I am back playing in the dirt again and to start this gardening year I was able to help out with the Master Gardeners Plant Sale.  The weather on this day was very cold in the morning but later on during the day it did get a little warmer around 50 degrees.

I love this time of year where the flowers are starting to bloom and everyone is ready to start planting their newly purchase vegetables, flower, fruits and herbs.  This is also the right time to start joining a community garden.  But what if you do not have one in your neighborhood?  Well, you can start your own by using this 10 basic steps from the American Community Garden Association’s.

1.  Organize a Meeting Of Interested People - Determine whether a garden is really needed and wanted, what kind it should be (vegetable, flower, both, organic?), whom it will involve and who benefits. Invite neighbors, tenants, community organizations, gardening and horticultural societies, building superintendents (if it is at...

     Constipation is the difficulty in passing stools or the infrequent passage of hard, dry stools as a result of food moving slowly through the large intestine (Balch 2006).  There are three different herbs that are used for constipation and they are Rhubarb Root - Rheum palmatum (Chinese Rhubarb), Senna - Senna alexandria and Flax - Linum usitatissimum.  


    Rheum palmatum has a purgative action that makes it very effective in the treatment of constipation (Hoffman 2003).  This purgative effect is followed by an astringent effect and it means that the herb has a truly cleansing action upon the gut, as it first removes debris and then astringes the system with antiseptic properties (Hoffman 2003).  Its constituents are anthraquinones (chrysophanol, emodin, aloe-emodin, rhein, sennosides A-E), tannins, stilbene derivatives; volatile oil; rutin, fatty acids, calcium oxalate (Hoffman 2003).  The anthraquinones constituents stimulate peristalsis approximately 6-8 hou...

Welcome to the Living Healthy Show! In this Living Healthy Moment episode that Denine Rogers MS, RDN, LD, FAND discuss the extraordinary benefits of Mint! Let me know your comments, suggestions and thoughts about the Living Healthy Show!  The purpose of the Living Healthy Show is for all of us to educate, inform and promote a discussion about what ways that we can start Living Healthy!! So Enjoy and Start Living Healthy Today!

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Freshly Brew Mint Iced Tea

1 teaspoon of dried leaves, or 3 teaspoons of crushed fresh leaves

1 cup of boiling water

For taste add honey or other sweetener

Infuse the dried leaves or crushed fresh leaves in a metal infuser into  1 cup of boiling water or place the loose dried leaves or crushed fresh leaves into the teapot, add boiling water and pour through a st...

Welcome to the Living Healthy Show! In this Living Healthy Moment episode that Denine Rogers MS, RDN, LD, FAND explains about this root vegetable Jicama! Let me know your comments, suggestions and thoughts about the Living Healthy Show!  The purpose of the Living Healthy Show is for all of us to educate, inform and promote a discussion about what ways that we can start Living Healthy!! So Enjoy and Start Living Healthy Today!

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Roasted Jicama

Ingredients:

4 Servings

2 cups jicama, cut into 1 inch cubes

1 small onion, chopped

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 cloves garlic, pressed or minced finely

1 teaspoon rosemary

1 teaspoon parsley

Directions:

Toss all ingredients together.

Spread in baking pan.

Roast in 400 degree oven for 1 hour stirring every 15 minutes.

Another great episode from the Living Healthy Moment show is rationalize truthful information about Dill! Below this page is a healthy recipe for Dill. Let me know your comments, suggestions and thoughts about the Living Healthy Show!  The purpose of the Living Healthy Show is for all of us to educate, inform and promote a discussion about what ways that we can start Living Healthy!! So Enjoy and Start Living Healthy Today!

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Dill Fish Salmon

Ingredients

1/2 pound salmon 

1/2 cup low fat butter 

dried dill weed to taste 

lemon pepper to taste 

3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Directions 

Preparation - 5 minutes

Cook - 5 minutes

Ready In - 20 minutes


1.  Place fish filets in a microwave-safe dish. Cut butter into pieces and place all over fish. Sprinkle with dill weed and lemon pepper. Dri...

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This blog is meant to inform and entertain the general public and other healthcare providers on nutrition and health issues. Information on this blog does not replace that of your own health care provider. The opinions presented on this blog are my own and do not necessarily represent that of my employer or associations.  This blog is designed for educational and entertainment purposes only. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for personal medical attention, diagnosis or hands-on treatment. None of the information in these posts are to be mistaken for medical care or recommendations. ALWAYS consult your doctor prior to changing your diet or starting a new supplement or exercise regime. The information in this blog is based in either opinion, life experience, or sometimes hard science. As I am simply sharing what I feel to be the truth in my life, I always urge people to find what they consider to be theirs. Thanks for reading and enjoy!

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