health Tag


Five Tips for Healthful Holiday Eating

15:45 26 November in GreenMarket

By Paula Detwiller   Ever notice how the days between Thanksgiving and Christmas are packed with activities that seem to conspire against healthy eating?  Between the Christmas goodies, the holiday parties, and rushing around to get things done, we tend to put nutrition on the back burner. Maybe...


Tips for a Safe, Healthy Halloween

10:54 26 October in GreenMarket
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by Paula Detwiller Halloween can be nerve-wracking enough for parents without having to deal with accidents, tummy aches, or—heaven forbid—lost children. Here are some tips, tricks, and gentle reminders to make sure you and your kids have a carefree, healthy Halloween. Safe dress. Make sure costumes can’t...


Goodbye, Salt—Hello, Fresh Herbs

11:40 10 September in GreenMarket
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By Paula Detwiller There’s a holiday for almost everything—“More Herbs, Less Salt Day” was last month, on August 29. But there’s still time for you to celebrate, even if you missed it.  Early September is the perfect time to be reminded of why we should consume...

A Perfect Papaya Pick-Me-Up

08:26 28 June in GreenMarket

By Paula Detwiller Have you tried a papaya lately? This sweet, silky fruit is oh-so-soothing on a hot summer day. Maybe that’s why June is National Papaya Month. It’s the perfect time to celebrate a tropical fruit that’s not only tasty, but also high in Vitamin...


The Simple Way to Avoid Hidden Sodium

09:32 23 March in GreenMarket
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By Paula Detwiller Do you know how much salt you consume daily? As the federal government pointed out recently, the foods we eat often contain a lot more sodium than we realize, even when they don’t taste particularly salty! For example: 1 packet Quaker instant oatmeal, maple...


Hot Tea for You and Me!

14:55 10 January in GreenMarket

By Paula Detwiller “There is no trouble so great or grave that cannot be much diminished by a nice cup of tea.”  - Bernard-Paul Heroux, 1900s Basque philosopher  There’s something very comforting about cradling a hot cup of tea in your hands on a chilly January day....


Celebrating the Honey Harvest

14:59 14 September in GreenMarket
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By Paula Detwiller   Next time you see a honeybee, don’t swat it. Thank it!  Honeybees were busy all summer pollinating our local fruits and vegetables, and in the process, producing a sweetly delicious  golden-brown liquid that’s very good for your health. We’re talking about honey, Honey.  Since much...