Category Archives: Green Matters
Vitamin D is something that most of us know is obtained from the sun, and it is an important part of our daily makeup and how our bodies function. Vitamin D plays a crucial role in regulating calcium and maintains phosphorus levels in the blood. We also need Vitamin D for the intestines to stimulate and absorb calcium. Additional benefits of Vitamin D are that it helps regulate insulin levels, support lung function and promote healthy bones and teeth.
I’m beginning to think we can grow anything anywhere in Arizona. Why? It’s innovative thinkers like Chaz Shelton of Merchant’s Garden in Tucson.
This is a recipe that is something that has become a staple in my home. It is can be made, gluten, free, and vegan or vegetarian. It has all of the right components, such as texture, flavor, protein, fiber, and carbohydrates. The gnocchi can be made homemade or packages, although homemade is recommended.
When we think of superfoods we usually think of foods like acai berries, goji berries, cacao, green tea, or spirulina. There is one superfood that was extremely popular many years ago but has disappeared from Americans’ plates for many years.