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Picnic Favorites | How to turn an average picnic into a healthy gourmet affair

  • Aug 1, 2014 at 9:00AM

Nothing completes a Pacific Northwest picnic outing like delicious food.

 

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Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Good Snacking Versus Bad Snacking

America is a nation of snackers. According to a survey by Nielsen, a consumer research group, 91 percent of respondents admitted to snacking daily. 25 percent reported having snacks three to five times a day, and 3 percent said they grazed almost constantly. 31 percent indulged in binge snacking on occasion, while 8 percent did so quite frequently....

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

More People Are Using Antidepressants, Just to Keep Going

In 1994, when Elizabeth Wurtzel wrote “Prozac Nation,” an autobiographical account of her struggles with severe depression, which was later adapted into a feature film under the same title, her story was considered an extreme case of a troubled life. What she described then, however, was already a widespread phenomenon that has now morphed into...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Exercise Can Make You See the World in a Different Light

Being physically active has countless health benefits. It helps prevent weight problems and reduces the risk of serious illnesses like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. But according to a recent study from Canada, regular exercise can also improve how people perceive the world around them. Especially those suffering from anxiety or depression can profit from workouts or...

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Foodie Films 2014

I am so excited for the buffet of Foodie Films 2014 is serving us this year! We seem to have our plates full with what I have selected as this year’s Must See Foodie Films.  So get out from behind your computer screen, cell phone screen and tablet and go to the big screen to...

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