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  • The Perseverance Diet

    In today’s world climate, it is easy to feel as if you are suffocating with the extraordinary demands of life. Yet we all find a way, don’t we? One way or another life moves forward and changes...

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  • The Relationship Between Food, Mood & Behavior in Children

    Mental health disorders among children and adolescents are described as serious changes in the way children typically learn, behave, or handle their emotions. This can cause distress and problems in getting through the day. Among the more...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Restaurants Keeping It Real: Soma Grille

    Do you like to eat out? I do! Of course, cooking at home is more cost effective and can be the healthier choice but eating out is fun, relaxing and can be a delicious culinary treat. I...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Restaurants Keeping It Real: The Sweet Beet

    Do you like to eat out? I do! Of course, cooking at home is more cost effective and can be the healthier choice but eating out is fun, relaxing and can be a delicious culinary treat. I...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Emotional Intelligence is a Great Dining Companion

    You’ve probably heard it said, “You are what you eat.” But do you find yourself eating what you are – feeling, that is? The food we eat may be closely related to the emotions we are feeling....

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Restaurants Keeping It Real: flora: plant food + drink

    Do you like to eat out? I do! Of course, cooking at home is more cost effective and can be the healthier choice but eating out is fun, relaxing and can be a delicious culinary treat. I...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Restaurants Keeping It Real

    Do you like to eat out? I do! Of course, cooking at home is more cost effective and can be the healthier choice, but eating out is fun, relaxing and can be a delicious culinary treat. I...

    • Posted 9 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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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