The momentum for the National Food Day celebrations in Charleston continues this weekend, thanks to a collaboration of like-minded organizations, from the MUSC Urban Farm to the Green Heart Project. [Read more…]
Surgeon General’s “Step It Up!” call to action to promote walking resonates in Charleston
By David Quik, Post & Courier
The simplest form of exercise — walking — is the theme of the first Surgeon General’s report on physical activity since 1996. DAVID QUICK/STAFF
We all know that walking is good for you and that, as “exercise” goes, it is the simplest, least expensive and physically demanding of a long list of activities.
‘Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities’
Here’s a few important points from the Surgeon General’s first comprehensive report on physical activity since 1996. [Read more…]
Pairing this tuber with healthy fats like sesame seed paste will aid uptake of beta-carotene, a potent antioxidant in these veggies and precursor to vitamin A. Cinnamon pairs perfectly with carbohydrates like potatoes because of its ability to blunt the glycemic response–the rate at which the food is broken down and glucose is released into the bloodstream. Result: steady and sustained energy without the highs and lows.
From: Nutrition By Mia [Read more…]
From Eating Well
Pickled jalapeños, cilantro and avocado perk up convenient canned salmon for a quick tostada topping. Skip store-bought and make your own crispy shells in the oven. Serve with: Brown rice cooked with diced tomatoes and onions or salsa.
Makes: 4 servings, 2 tostadas each [Read more…]