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Smart Idea For Schools All Kids Farmer's Market

Smart Idea For Schools All Kids Farmer's Market

Sacramento school promotes nutrition among low-income families with farmers market Farmers market sends Sacramento students home with produce, health tips Students at Main Avenue Elementary can ‘shop’ for free produce during recess The simulation market gives each child 5 to 10 pounds of produce from the local food bank

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Crash Course In Ayurveda

Crash Course In Ayurveda

Ayurveda literally translates to ‘science of life’ because the Sanskrit meaning of Ayu is life and Veda is science or knowledge.  Considered by many scholars to be the oldest healing science, Ayurveda is a holistic, eco-friendly, cost effective, organic, natural, lifestyle-integrated and easily replicable approach to health.

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Good Nutrition Positively Affects Social Development, Penn Research Shows

Good Nutrition Positively Affects Social Development, Penn Research Shows

"It's never too late for good nutrition" ~ Dr.  Jianghong Liu, an associate professor in Penn's School of Nursing and Perelman School of Medicine.  The main finding of a new study from two University of Pennsylvania researchers has found propernutrition during childhood can positively affect a child's social behaviors, friendliness, extent of verbalization, and development.  The results are published in the journal Maternal and Child Nutrition.  

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