Being healthy at home can easily become a daily routine. Choosing wheat over white, fruit over your favorite snack, yogurt instead of an apple, a moringa smoothie instead of a shake- these deliberations become second nature. 484 more words
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Instead of focusing a disproportionate amount (or all!) of our energy dickering over some of today’s hot button issues, such as the various ways of how to interpret Paul’s doctrine of justification, or who thinks what about hell, Christians should be focusing some serious energy on this. 162 more words
According to the USDA, food deserts are defined “as urban neighborhoods and rural towns without ready access to fresh, healthy, and affordable food. Instead of supermarkets and grocery stores, these communities may have no food access or are served only by fast food restaurants and convenience stores that offer few healthy, affordable food options.” About 23.5 million people live in a food desert and more than half of those people are low-income. 402 more words
Fewer than one in five people in Windsor live within walking distance of a grocery store, according to research conducted by a geospatial data analyst at the University of Windsor. 710 more words
I think I’m a week off of schedule with this.
That’s okay, I’m doing it now & there is a TON of stuff going on right now in my life, so to the eight people who are regular readers to this, I apologize & will explain more in the near future. 896 more words
Richard has another good story in the Chicago Tribune today. This one is about farmers’ markets in the Chicago area that don’t have enough participating farmers… 223 more words