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GOT MILK? Teaches Easy Garden-To-Table Summer Cooking

| August 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
GOT MILK? Teaches Easy Garden-To-Table Summer Cooking

  The California Milk Processor Board, creators of GOT MILK?, conducted a free and interactive garden event and cooking demo for children of the Bayside Community Center as part of its Real & Simple Summer campaign. Accompanying GOT MILK? for this event was renown children’s culinary expert, Chef Gino Campagna, master chef at Piccolo Chef […]

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Little Known Secrets of Lantana

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Little Known Secrets of Lantana

  Like the potato, tomato, chile pepper and pinto bean, Lantana is a native of the Americas that has found its way around the world and into the common use in many cultures. Lantana, a relative of Verbena, is native to the more tropical areas of the American continents, especially the Caribbean islands, Mexico, Ecuador […]

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Build Strength, Lose Weight and Feel Healthy

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Strength training offers a triple-threat approach to full body health and fitness. By focusing on building muscle, you get more return on investment by kick starting your metabolism, elevating fat burn and improving muscle and bone strength for overall increased health, performance and weight loss. If you can build muscle through strength training, then you’ll […]

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What Does a Smoke Break Really Cost?

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

I was recently struck by how much money Americans spend on healthcare every year. The figure is astounding: almost 18 percent of all spending in our economy goes to health care. So I thought it might be interesting to break out some of the costs of one of America’s favorite bad habits: smoking. Of course, […]

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Intuition – A Hunch Worth Following Up On?

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud The dictionary of psychology gives two definitions of intuition that leave the inquisitive mind none the wiser at first: intuition is said to be a mode of immediate understanding and knowing without conscious thought or judgment. The origin of this understanding is described to be either a) somehow mystical or b) the […]

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Celebrate Wisdom from the Past

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Celebrate Wisdom from the Past

In the course of recovering from “the big C,” I have done a huge amount of reading about the history of health disorders. And I have discovered that much was known and proven seventy five and even a hundred years ago that has been lost along the way. In the late eighteen hundreds and early […]

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Five Super Foods Great to Grill

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

 The produce stands are brimming with farm fresh fruits and vegetables—two food categories that Americans simply do not eat enough of: juicy peaches, red ripe and sweet tomatoes, fresh picked corn-on-the-cob. So why not try grilling them to help you up your daily intake? What’s great about grilling veggies is they taste better grilled than […]

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2013 ACIS Collegiate Fitness National Championships

| June 6, 2013 | 0 Comments
2013 ACIS Collegiate Fitness National Championships

San Diego State University Takes First Place San Diego State University took home the gold at the 2013 American Collegiate Intramural Sport (ACIS) Collegiate Fitness National Championships held recently at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA. Student athletes Mike Nguyen, Jack Waddell, Aimee Orozco, and Lindsay Miller competed against student athletes from […]

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Courting the Trees

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Courting the Trees

By Charlotte Tenney, MA Integrative Health Selecting new trees for the Trees for Health Garden in Balboa Park  is somewhat like dating.  Friends make introductions in hopes of a good match; some are encountered by accident in the course of daily life; and then, (being a modern woman) there is a lot of online searching. […]

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Flat Bellies: Tips That Really Work

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Had a little too much “comfort food” and lack of movement these last months? Maybe you’ve put on a few pounds around the middle? The summer bathing suit season is just around the corner, so if the pooch in your belly is the pain in your mirror, now is the time to do what it […]

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