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Skin care vendors rejuvenate customers' appearances

This fall, the Westchase District Farmers Market celebrates its fifth anniversary. Featuring nearly 30 vendors each week and special monthly appearances from the Harris County Master Gardeners, the market is as lively as ever. So just how do…

Top 10 Reasons to Bring Your Kids

(Excerpted from eatlocalgrown.com) 1. Develop healthy emotional eating habits. It's true that people often turn to food when they're stressed out, lonely, sad, anxious, or bored. But emotional eating can be linked to positive feelings,…

Re-Grow Your Food from Kitchen Scraps

Neither a Biblical resurrection nor a science fiction horror reanimation, we offer this tip for saving on your food budget: buy some vegetables or fruit once and then instead of throwing the scraps away, re-plant them so they can re-grow. Many…

Rainbow-colored Foods That Fight Cancer

It seems every day we're hearing more studies confirming that eating from a wide variety of Mother Nature’s produce will prevent certain forms of cancer. Research shows that eating colorful foods often those which are the highest in phytochemicals,…

12 Health Benefits of Honey

Honey is a true powerhouse of vitamins and minerals including: certain amino acids, B6, niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, calcium, zinc, copper, iron, potassium, magnesium, manganese, and phosphorus. Cinnamon is also a good source of…

The Miracle That Is Water

What does water do for the human body? - Prevents loss of memory as you age. - Lessens addictive urges, including caffeine, alcohol and certain drugs. - Water allows for efficient cell repair. - Water is essential for the body to…

"Local" is the New "Organic"

What's better than organic? To hear Organic Valley tell it, milk from grass-fed cows might be preferable in the dairy case. The cooperative says its Grassmilk product is flying off shelves at Whole Foods – a glittering star among stars. Many…