Health

Fall Harvest Bonus Market Tonight!
Don’t forget – the Bogert Farmers Market is proud to announce the extended Fall Harvest Bonus Markets tonight and October 11th!  These markets feature local farmers and growers and their abundance of food!  Come out to Bogert Park from 5 – 7pm tonight!
The Fattiest Foods in America!
YIKES!  Some of these meals really pack an unhealthy punch!  ~Erin
Eating fat won't make you fat any more than eating money will make you rich.
Sure, if you stuff enough cold, hard cash down your gullet, your belly will probably stick out like an overfed oil exec. Same with fat. Fat keeps us full, a…
Red Wine May Have Similar Health Benefits As Exercise
HA!  Finally some good news about ways to be healthy - pass the wine!!!  ~Erin
If you’ve been knocking yourself out at the gym lately, you may not want to read this.
A new study suggests that knocking back a glass of red wine could have similar health benefits to that of work…
Unplug Yourself
Right now, I am relatively 'unplugged.'  My computer at home is not working.  So, no iTunes, no gossip sites, no long emails, and no shopping!  I now realize, I spend way too much time on the computer at home, and way too much money on stuff I don't need...
Food Pyramid Gets a Makeover
The Food Pyramid has been revamped by the USDA.  Is this something you even pay attention to?  What do you think of the new "pyramid"? ~Erin
The food pyramid, which since 1992 has demonstrated the proper amount of grains, fruits, vegetables, dairy and meat a person sh…
“High-Pressure” Job? -Excerpts from Extension
Hypertension: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You
Controlling your blood pressure may not be at the top of your to do list. However, according to heart health experts, it probably should be. Hypertension – or high blood pressure – is often called a ‘silent killer&CloseC…
How Long Does Food Last?
I looked these up recently, and here's what I found!
Keep these use-by dates in mind when stocking your kitchen.
* IN THE PANTRY:
Bread 5–7 days
Cereal 1 year
Life Size Barbie’s Shocking Look
This is so horrible!  You have to watch this video!!!
As a 16-year-old, Galia Slayen made a life-size Barbie out of wood, chicken wire, paper-mache and — of course — two big balloons  as way to deal with her anorexia.
Slayen — who estimated that if Barbie were real, she’d  stand six-feet tall an…
Research Shows Sitting Can Kill You
People who sit most of the day have a 54 percent greater risk of heart attack than those who spend a good chunk of the day standing.
Researchers at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Louisiana came to this conclusion after analyzing the lifestyles of more than 17,000 men and women over 13 y…
Stop Being Bored While Working Out
Do you have any tricks to passing the time while you work out?  Sure magazines and books are good – but its hard to read and run.  Here are some great ideas about how to keep workouts fun!
Whats On Sale This Month – Peas
Over the past year I have made a real effort into learning how to eat healthy.  I got points straight out the gate because I don’t each much fast food – but I new/know NOTHING about healthy eating.  One easy thing I found to change was buying real vs...

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