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  • Selective Mutism: Natural Approaches for Vocal Restoration

    What do you do when your patient or client appears to respond to every instruction you give them yet when you directly ask him or her a question there is no response? Do you repeat the question,...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Fueling Your Cells with Food: A Naturopathic Perspective

    Food is medicine and what we fuel our bodies with determines how our body runs. I recently became certified in the Wahls Protocol which is a diet therapy that is geared toward optimizing the health of your...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • The Benefits of Local and Farm to Table Eating

    “Let Food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”    ~ Hippocrates, 4th century BC   A quick Google search will reveal a list of upscale “farm to table” restaurants in nearby Connecticut towns that serve a...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Debunking Fad Diets

    It seems like every few months, there is a new diet fad. Let’s talk about the most recent popular fad diets. Ketogenic Diet A healthier way to do a modified version of the ketogenic diet would be...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Chef Paul Pearson Provides Delicious Delights at Community Table Restaurant

    Growing up in Yorkshire England, Chef Paul Pearson knew exactly what he wanted to do by the age of 12. He became fascinated with food and enjoyed eating out because of how special everyone felt. “I was...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Chris Addley, Creative Chef and Champion of the Culinary Industry’s Rising Stars, Firebox Restaurant, Hartford, CT

    Chris Addley is a local Connecticut Chef that wears two crucial hats. He wears his chef hat as the creative genius behind the fine dining, farm-to-table meals at Hartford’s Firebox Restaurant, and he wears his culinary Professor’s...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Zachariah Campion of Bailey’s Backyard Farm to Table Restaurant and Catering Company

    When you walk through the door of Bailey’s Backyard, you are entering a community venue for culinary and artistic treasures. Original art hangs on the walls, local musicians occasionally play in the backroom, and comfortable spaces welcome...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Healthy Eating for Busy Families

    Sarah is a full-time working mom that has a passion for home cooking. She is a self-taught chef who spends hours on the weekend teaching her children about food as they explore, test & create recipes as...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Chefs Glorious Chefs, a New Series about Connecticut’s Best Chefs: Drew Stichter, of Hidden Valley Eatery

    Drew Stichter’s life was transformed into becoming food conscious in high school, which started his culinary adventure, “My father fell ill with heart disease at age 42, and that woke me up,” he said. His family cooked...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Is Ketogenic Therapy Right For You?

    Please understand that mitochondrial and metabolic health is an emerging discipline and only a handful of researchers and even fewer practicing physicians are actively involved in its study. But I firmly believe that at some point in...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • How Do We Learn From Emotional Hunger?

    The holidays with their promising cornucopia of delicious food are fast approaching. Perhaps some of us might be already worrying about over-indulging. How much we eat around the holidays, however, is not the problem. Most humans overeat...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Food-Confused?. . .Choose Minimally Processed for Optimal Wellness

    “…the most meaningful label on your food . . . is the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) organic seal. For a product to be certified organic, it’s required to meet specific standards: Organic crops cannot be...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Hartford Baking Company – Artisanal Quality and Locally Made

    Hartford Baking Company started from a series of farmer’s market stands in Hartford – at Billings Forge in particular – and grew into a tiny café location on New Park Avenue, West Hartford in September of 2010....

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Embracing the Garden

    Mixing together egg whites, seaweed powder, and vegetable pigment sounds like the beginning of a witches brew. This concoction will soon be paint used in an art classroom. Taking cues from Renaissance painters there is a group...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Love Those Summer Fruits & Veggies

    We all live for convenience especially when it comes to food and our health. Just like the myth that healthy eating is expensive, many people believe that buying in-season fruits and vegetables is just too much hassle....

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Explore Culinary Delicacies with Taste of New Haven Food & Drink Tours

    On a brisk late September day, we excitedly headed to New Haven to do one of my favorite things – a foodie tour! Did you know that New Haven is called the Elm City? Historian Colin Caplan’s...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • How to Eat Healthy When Dining Out

    “Eating healthy” means consistently making healthy decisions when it comes to your food. The decision process often starts with shopping. Your state of mind at the grocery store will affect your purchases. Feeling hungry or “off” can...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Delectable Dinners on the Farm with DORO Restaurant Group

    One of my favorite things to do in the summer and early fall is head to a dinner on the farm. Luckily, right here in Connecticut we have plenty of opportunities to do so as there are...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Dilly Beans

    For many parents, the process of packing school lunches can be tiresome at times as we try to think up creative ways to get veggies into our kids’ mouths. And for the rest of us adults, it’s...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Mindful Eating: A Way to a Consciously Lived Life

    Do you have an adversarial relationship with food and eating? Has weight become an insurmountable preoccupation for you? You are not alone. Our frenetic lives have made us wage a war on ourselves and many of us...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • The Real Deal on Sugar

    It’s a good two months after the holidays, but many of us are still struggling with an addiction to sugar. High sugar intake can deplete your body of vital nutrients, increase your risk of disease, affect your...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Clean Drinking with Hartford Flavor Company

    Lelaneia Dubay began making cranberry liqueur for holiday gifts starting in 2008, then in 2011 beset by gluten and chemical sensitivities, she created the liqueurs in her kitchen for her own enjoyment. Fast forward to 2013 to...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Ginger & Lemon Concentrate to Support Detoxification & Digestion

    As a rule, all parents know that their kids are different from each other. This difference can be viewed in different ways—with my kiddos it is very evident in their tolerance and ability to take supplements. As...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Farmer Bill’s Top 5 Tips to Stay Healthy This Winter

    At Fat Stone Farm (Lyme, CT), proprietors Liz and Bill Farrell take their health seriously – in fact their health is one of the main reasons they started their farm and homestead in 2005. They built the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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