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Medicinal Mushrooms

Beyond Buttons and Portabellas
Reishi, lion’s mane, cordyceps and other types of mushrooms have powerful compounds that protect cognition, boost immunity and lower stress – and that’s just for starters.
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Custom Healthy Meals Made to Order at Onion Garden

Onion Garden Chef Tim Carden is offering wholesome, custom meal prep options that can help with achieving healthy eating goals throughout the new year.

Sitka Salmon Shares Offering Special Holiday Gift Boxes

Fish certificates in customizable dollar amounts and 2019 CSF shares are also available for holiday giving.

Learn to Cook with Living Foods

The Purple Sprout Cafe and Juice Bar, in Wheeling, will conduct a Living Foods for Better Life non-cooking interactive class and dinner at 6:30 p.m., July 18.

Wild Alaskan Seafood Direct to Your Door

Now, Natural Awakenings readers can receive $25 off any 2018 CSF share with promo code NAC18.
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A World Without Coffee

A look inside the coffee crisis and how local businesses are working to #SaveTheCoffee
One of the United States’ most consumed and most popular products is in jeopardy due to the lack of sustainability practices in the industry.

Celebrate Early Summer Vegetables

This month we highlight asparagus and rhubarb for the start to summer and outdoor farmers’ market season. Rhubarb is a red, tart vegetable resembling celery.

Turkey Quinoa Bowl Recipe

Boost your brain health with this hearty protein and healthy-fat packed dish,” says health coach Tiffany Hinton.

Berry Picking Season

BEGINS IN WOODSTOCK
The feel of the warm sun and first summer breezes announce the arrival of summertime, and that means berry picking time in Woodstock.

RECIPES FROM A FARM KITCHEN:

Brighten Late Spring Veggie Dishes with Lemon
" Enjoy these two family favorites that we can prepare quickly and simply for lunch or dinner,” says Jen Miller, of Prairie Wind Family Farm, in Grayslake.

 

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Archive »Eat Well Briefs

3-D Meat

Printer Produces Plant-Based Substitute

Eat More Carbs to Lower Heart Risk

Popular Diets Can Impact Cardiovascular Health

Eat Med Diet to Boost Performance

Increases Running Speeds

Imbibe Less to Lower Blood Pressure

Link to Alcohol Consumption

Fruits and Veggies Boost Moods

Eating Produce Heightens Mental Well-Being
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Eat Well Features

Backyard Gardening

How to Get a Lot From Your Plot
Whether this is your first year growing a kitchen garden or your thumb glows green from years of use, it’s possible to quickly turn dreams of bountiful organic harvests into a reality.

A Flexitarian Diet for a Flexible Life

On Your Mark, Get Set, Flex
There’s a new term in town, ‘flexitarian’, which gives us a handle on what many of us are likely doing anyway; we are inclined to eat less meat and more plant foods, but not ready to completely give up chicken or the occasional burger.

Nutrition for Breast Health

Food Choices are Big Factor in Preventative Breast Health
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, prompting many studies about the possibilities for preventive breast health through a healthy lifestyle that incorporates good nutrition and regular exercise.

The Edible Schoolyard

Revolutionizing Classes and Cuisine Across America
Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches may be a lunchtime mainstay for many schoolchildren—along with other cafeteria fare of questionable nutrition and taste. Or worse, soda, snacks and candy from a hallway vending machine. But better, more healthy alternatives are on the horizon, thanks in part to the vision of renowned restaurateur Alice Waters.

Satisfying Summer Smoothies

Get a Whole Day's Fruit Quota in One Delicious Shake-me-up
Fruit smoothies have come of age and gone main stream to the point that they now rival coffees as a daily drink of choice. They’re quick, portable, filling and, of course, naturally nutritious.