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The Trap Garden expands its reach across Nashville

The Trap Garden, founded by Rob “Veggies” Horton, is dedicated to “providing fresh produce for those with limited access to nutritious foods.” The Trap Garden empowers low-income communities through the creation of community gardens that support healthy living, community engagement, and connection. Rob grows fresh vegetables, herbs, and flowers in a number of gardens throughout Nashville and partners with small ... Read More »

Taco stuffed peppers

Taco stuffed peppers

By Laura Lea Goldberg Total time: 60 minutes Serves: 8 peppers Ingredients: • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil • 1 lb ground turkey (recommend organic, grassfed) • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt • 3/4 cup low-sodium veg stock (recommend organic) • 2 cloves garlic (minced) • 1 small white onion (medium dice to 1/2 inch pieces) • 1 can black beans ... Read More »

EiO & The Hive

EiO & The Hive

Jennifer Masley, creator of the Jenergy Bar and Sip Organic Juice Bar, opened EiO & The Hive in June as a restaurant “focused on sustainability and serving Nashvillians healing, nourishing foods that are organic and locally sourced.” “Steps from the restaurant is our organic farm, where we have bee hives and a chicken coop that will supply the EiO kitchen ... Read More »

Turnip Truck gives Nashville some busy bees

Turnip Truck gives Nashville some busy bees

East Nashville gardeners may notice an increase in honeybees this year, thanks to the rooftop hives Turnip Truck has installed at the Woodland Street store. “The bees really epitomize the Turnip Truck spirit, making local honey and supporting our neighbors through increased pollination,” said John Dyke, Turnip Truck founder and owner. Honeybees typically pollinate within a three-mile radius, and Turnip ... Read More »

Arguments = parenting disaster!

Q: My husband and I have been married about 10 years. We are united on most issues – except we argue about discipline and “how to raise” our two kids, ages 6 and 4. The arguments are taking a toll on our marriage and family. I am at my wits end. A: When your parenting style differs from that of ... Read More »

Nashville Integrative Health Network holds its first meeting

Over twenty integrative practitioners, wellness professionals, and community health leaders came together July 20th to celebrate the establishment of Nashville Integrative Health, Nashville’s newest networking group. An hour-long meeting was led by founders Emily Janney, Sheri Rowney, and Karina Hammer as attendees introduced themselves and discussed their shared desire to develop greater healing throughout the Nashville area. Attendees expressed a ... Read More »

10 great local Hikes and Walks

10 great local Hikes and Walks

Local Nashville writer Megan Pacella recently compiled this list for the website www.10best.com of the best hikes in and around the city: 10. Natchez Trace Parkway near Franklin 9. Bells Bend Park in the western part of Davidson County 8. Edwin Warner Park-Nature Loop in Bellevue (only .75mile long) 7. Edwin Warner Park – Harpeth Woods Trail in Bellevue (The ... Read More »

Why Lemon Water Needs to Be Your First Drink of the Morning

Why Lemon Water Needs to Be Your First Drink of the Morning

By Lilly Castro LMT, MLD, CHHC We are always looking for ways to improve our lives. This natural and easy to make drink is hailed for its beneficial effects on your overall health—from boosting the digestive system and immunity to encouraging natural cleansing. 1. Boosts you’re immune system Lemons are jam-packed with potassium, vitamins B and C, calcium, magnesium, antioxidants, and ... Read More »

Nine new Healthier Tennessee communities recognized by Gov. Haslam

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness CEO Richard Johnson have designated nine areas as ‘Healthier Tennessee Communities.’ These include: Bradley, Dickson, Macon, Maury, Rhea and Wilson counties, and the cities of Cookeville, Clarksville and Collegedale, for their work “to improve the health of their citizens.” “We must encourage and enable community-led efforts like the ones ... Read More »

20 things you should not do before you go to bed

Some 41 million US adults are sleeping just six hours or less each night, putting them at risk of adverse health effects (such as heart disease and obesity) and potentially fatal drowsy driving linked to lack of sleep. Sleep is essential to your health and overall wellbeing. This list at www.theactivetimes.com highlights 20 things that could negatively affect you getting ... Read More »

