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Milk Minus the Moo

Evaluating Alternatives to Dairy
Soy, rice, hemp, almond, coconut—with so many plant options to cow milk available we need a guide to the pros and cons of each.
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Eat Well Features

Milk Minus the Moo

Milk Minus the Moo

Evaluating Alternatives to Dairy
Soy, rice, hemp, almond, coconut—with so many plant options to cow milk available we need a guide to the pros and cons of each.
Eggs-pert Advice

Eggs-pert Advice

How to Buy Good Eggs from Happy Hens
By knowing what the terms on egg cartons mean, we can pick fresh, delicious eggs produced by hens raised in humane conditions.
Thumbs-Up on Fats

Thumbs-Up on Fats

Good Fat Doesn’t Make Us Fat
Fat used to be the nemesis of good nutrition, but the latest research overturns that theory: The right fats actually keep us thin without harming our hearts.
Fearless Eating

Fearless Eating

How to Move Past Food Sensitivities
The queasy stomach, brain fog or food cravings we’re experiencing might be caused by food sensitivities and a leaky gut—but there are some practical, simple solutions.
Indoor Kitchen Gardening

Indoor Kitchen Gardening

Easy-Grow Microgreens Are Big on Nutrition
Alfalfa, wheat, popcorn, radishes, red cabbage, snow peas and more can be grown in soil in tiny kitchen containers, producing quick harvests of tasty nutrients.
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Eat Well Briefs

Drinking More Water Improves Food Intake

Impacts Overall Calories and Nutritional Value

Sage Linked to Cognitive Health

Helps to Preserve Mental Function


Phasing Out Plastic Film Food Wrappers

Growing Organics

Toxin-Free Farmlands Rise to 4.1 Million Acres

No Benefit to Cutting Fat in Cheese

Does Not Affect Cholesterol Levels

The Five-Second Rule Debunked

Researchers Disprove the Thought
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3 Secrets to Healthier Eating Options in 2017

With the New Year upon us, you’re probably mulling wellness resolutions and plans for 2017 such as eating less pasta and more veggies.

The Six Tastes of Ayurveda

According to ayurvedic wisdom, we need to enjoy six tastes on our tongue at each meal: sweet, salty, sour, pungent, bitter and astringent.

2016 Local Farmers’ Markets

Buy Fresh, Buy Local!
The 2016 Ultimate Richmond Farmers' Market Guide!

Ways to Find and Live Your Passion

Certain times of the year are ripe for contemplating life choices and new horizons; it takes courage to make life and work choices that reflect the person we really are.

Problems Achieving Long-Term Diet Goals

Popular weight-loss diets are appearing, but what do we need to know to really lose weight and stay healthy?
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Get Involved with the Local Food Movement

Real Local RVA is a grassroots group of small, independent grocery stores, restaurants, farmers’ markets, farmers, producers and nonprofits dedicated to growing the local food scene in Richmond and the surrounding area.

Seasonal Roots Expands Delivery Options

Richmond-based Seasonal Roots online farmers’ market, formerly known as The Farm Table, is now offering weekly deliveries of fresh produce, meat, dairy, eggs and baked goods from local, sustainable farms to homes and offices.

Try European Apothecary Teas for a Taste of Europe

European Apothecary Teas guarantees high-quality products using current good manufacturing practices, traceable raw materials and a wide range of original recipes based on long-term European use and contemporary research.

Share Some Fresh Air with Kids

The nonprofit Fresh Air Fund has been providing free and enriching summer experiences to more than 1.8 million New York City children from low-income neighborhoods since 1877.

Online Community Resource Guide


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