Community, Food

Minestrone Soup Recipe

Before the southern summer heat vents its spleen and the northerners tuck themselves in for winter,  a nutritious meal that might ward off cold and flu viruses that accompany seasonal changes, could be just what we need. Such as Minestrone served with some crusty rolls/baguette slices. Minestrone There are a multitude of recipes for Minestrone… Continue reading Minestrone Soup Recipe

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Do you ‘Kiwi?’

Boost your Immunity With the change of season, it is always prudent to increase your immunity levels with a Vitamin C boost. But before you reach for the vitamin bottle, there ARE ways to increase your Vitamin C intake naturally, and one way is to eat plenty of Kiwi fruit. And why not? Not only… Continue reading Do you ‘Kiwi?’

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Reducing salt intake: what can we do?

Do you get affected by salt? After trying to reduce my salt intake for several years, I now suffer a bad headache the day after a meal that is heavily salted, such as pizza with olives, or anchovies, or fish n chips!

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Not a whole lot is new with me… just continuing to write a lot for the new magazine I’ve been working for while climbing as much as possible in Kentucky. Feeling quite a bit stronger lately- happy to see some performance improvements :). I was also featured as a ‘weekend warrior’ on the Glacier National Park website! Pretty cool I think :)! Here’s the link! http://www.glacier-national-park-travel-guide.com/weekend-warriors-july-24th-2013.html

Here’s a picture of me climbing at Torrent Falls in the Red :).
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This article can also be found on the Sunwarrior website 🙂 http://www.sunwarrior.com/news/reducing-salt-intake-what-can-we-do/

Sodium chloride, aka salt, is the most commonly consumed mineral by humans. It is required daily for survival (approximately 500mg), with an exquisite system to ensure its consumption: cravings. Since virtually everyone has about one to two times more salt than what’s needed, the above cravings are unlikely to be driving the current consumption levels, which can be largely…

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