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Seaweed: Super Sea Vegetables – Super Good For You!

    There is nothing better than a  summer spent out on the water; whether lakeside, lazing down a river, or sailing on the ocean.  I bet you don’t give a thought to the many different types of algae and marine plants that inhabit these waters, namely Seaweed.   Seaweeds provide food for marine life …

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Taking a Peek at Functional Foods

    We all know that foods provide nutrients, some more basic than others. Beyond foods that have basic nutritional value, there are “functional foods”. These foods can be naturally nutritious, or have been fortified with additional vitamins and minerals.   So, if I had to choose between iceberg or romaine lettuce, I’d choose romaine because it …

Revamp Your Summer Diet With These Healthy Cooking Tips By Ryan Hutmacher

  Spring and Summer  are the seasons of renewal and de-cluttering.  Not only do we feel lighter and more energized,   the days are longer and the winter coats are packed away once and for all. As we mentally  start feeling more centered in conjunction with the rising temperature in Chicago, we want to align that …