Poor pears, they are in season the same time as apples, but apples seem to get all the attention. The pear was nicknamed “butter fruit” because of its smooth texture. There are more than 3,000 varieties, but only a few are typically consumed. One medium pear contains as much vitamin C and potassium as one […]
Thanks to all who joined us Oct. 22 for the 2011 Boxers and Bras for a Cause event. Here are photos from the event.
By Cindy Gates Sweet potatoes are native American plants that were the main source of nourishment for early homesteaders and for soldiers during the Revolutionary War. These tuberous roots are among the most nutritious foods in the vegetable group. Sweet potatoes are packed with Vitamin A and C and fiber. A serving of sweet potatoes […]
By Cindy Gates Everyone seems tired and overwhelmed at times. Fatigue is the number one side effect of cancer and its treatment and affects nearly 100 percent of patients. Exercise: It is very clear that exercise and healthy eating can reduce fatigue when you are battling cancer. Drink plenty of water. We’ve been told this […]