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Pelham Patch – New Rochelle’s Farmers Market Opens Friday

On Friday, the annual New Rochelle Farmers Market starts for the season, bringing fruits and vegetables—and other goodies—to downtown.
The market, located on Library Green between the New Rochelle Public Library and Huguenot Street, will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony, with remarks by Mayor Noam Bramson, at 10:30 a.m.
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Metagenics Hosts First Lifestyle Medicine Summit to Address Growing Epidemic of Chronic Illness

Fourteen experts in lifestyle medicine to present at groundbreaking conference
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Jun 06, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Metagenics, Inc., a nutrigenomics and lifestyle medicine company focused on reducing chronic health conditions and improving health, announced that it is convening its first Lifestyle Medicine Summit on September 28-30, 2012, in Dana Point, Calif. This landmark professional education event will bring together prominent leaders in this rapidly growing field to share how science-based protocols can be effectively applied in clinical practice to reduce or reverse chronic health conditions and transform lives.

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By Equinox – Matcha Matcha Man

Thursday, April 19, 2012 | Wendy Schmid

Plenty of health fads go like this: flashy food gets a publicist, becomes famous overnight, disappears forever. Then there are the legit healthy heros — the less-hyped-yet-hard-working kind that go about quietly for years before finally getting their moment. For matcha (pronounced MAH-cha), in the U.S. at least, that moment is now. A centuries-old Japanese staple, matcha is whole-leaf green tea that’s been ground into fine powder and boasts absurdly impressive health benefits. Traditionally whisked with hot water, it’s Japan’s veritable cup of joe — with the potential to be yours soon too. Read More at

Posted on – 4 Tips for a Healthy Spring Cleaning

One of the great things about living in the Northeast is the change of seasons. I love the Spring, and think it is important to mark and honor this time of year with a Spring ritual.

For most of our ancient history, humans lived as hunter-gatherers. This means that man ate whatever was available each season. Most places on Earth had a scarcity of food in the Winter so our bodies had to prepare for this change, instinctually adapting by storing fat. Which is precisely why our body’s metabolism slows down and craves heavier, warming foods in the Winter.


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Well + Good NYC – Three must-have minerals for more energy

You might count on coffee, tea, or (your dirty little secret) Diet Coke to put that morning pep in your step.

But if you’re regularly tired or exhausted, it could be that your thyroid, responsible for energy, is running on fumes. (Even if you—and your thyroid—are pretty healthy.)

And a shot of caffeine just can’t help with that.


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Classes Give Kids a Chance to Get Cooking

Kids are doing the cooking at the Blum Center for Health in Rye. And it’s a good thing they’re taking pots and pans into their own hands.

According to the American Heart Association, one of every three American kids and teens is overweight or obese. The Blum Center is trying to make a difference in staunching the epidemic by giving children hands-on lessons and experience with cooking healthful food. It has teamed with local chef, Heather Solomon, of Schoolhouse Lunch, to develop a series of fun and educational cooking classes for kids and teens.

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Women’s Health – Timely topics on every woman’s mind

Need a confidential cancer connection?

Although millions of dollars promote cancer research, there is a lack of support for women going through the physical and emotional turmoil of diagnosis and treatment. Support Connection, based in Yorktown Heights, fills that void. Support Connection provides emotional, social, and educational support services to women, their families and friends affected by breast and ovarian cancer. The support enables women to help each other and empowers them to become their own health care advocates.