A fun way to decide what you should eat

The five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet It’s worth visiting choosemyplate.gov for some sensible, interactive and easy to follow advice on what you should eat. It has hundreds of examples, attractively displayed, describing what you should put on your plate divided into: fruits, vegetables, grains and proteins. Within each of those food groups there ... Read More »

Rev Up Your Metabolism

Rev Up Your Metabolism

By Karina Hammer, Certified Holistic Wellness Coach Metabolism isn’t so easy to change, because every body is different. In fact, different body types metabolize foods at different rates. Heredity also influences the rate of metabolism. Although metabolism is mostly stable due to these factors outside our control, there are a few things that can help rev it up: 1. Engage ... Read More »

7 things you may not know about Nashville

1.    Nashville is named after Francis Nash, who was one of the few Patriot generals killed during the American Revolution. 2.    The Jubilee Singers of Fisk University, an all-black acapella group that toured the nation during the 1870s to raise money for the university, are credited with starting Nashville’s love affair with music. 3.    The Grand Ole Opry is country’s ... Read More »

Sugar content in common foods and drinks

Women shouldn’t take in more than 6 teaspoons of sugar each day, which translates to about 24 grams of added sugar and about 100 calories. Men shouldn’t have more than 9 teaspoons, which is equal to about 36 grams of added sugar and about 150 calories. How much sugar is in a chocolate bar? Snickers bar (52.7 grams) – 6.75 ... Read More »

7 hobbies that can make you smarter

1. Play a Musical Instrument. This helps develop your memory and motor skills. 2. Read Anything. It relieves stress and helps your mind get organized. 3. Exercise Regularly. Exercise promotes growth and health at the cellular level, conversely prolonged periods of inactivity have an opposite effect on your brain by hindering its growth and plasticity. 4.    Learn a New Language. ... Read More »

The Healthy List of Lists

7  Healthy foods you should start your day with 1. Honey with Warm Water is a combination known to improve digestion and immunity. 2. Soaked Almonds are packed with essential vitamins and minerals. 3. Papaya is good to eat on an empty stomach early morning as it cleans your stomach and is excellent for smooth bowel movement. 4. Chia Seeds ... Read More »

The use of physical therapy in recovery from cancer treatment

The use of physical therapy in recovery from cancer treatment

Casey White, DPT, Clinic Director of STAR Physical Therapy, White Bridge Road location, explains how physical therapy can decrease the side effects of cancer treatment. Cancer treatments such as radiation, chemotherapy, and surgery typically leave patients with several musculoskeletal limitations such as limited range of motion, strength, and balance. Physical therapy (PT) can help restore these limitations. Treatment can vary ... Read More »

A beginner’s guide to Reflexology

A beginner’s guide to Reflexology

In the second of our series ‘Alternative Therapies,’ Health & Wellness looks at Reflexology, what it involves, and how it can help. Reflexologists use the theory that there are ten zones or energy lines running up and down the body, following a line from each toe and each finger to the top of the head. Blockages of energy occur along ... Read More »

5 Mistakes people make when choosing a Reflexologist

5 Mistakes people make when choosing a Reflexologist

Mistake #1 Assuming All “Reflexology” is the Same Not everything that claims to be Reflexology today actually IS Reflexology. Currently, only four states (New Hampshire, North Dakota, Tennessee and Washington) have their own law for Reflexologists, so in many areas, just about anyone can say or advertise they offer Reflexology, whether they are truly a trained and certified Reflexologist or ... Read More »

10 of the best Spas for you to try in Nashville

10 of the best Spas for you to try in Nashville

Jade Spilka investigates where to find some of the top Spas in Nashville, and the services they offer. The hot summer days call for rest, relaxation, and pampering. It’s time to let go of stress and celebrate yourself with a spa day. Though there are many wonderful spas throughout Middle Tennessee, here are ten that caught our eye. 1. Bellezza ... Read More »

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