It’s starting to feel more like summer, people are enjoying the outdoors and gardens are growing. This also means your local farmers market will have an abundance of fresh produce before you know it. Besides having accessibility to fresh produce, local farmers markets provide several other benefits.
When it comes to being physically active and eating right, small changes matter. Don’t feel like you need to go all out to see results; taking positive gradual steps goes a long way in becoming healthy.
February is Go Red for Women® month, a time for people to raise awareness about heart disease and serve as a catalyst for change to improve the lives of women globally. Did you know that 1 in 4 deaths of both men and women are caused by heart disease?
White, yellow, green or red – no matter the color, onions provide depth into any cuisine. Most noted for their bite when eaten raw and their smooth, velvety texture when cooked, onions pack nutrients including vitamin C. Let’s explore some useful Onion Hacks!
Cabbage is often overlooked when it comes to its health benefits. Cabbage is part of the powerhouse brassica or cruciferous family, which includes broccoli, cauliflower, and kale. It comes in a variety of colors and shapes and is the main ingredient in sauerkraut, kimchi, and coleslaw.
Let’s review the scientific findings surrounding the health benefits cabbage provides.
Fall is among us, which means bountiful harvest, slight
crispness to the air and the perfect time of year to enjoy
-Eat the season’s colorful harvest…
-Picked at its ripest…what is better than this
-Loaded with anoxidants to help our bodies
fight off disease and illness
-Enjoy old family recipes or explore new exciting
-Breathe the clean, fresh air…
-Boosts immune system to keep illness at bay
-Reduces stress and anxiety
-Enjoy a nature-filled activity…
-Get adventurous and enjoy a corn maze and
-Socialize at a local fall festival
-Select the perfect pumpkin at a pumpkin patch
-Find a new apple orchard or visit the family
Take time to enjoy what fall has to offer and improve
your health and well-being while spending time with
family and friends! CLICK HERE to read more
September is National Family Meals Month
Why are family meals important?
The scientific research shows extraordinary outcomes – better nutrition, better grades, increased self-esteem, improved social behaviors, longer family relationships and so much more. Top behavior changes included cooking more meals at home, eating together more, making healthier choices, and buying more fruits and veggies; all lead to families with improved physical and emotional health.
We at Taher encourage everyone to have at least one family meal each week at home ~ breakfast, lunch or dinner. Let’s Raise our Mitt to Commit!.CLICK HERE to read more