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A Bushel full of health: An apple a Day…

September 26, 2012 - 10:43am

Does that time-worn saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” conjure up Norman Rockwell-type images of the country doctor and a time when preventative healthcare was as easy as eating a piece of fruit?

Feeling sad? It could be SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder)

February 23, 2012 - 9:59am

Winter – even a winter without much snow – can seem eternally long after the new year.  For some people, the winter ‘doldrums’ are something more intense.  SAD—or Seasonal Affective Disorder, is the term used to describe a particular type of melancholy or depression most often associated with the winter months. Have you been feeling sad lately? If could be seasonal depression.

Storm Clouds and Gray Skies-- What Causes Seasonal Depression?

Don’t Neglect Your Fruits and Veggies in the Winter Months

February 16, 2012 - 11:59am

The winter can be a sad time for fruits and vegetables. Sure, we can make do with tasteless tomatoes, fruits from overseas and the frozen stuff, but there are other alternatives. Winter is a great time to branch out and try something new and fresh in your diet or explore different ways of eating your old produce favorites!

What’s in season now?