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  • Clean Your Tap Water of Toxins and Chemicals

    Clean, hydrating water once flowed freely on our planet. It is a gift from Mother Earth and at Spring Aqua, we believe Mother Earth got it right. According to the Hydration Foundation, a leading research organization focused...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Change Your Diet for Younger-Looking Skin

    Our skin is our largest organ, and it is often the first thing people notice when they meet us. Our skin takes a beating—it is exposed to all the external temperatures and substances we experience daily. It...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • How to Feed Your Immune System

    For thousands of years, food therapy has been foundational in medicine. Growing up in an ethnically Greek household where food is vital, herbal teas, chicken broth with lemon, and cupping were used for most illnesses. It was...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • The Four Pillars of Optimal Health

    As much as we would like one, there is no single answer to achieving optimal health. In truth, a healthy lifestyle is one rooted in balance, not quick fixes or targeted approaches. Each person has a different...

    • 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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  • Diet Can Make a Difference for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    One in ten people suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a chronic condition with symptoms including abdominal pain, bloating and distention, excessive gas, and diarrhea and/or constipation. Although the cause of IBS is unknown, it is recognized...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Choline Plays an Important Role in Pregnancy

    Choline is a critical nutrient during pregnancy that has only recently begun to be more understood. While it is not technically a vitamin by definition, it is grouped into the B-vitamins because it is most similar to...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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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...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 years ago
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