells, in our bodies at all times. A healthy body, which is fed good food and enjoys robust lifestyle...

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These 5 Foods Will Stop Your Brain From Shrinking
Nov13

These 5 Foods Will Stop Your Brain From Shrinking

My educational background is in psychology and neuroscience. I’m a brain research junkie and read the latest studies each and every week. For the past three years or so, I have focused my attention on neurodegenerative diseases — mainly Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. As I became more interested in nutrition, I began to focus more on the impact that diet (and other lifestyle factors) have on the brain. Just as the foods you eat influence...

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WHOLE EXPO
Sep07

WHOLE EXPO

 SEPTEMBER 9-10, 2023  La Plata County Fairgrounds • 2500 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301 MapEvent Website EVENT DESCRIPTION WholeExpo is the Four Corners annual showcase of holistic and ecological products, services and seminars that support health, harmony and spiritual awareness. WholeExpo provides 90 exhibitors, 15 educational seminars/workshops and patio events to enhance and improve your physical, mental and spiritual health....

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I ate eggs every day for a month and THIS happened
Aug03

I ate eggs every day for a month and THIS happened

My colleague Catherine (one of my favorite Nutritionists) just wrote this article about eggs last week. I thought it was fantastic and wanted to share… _______ When I was a kid, my mom would only allow us to eat eggs every other day. We had “Egg Days” and cereal days. Back then eggs were considered a heart attack risk if you ate them every day. Instead, people were filling up on bagels, oatmeal, cereal, doughnuts, pancakes, and...

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DURANGO FARMERS MARKET IS BACK
May13

DURANGO FARMERS MARKET IS BACK

EVENT DESCRIPTION The Durango Farmers Market offers fresh produce, protein, high-quality artisan crafts and ready to eat food and beverage – all from our local region! Every Saturday you can find us in the parking lot of the TBK Bank on 8th Street in between Main Avenue and Camino del Rio. Free Parking is available at the City Transit Center lot. The market opens at 8 am from May through September and 9 am in October and goes...

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Bee Pollen: A Survival Food With Extraordinary Health Benefits
Nov03

Bee Pollen: A Survival Food With Extraordinary Health Benefits

Bee pollen is the male seed of a flower blossom, collected by honey bees and combined with the insects’ digestive enzymes. It’s a mixture of sticky pollen granules that can contain up to five million pollen spores each. It is one of my favorite natural health and survival foods and packs a powerful punch in each spoonful. Raved by many as a perfect superfood, bee pollen is considered one of nature’s most complete foods when it comes...

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Fruits are booming this harvest season around Durango
Oct05

Fruits are booming this harvest season around Durango

The Good Food Collective’s gleaning coordinators gathered about 630 pounds of apples from just two trees on Friday. Rachel Landis said apples are biennial crops, meaning they produce fruit in “massive quantities” – an estimated 2.3 million pounds during an average season in the Animas Valley watershed – every other year. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald) 14th annual Apple Days Festival at farmers market scheduled for Oct. 8 Apple, peach,...

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23 Divine List of Healing Herbs in the Bible
Sep08

23 Divine List of Healing Herbs in the Bible

That fact that the Bible is the most sold book in the world is not a hoax because Bible is not only the collection of sacred manuscripts that captured the divine relationship between human and their God but Bible is also the source of knowledge. All kinds of knowledge you could find in the Bible, including knowledge about healing and the list of healing herbs in the Bible below will surprise you that even since ancient time those...

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15 Proven Herbal Treatments for Diabetes That You Should Try
Aug10

15 Proven Herbal Treatments for Diabetes That You Should Try

  Herbs are considered to be one of the most effective and natural ways in effectively treating both type 1 as well as type 2 diabetes. If you are not into medication, herbs are the best alternative treatment for diabetes. The herbs mentioned in this post have medicinal properties which help in maintaining a stable level of blood glucose in diabetic patients. Let us look into the following 15 herbs which really help in the...

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15 Genius Ways to Use Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Jun24

15 Genius Ways to Use Extra Virgin Olive Oil

We all love a drizzle of finishing olive oil on omelets, meats, and other dishes, but it turns out that extra virgin olive oil has all sorts of other uses. Did you know that you can use it as shoe polish, or even as a quick way to treat diaper rash? Quality matters here. Make sure to find cold-pressed, extra virgin olive oil that has not been heated or chemically refined. This processing can damage the delicate antioxidants that give...

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Benefits of Intermittent Fasting
Jun14

Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Abstract Purpose of Review We review the underlying mechanisms and potential benefits of intermittent fasting (IF) from animal models and recent clinical trials. Recent findings Numerous variations of IF exist, and study protocols vary greatly in their interpretations of this weight loss trend. Most human IF studies result in minimal weight loss and marginal improvements in metabolic biomarkers, though outcomes vary. Some animal...

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Superfoods That Boost Energy
Apr10

Superfoods That Boost Energy

If you’ve ever eaten a giant bowl of cacio e pepe for lunch only to find yourself struggling to stay awake three hours later, you are not alone. “Refined carbs, like pasta and bread, cause an immediate spike in blood sugar, which leads to a rapid rise in insulin, and then a swift plunge in blood sugar. This blood sugar roller coaster causes fatigue and drowsiness,” says Jeffrey Morrison, M.D., a New York City-based physician and...

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How Eggs Promote Elderly Health
Apr08

How Eggs Promote Elderly Health

Eggs have long been thought to have a high level of cholesterol commonly associated with heart problems, though this notion is not entirely true. Despite the cholesterol content, eggs actually have numerous health benefits, especially for the elderly. Anchorage part-time care experts want to share some of the ways eggs can help keep your senior loved one healthy. Protein is one of the most important dietary elements required by the...

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