Start Them Young

December 31, 2014

Eating healthy foods is important for growing bodies By Sharon Naylor

The trends are alarming. The number of overweight children 6 to 11 years old has more than doubled in the past 32 years, rising from 6.5 percent in 1980 to 18 percent in 2012, according to the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. At the same time, the number of overweight teens has more than quadrupled, jumping from 5 percent to nearly 21 percent.

These statistics show that children need better nutrition and a healthier lifestyle, since overweight children …

Marking the Changing Life Seasons

December 31, 2014

Because many of you reading this column likely have been on this earth five or six decades, you probably remember …

Make the Outdoors a Part of Your New Year’s Resolutions

December 31, 2014

Here we are again at the start of a new year. Time to give some thought to what we want …

A B&B With a Mission

December 31, 2014

The Cherry Wood Bed, Breakfast and Barn caters to clients who want more than the usual B&B experience By Victoria Hampton  Pendleton appears …

It Feels Like Chicken Tonight

Protein is a necessary element in everyone’s diet. Foods made from meat, poultry, seafood, beans, peas, eggs, processed soy products, nuts and seeds are part of the protein foods group. Chicken fills the bill in the following recipes. Jamaican …

A Simply Elegant Holiday Dinner

Make your holiday dinner elegant with these simple show-stopping recipes.   Walnut-Crusted Roast With Blue Cheese Potatoes 2- to 3-pound beef eye of round roast Walnut crust 1/2 cup walnuts, finely chopped 3 tablespoons green onion, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon pepper Heat the oven to 325 F. …

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