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18 09, 2019

Fall Seasonal Produce

2019-09-18T10:34:19-05:00

Fall is just around the corner! While we might be misled by the warm September days this year we should be looking forward to the wonderful fall produce that is in store for us. And hopefully, cooler weather. Fall produce is much more than pumpkins in Southeast Kansas. Fresh, green vegetables are abundant throughout

Fall Seasonal Produce2019-09-18T10:34:19-05:00
24 07, 2019

Do you need to buy organic food?

2019-09-02T18:36:54-05:00

Most people are unsure when it comes to organic food. We've heard it's healthier, but is that true? And, is it worth the cost? The truth is that it depends on the food. Overall, research shows that organics tend to be richer and have much lower pesticide contamination rates but it can vary widely depending

Do you need to buy organic food?2019-09-02T18:36:54-05:00
16 07, 2019

Summer Fruits and Vegetables

2019-09-02T18:36:54-05:00

Summer is in full swing. Swimming, backyard BBQs, and countless other outdoor actives fill up our weekends and evenings. But it also means that many fruits and vegetables are in season. From farmers markets to grocery stores, shopping in season can be a strategy for saving money while eating healthy. While it's not surprising,

Summer Fruits and Vegetables2019-09-02T18:36:54-05:00
19 06, 2019

Portion control for better health

2019-09-02T18:36:57-05:00

Most people believe that the obesity epidemic in the United States is because of our increasingly sedentary lifestyle, but a few studies point out that overeating alone can account for America's weight gain. While staying active is important, portion control is another factor that is crucial for health. You may be thinking of growling

Portion control for better health2019-09-02T18:36:57-05:00
29 05, 2019

Working towards a healthier diet

2019-09-02T18:36:58-05:00

The word diet makes many people think of a regimented plan to restrict a certain food, eat more of another, or has a name like Keto. But a diet shouldn't be a program you try for a month and then return to your old habits. Having a healthier diet is a lifestyle change. The oldest

Working towards a healthier diet2019-09-02T18:36:58-05:00
20 03, 2019

Spring fruits, vegetables, and recipes

2019-09-02T18:37:03-05:00

Spring is here! Well, hopefully. Southeast Kansas has a way of tricking us. But that doesn't mean we can't enjoy a wider variety of fresh produce than we saw during the winter. Here's the fruits and vegetables you can find in Southeast Kansas during spring and a few recipes to try. Check out our

Spring fruits, vegetables, and recipes2019-09-02T18:37:03-05:00
9 01, 2019

Winter fruits and vegetables

2019-09-02T18:37:04-05:00

Winter and the words fruits and vegetables might seem like an odd pair. But, depending on where you're at, there is a variety of produce in season during these chilly months. Southeast Kansas has the benefit of being located near some more southern states. This means easier access to cheaper, winter produce. The winter

Winter fruits and vegetables2019-09-02T18:37:04-05:00
14 11, 2018

Natural ways to boost your immune system – #WellnessWednesday

2019-09-02T18:37:05-05:00

With flu season upon us, most will seek out a flu shot. But this isn't the only way to boost your immune system. The flu shot alone is not enough to keep you illness free all winter. The flu is just one of many illnesses we can catch. We'll take a look at some of

Natural ways to boost your immune system – #WellnessWednesday2019-09-02T18:37:05-05:00
3 10, 2018

Fall Fruits and Veggies – #WellnessWednesday

2019-09-02T18:37:06-05:00

Fall Fruits and Veggies With the weather cooling down you might be tempted to throw out the idea of eating in-season produce but fall fruits and vegetables are more than just pumpkins in Southeast Kansas. Green, seasonal vegetables are abundant throughout the Midwest as well as a variety of root vegetables. Pumpkins and a

Fall Fruits and Veggies – #WellnessWednesday2019-09-02T18:37:06-05:00