Archive for the tag 'nutrition'

The Dirty Dozen

People are becoming increasingly aware of the benefits of buying organic. Some of these benefits have to do with avoiding pesticides, avoiding genetically modified food, avoiding added hormones and antibiotics, avoiding irradiation, and improving nutrition (in many cases double the number of micronutrients like vitamins, minerals, and enzymes). Eating organic means supporting organic farmers and […]

The Rhythm of Seasonal Changes

Even if your local climate affords a gloriously extended Indian summer, it is autumn now, and your body takes note even if you don’t. Afternoon temperatures may be peaking in the 70’s and 80’s, but changes in sunlight – both the amount of available light each day, and the increasingly slanted angle of the sun […]