Category Archives: Home & Garden

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Can You Build A Healthy Plate?

“Choose My Plate.gov” celebrated its first birthday debut last month.  Are you using this new tool to build a healthy plate for you and your family?  Let’s review the top ten tips to a great plate.

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Does Coffee Reduce Risk for Depression?

A recent study in the Archives of Internal Medicine indicates that women who drink 2 to 3 cups or more of coffee a day are 15-20% less likely to develop clinical depression.  Is this finding significant and how should it … Continue reading

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A Major Lifestyle Change

Let me start by saying I love food.  Cooking is the only thing I’ve ever done as far as career choice and it is one of the things I’ve ever stuck with.  However, I have allowed food to control my … Continue reading

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Warm southern climates can make gardening complicated-but enjoyable

If you are new to Georgia, the weather patterns will make you grab for a parka and a t-shirt within the same week. This variation in temperature can make even the most seasoned gardener weep, as they run to cover … Continue reading

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Winter Market at Callaway Gardens February 11th and 25th – Free Admission

The public is invited to a Winter Market at Callaway Gardens. The Winter Market features a variety of local and regional vendors selling seasonally available products such as baked goods, soaps, sauces and other specialty items.

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Sugary Drinks Are Bad News for Women

A study lead by researchers at the University of Oklahoma found that women who drink sugar-sweetened beverages at least twice a day are more at risk for heart disease and Type 2 diabetes. Even if the women do not gain … Continue reading

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