| Feb 10, 2012
| 7:01 PM
If you've every wondered why you get a full, yet not so pleasant feeling from eating Top Ramen, jelly beans and Gatorade, this video by Stefani Bardin may help explain it.
Bardin, who is working with Harvard gastroenterologist Dr. Braden Kuo, used a tiny...
| Feb 2, 2012
Ladies, do you need an excuse to tell your significant other you need a massage? Gentlemen, sick of your loved one complaining about your garlic breath? You can thank us for this blog. Because, February is Heart Health Month, and by getting a massage...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 1:41 PM
PETOSKEY -- The Grain Train Natural Foods Market in downtown Petoskey received U.S. Department of Agriculture certification as an organic retail grocery store in recent months.
Receiving this certification assures customers that the organic products...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Pesticide that drifts onto an organic farm is negligence -- not trespassing -- the Minnesota Supreme Court said Aug. 1, overturning a lower court decision that supporters of organic food had considered a significant victory.
But in a mixed opinion,...
| Aug 8, 2012
Comic book and superhero fans will dress as their favorite characters when Wizard World Chicago Comic Con begins Thursday in Rosemont. But it takes more than a costume to build the powerful muscles of Wolverine, or Lara Croft’s lean, curvy look,...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 12:33 PM
1) Whole Foods
Knowledgeable people looking for the healthiest things they can eat call them “superfoods,” things like acai berries, pomegranate juice and goji berries from the Himalayas. And that’s what Whole Foods’ health...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 6:50 AM
BOYNE CITY -- Mindy Taylor, events and outreach coordinator of the Grain Train Natural Foods Market in Petoskey, will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Progressive Women of Charlevoix County. Taylor joined the Grain Train team in 2007...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 9:20 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Baby boys whose moms ate organic during pregnancy do not seem to have a lower risk of a birth defect of the penis, a new study finds.
The birth defect is known as hypospadias, where the opening of the urethra is on the...
| Oct 13, 2012
| 10:29 PM
In most public policy debates, everyone favors “science” until science begins to favor one side over the other. When that occurs science, suddenly, isn’t so hallowed and name-calling soon takes over.
Rare, however, is the instance...
| May 5, 2012
Most of us are too plump and are overly fond of snacks, fast food — and food in general. So why did two lean young women who dine on smoothies and organic fruits and vegetables (how unimpeachable does that sound) seek help cleaning up their act?...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 4:13 PM
While Vic prepared for class one day last week, I transplanted some strawberry and bell pepper plants into one of my three raised garden beds. Then I watered my vegetable garden with a watering can, using stored rainwater from our rain barrels.