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Now is the time to start planning for spring planting | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

  • Jan 24, 2015 at 10:00AM

The end of January and beginning of February means it is time to dig in and start planning and planting.

 

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Timi Gustafson, R.D.

More Government Advice for Healthy Eating – Do We Care?

Every five years or so, the U.S. government updates its Dietary Guidelines for Americans, advising us how to eat to stay healthy. 2015 is the next due date. Starting in 1980, two government agencies – the Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Health and Human Resources (HHS) – have periodically released new recommendations based on their latest...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Dietary Guidelines to Better Address Environmental Concerns

As you may have heard, the city of Seattle, my hometown, has adopted new waste management policies that require food scraps to be disposed of in separate containers, instead of mixing them in with regular garbage. The ordinance, which was approved last September, has gone into effect on January 1st, 2015. The purpose of the new law...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Where Did All the Food Go?

The holiday season is behind us, and while the cheering was a lot of fun, it is now time to go back to a healthier eating regimen, especially if the scale indicates that you’ve been overdoing it a little. Unfortunately, the pound or two you may have acquired over the past few weeks tend to...

A primer for healthy houseplants | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

  • Jan 9, 2015 at 8:00AM

Want to breathe easier? Add some houseplants to your indoor rooms. Living plants take in carbon dioxide and give off oxygen and many varieties add the benefit of removing pollutants from the air as the produce oxygen.

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