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CBD: Is there a health benefit?

CBD: Is there a health benefit?

It is in smoothies, candies, vape pens and even pet products. Once an illegal “drug,” CBD has seen a capitalism-style explosion in use over the past year or two across the country. And now the products are cropping up in Navarre as well, but what is CBD and what does it do? Read the full […]

Parks and Rec month offers opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy nature

Parks and Rec month offers opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy nature

National Parks and Recreation Month was first celebrated more than 30 years ago. It offers people a chance to explore all that parks, both state and local, have to offer. “It’s an opportunity to come out and just explore our parks,” said Corliss Castro, a park ranger at Blackwater River State Park. Read the full […]

Five things to consider about your protein shake

Five things to consider about your protein shake

Protein, protein, protein! Increased health awareness and a general upward trend in fitness across America is catapulting the nutritional supplement business, protein shakes included, to an estimated $8.8 billion industry by the year 2020. Protein shakes, born in the 1950s, were once strictly for bodybuilders, but they’re now available at the local gas station. Read […]

Put the lime in the coconut

Put the lime in the coconut

You will never look at a lime the same again after today. This sour little green citrus fruit can do wondrous things advanced medicines can’t. After months at sea without fresh fruits and vegetables, sailors found this out the hard way when they got scurvy which caused frequent infections, anemia, cracked lips and lip corners, […]

Pomegranates Pack Powerful Punch

Pomegranates Pack Powerful Punch

Every holiday season, pomegranates make an appearance on grocery aisles commencing with Thanksgiving and extending through Christmas. But do you know the healthful punch the festive pomegranate fruit packs? Many shoppers may disregard a pomegranate when they see one because it’s just plain intimidating. Few know what do with a pomegranate, how to clean one, […]

What’s all the fuss about coconut oil?

What’s all the fuss about coconut oil?

Coconut oil has been showing up on grocery shelves, but what the heck is it and how is it used? Coconut oil is solid at room temperature but melts at about 78 degrees. It’s considered one of the best nutritional and personal products for your health. But make sure when you do buy it, it’s […]