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Power Smoothies to Energize Your New Year

Sarah Morford Sarah Morford Power Smoothies to Energize Your New Year

It’s 5:30 am, and your alarm is going off. You made the resolution to fit exercise into your schedule this year, but between work, studying, volunteering, and your active social life, it looks like the early morning is the only consistent time available to achieve this feat. One problem: you are not a morning person. […]

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Who Grew Your Food?

Benji Ballmer Benji Ballmer Who Grew Your Food?

Most of the earth’s usable energy comes from the sun. The very act of reading this article is requiring you as a human organism to expend energy that came from the sun. That energy was most likely brought into your body through a process known as eating which most of us do without giving it […]

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Staying Fit From Nine to Five

Nijya Saffo Nijya Saffo Staying Fit From Nine to Five

Working adults are one of the largest demographic segments that consume fast food, are overweight, and are less active than normal. All these things can lead to obesity, cardiovascular disease, and more. As a corporate fitness instructor, I have seen firsthand how bringing health and wellness to the job brings increased productivity and happier days […]

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Ohio’s Own: Sunsprout Farms

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Sunsprout Farms

As winter slowly takes over Central Ohio, it’s slim pickings in the world of locally grown produce. Kale can make it out there for a little bit, but it’s game over for the tomatoes, zucchini and peppers. There’s always sprouts, though. Sunsprout Farms is based locally in Columbus. It’s a family-run business that grows sprouts […]

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Restaurant Review: Little Eater

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Little Eater

Although bowls of veggie combos take center stage at its North Market counter, Little Eater is much more than a bunch of well-crafted salads. The newest eatery offers a fully developed menu for market visitors. Little Eater’s paper menu is attached to a clipboard that sits at one end of the counter. There, you can […]

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Little Eater Opens at The North Market

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Little Eater Opens at The North Market

Local chef Cara Mangini wants to bring vegetables to the center of your table. Not as a meager side dish, or a vegetarian-only alternative, but as the flavorful, colorful main attraction. California native Mangini worked in the New York City magazine and beauty industry for a decade before realizing that her real interest lay in […]

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Ohio’s Own: Living Fresh Microgreens

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Ohio’s Own: Living Fresh Microgreens

We’re not exactly in prime Farmers Market season here. It’s slim pickin’ for those who want to eat local and eat greens this time of year. But there is one green thing that can thrive locally in wintery conditions: sprouts. Not just bean sprouts or alfalfa sprouts, microgreens — in radish, mustard and kale flavor. […]

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