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The 4 Best Foods For All-Day Energy

By Tawnya Manion | August 5, 2013

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Photo: Boz Bros

Photo: Boz Bros

Energy, we all want it, but sometimes getting that extra boost from a cup of joe or a concoction in a can leaves us with an afternoon slump. Instead, switch to nutritious, whole foods to help you stay vigilant through-out the day. Energy boosting nourishment is packed with nature’s natural revitalizers such as omega-3 fatty acids and B-complex vitamins. To rev up your engine and avoid feeling sleepy midday add these four stamina inspiring foods to your daily diet. 

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Boost Your Mood With Food

By Tawnya Manion | June 13, 2013

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When life gets tough the tough eat salmon? Ok, that’s not how the saying goes, but if the tough want to keep their spirits high through trials and tribulations they might want to consider such notions.

We all know that maintaining a healthy, balanced diet contributes to a sense of well-being, but did you know that vitamin and mineral deficiencies effect state of mind too? Or that even the act of cooking can reduce stress? It’s true, especially if you love to cook. Follow these three tips to boost your mood with food.

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Select Seafood!

By Carla F. Williams | October 8, 2012

Photo courtesy dbrekke | Flickr

Photo courtesy dbrekke | Flickr

October is National Seafood Month, the time that we honor eating from the sea. American fish harvesting hit a record 17-year high last year. Despite a larger catch, the wide range of delicious varieties to choose from, and the messages on seafood’s role in supporting our health, we still aren’t making seafood our protein of choice as frequently as we should. A recent report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration revealed that the average American ate the equivalent of about 15 pounds of uncooked fish and shellfish in 2011. That translates to dining on just a little over 4.5 ounces of seafood or one lonely seafood meal per week—half of what the experts at the USDA and the American Heart Association recommend. A true seafood lover, I had to find out why seafood isn’t on our plates more frequently. Read More

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Controlling the Chilean Salmon Virus

By admin | August 2, 2011

Photo: Sam Beebe

Photo: Sam Beebe

During the summer, sometimes it’s nice to step away from the burgers and hotdogs and go with something lighter, like some fresh salmon. Salmon is very healthy and can be very delicious. But, based on some recent revelations about a virus called “infectious salmon anemia”, the salmon-farming industry is becoming more and more unsustainable. Read More

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