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Health & Wellness

Food Waste: Why it Matters and What Can Be Done to Reduce It

By On July 26, 2017

Did you know that 40 percent of our food ends up wasted? Wasted food is the single largest contributor to landfills in the U.S.—not to mention that it wastes water, labor, fuel,… Read More

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Nutrition

Try Wild Rice—Nature’s Nutritious Alternative

By On June 15, 2017

You have probably heard of wild rice, and you might even have tried it, but do you really know what it is? … Read More

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Nutrition

How to Make Smoothies That Are Always Nutritionally Balanced

By On May 10, 2017

Blending a range of healthy ingredients together in a delicious smoothie is an easy way to make sure you’re getting a good balance of nutrients into your day.… Read More

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Nutrition

Can Organic Food Really Improve Your Wellness?

By On March 29, 2017

The purchasing of organic food has become significantly more mainstream over the past decade since the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) set into effect the National Organic Standards. … Read More

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Nutrition

How to Create a Nutrition Plan You’ll Actually Like

By On March 8, 2017

Diets can be so frustrating. There are so many out there, but many of us struggle to find one that actually works. … Read More

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Farmers Markets

Catch the Wave of Wholesome Foods with Wholesome Waves “Prescription” Program

By On August 3, 2016

Wholesome Wave’s mission is to inspire “under-served consumers to make healthier food choices by increasing affordable access to fresh, local, and regional food.”… Read More

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Nutrition

Health Benefits of Quinoa

By On July 25, 2016

Quinoa has gotten a great deal of attention in the past few years, often being labeled as a “super food.” But what makes quinoa so good for you?… Read More

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Farmers Markets

Teach a Man to Garden and You Feed Him for a Lifetime

By On June 29, 2016

Making healthy food choices is challenging for many reasons. According to a Consumer Reports study from 2015, organic foods are 47 percent more expensive than non-organic options.… Read More

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Nutrition

The FDA’s Proposed Changes to the Nutrition Facts Label Are Now Final

By On June 7, 2016

The new FDA recommendations have lead to the first major overhaul of the nutrition labels in 20 years. … Read More

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Nutrition

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Mobile Farmer’s Market Provides Access to Fresh Produce

By On May 31, 2016

The St. Louis MetroMarket is a non-profit farmer’s market operating with the goal of addressing the issue of food deserts in St. Louis.… Read More