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Soy What? Solving the Ever-Popular Soy Mystery

LIVING LIVELY | By KATE ROBITELLO The great debate over the effects of soy has long been in existence, especially among primarily plant-based consumers. As the third-most-subsidized crop in the…

Blueberries Over Botox: The Top Four Anti-Aging Foods

LIVING LIVELY | By KATE ROBITELLO $114 billion. That’s how much money will be spent in 2015 on anti-aging products, remedies, and procedures. Undoubtedly, we live in a world where…

Butter Battle Embracing the “AB&J”

LIVING LIVELY  |  By KATE ROBITELLO The emergence of peanut butter alternatives sold in popular grocery store chains is relatively new. At this point, it’s not uncommon to find ourselves…

One Size Fits All: Does This Principle Apply in the Diet World?

LIVING LIVELY | By KATE ROBITELLO Proponents of health and nutrition tend to all have one common denominator among our varied beliefs in optimal dietary choices. That common factor is…

Ode to the Yoders: Supporting Local Farmers for a Cause

LIVING LIVELY  |  By KATE ROBITELLO As we quickly approach “that” time of year, when the Vermont Farmers Market makes its way inside for the season, I find it necessary…

‘Tis the Season to Eat Pumpkins: 4 Facts About Pumpkins You Probably Didn’t Know

LIVING LIVELY  |  By KATE ROBITELLO The combination of crisp mornings, canned pumpkin displays popping up in grocery stores, and popular coffeehouse chains touting their latest pumpkin-spiked latte (and of…

Ancient Practice

LIVING LIVELY | By KATE ROBITELLO Imagine visiting your doctor because you just can’t seem to shake the blues or the stress that accompanies your feelings of depression — and…

Superfoods: What They’re Not Telling You – Part Three

LIVING LIVELY | By KATE ROBITELLO Did you know that alleviation of depression, arthritis, Alzheimer’s, cancer, acne and heart disease may in fact exist in the spice section of the…

Superfoods: What They’re Not Telling You – Part Two

LIVING LIVELY | By KATE ROBITELLO I recall the first time I got my hands on a raw-foods book called “Eating for Beauty” by David Wolfe. I was blown away…

Superfoods: What They’re Not Telling You – PART ONE

LIVING LIVELY  |  By KATE ROBITELLO “Superfood” is a relatively new term, seemingly introduced to the public by buzz-word-savvy marketers looking to boost sales in the latest and greatest goji-berry-blend….