News — health and wellness

Nov 13
Hives are also known as urticaria, and they cause raised white or yellow, itchy wheals surrounded by an area of red inflammation. It is an allergic reaction by the skin, causing the body to release histamine into the effected tissues. The size of the wheal itself varies, with the larger ones sometimes joining together in places to form an irregular rash. They usually cause severe irritation and usually appear on the limbs and trunk, but can appear anywhere.
Aug 24
Food poisoning is an all-encompassing term involving the consumption of contaminated food, stomach flu, stress, drug interactions, nutrient deficiencies or their excess.
Mar 16
Heart disease is number one killer among both men and women in the United States. And though we all realize that eating nutrient-dense healthy foods help reduce the risk, we may not know which foods are the best choices to battle this deadly disease head on.
Feb 21
Heartburn and indigestion make millions of people miserable. Continuous digestive problems can be a symptom of overeating, bad food choices or something more serious. Thankfully simple changes in the foods you eat can provide relief. In addition drink several glass of water and if you looking to add some additional flavor to your glass of water add an ounce of cherry juice concentrate and stir. http://www.traversebayfarms.com/cherryjuice.htm
Feb 19
When the goal is rejuvenating the body, mind and spirit, the method should be smaller, more frequent snacks and meals. This will help keep energy levels on an even keel, and regulate your blood sugar levels to avoid spikes and dips.
Feb 17
We’ve all had days when we didn’t feel like we were ‘on our game.’ And as we age, both our bodies and our brains grow old as well. By making smart food choices though, we can preserve our precious gray matter longer and improve brain function.
Feb 16
Life has a way of getting the best of us some days. Whether it’s working too many hours, shuffling your kids all over town for their activities, taking care of your household, or dealing with personal or family matters, stress can take its toll on you physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. But there are simple steps you can take to combat stress, starting with the foods you eat.
Feb 14
Experts say there are two basic categories of foods that can be considered "keeping it off superfoods" because they fill your tummy without piling on the calories: fruits and vegetables
Feb 11
Many people think popping a multi-vitamin supplement to get their nutrients is just as good as what comes from real foods. They don’t realize that it is far better to get vitamins and minerals from natural foods and juices.
Feb 10
Learn how to eat the right food colors to ensure a healthy lifestyle
Feb 09
And when you nourish your body physically with these nutrient-dense foods, your mental capacities increase, and your spiritual wellness is enhanced as well.
Feb 08
You really are what you eat - Learn simple ideas to improve your health and wellness
Feb 08

Knowing the nutritional information on the food you eat on a daily basis is vital to maintaing a healthy body, managing your weight and more. That is why we provide the nutritional information on all of food products so our customer know exactly what they are eating. Here is the nutritional information on several different types of tart cherry products. Daily serving (1/4 cup – 45g) of dried tart cherries provides the following: 138 Calories 4.55 g protein 28.9g Carbohydrates .23g Fat   Daily serving (1 oz. – 28.3g) of tart cherry juice concentrate 74 Calories .92 g protein 17.5g...

Nov 17
Grand Rapids Food and Wine Festival offers Traverse Bay Farms Salsas