Did you know that walking is the most popular form of physical activity? Miles of walking may be great for the waistline, but your feet may take a beating! So, it’s important to treat your feet right by finding the walking or running shoe that’s perfect for you. Here are some tips to help you with your selection: Read more…
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Wondering what you can do about those shin splints? Or, are you interested in some self care techniques that may help prevent lower leg injuries? If so, check out this great video from our friends at the Sports Therapy Institute in San Diego offering self care techniques that can help treat and/or prevent lower leg injuries such as shin splints, achilles tendonitis and plantar fasciitis. For more information, visit www.sportstherapyinstitute.com
Spring is a perfect season to re-visit the superb selections of fresh, tender leafy greens available. Our farmers’ markets are great resources for fresh, tender, young greens. However, greens are plentiful at the grocery stores and many greens are pre-washed and packaged for our convenience. Please give pre-washed, packaged greens a quick rinse before using. You may be surprised at the grit in the sink that is left behind! It’s best to store fresh leafy greens unwashed, wrapped in a damp towel and refrigerated in a plastic bag. This method will keep your greens well for several days. Wash thoroughly just before cooking. Read more…
An extremely versatile and hardy vegetable, the potato also packs a punch nutritionally. Not only do these gems provide a great source of fiber, but they also give a dose of potassium. Potassium is a mineral that plays a role in many physiological functions such as nerve impulses, fluid balance and muscle contractions.
So, pick up the nutrients in delicious red potatoes by trying the Roasted Vegetable Salad Recipe!