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Back to school, Part Two

Back to school, Part Two

 

Note, in my last column, I suggested mostly vegetable proteins. There are many reasons the body needs at least 3-5 tbsp. of raw nuts and seeds/d. They lubricate your joints, decrease inflammation, keep the veins/arteries from being clogged and are an excellent source of Calcium, Magnesium, Manganese, Boron, Selenium and many other trace minerals. Unfortunately, peanuts are a legume and do not have any of these qualities.

Common cold virus may be linked to childhood obesity

Common cold virus may be linked to childhood obesity

 Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have found that a common cold virus may be linked to childhood obesity.

Noxious Weeds Take Note: Your days are numbered

Noxious Weeds Take Note: Your days are numbered

If you’ve driven or walked by the junction of Highway 3B and Kirkup Avenue this past week, you might have noticed some signs along the side of the road warning that herbicides have been applied to some invasive weeds happily growing on the verge.

 

The signs themselves contain quite a bit of information, if you get close enough to inspect one. They liststhe herbicides used and indicate that the ground upon which they stand has been used for spot treatments of Spotted Knapweed, an invasive weed you might have seen quite a bit of this year.

Percentage of vulnerable children on the rise in B.C. kindergartens - UBC study. Rossland bucks the trend

Percentage of vulnerable children on the rise in B.C. kindergartens - UBC study. Rossland bucks the trend

Story By Janet Steffenhagen - Postmedia

The percentage of children in B.C. kindergarten classes who were considered vulnerable last year was higher than the year before, according to a mega-study at the University of B.C.

Back to school, Part One

Back to school, Part One

September is usually a time when everyone gets back into their routines, whether work, school or home. This a great time to think about setting a good foundation for the winter months ahead. Let’s start at the base of health- sleep.

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