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Spirit Bar: Two Heads Are Better Than One

Spirit Bar Organic Cafe offers healthy eating and holistic health services, in Gilbert.

Losing Weight for Good Without Deprivation

Creating a sustainable healthy lifestyle is more effective than quick fixes, says Jennifer McKee.

Macrobiotic Diet Avoids Inflammation

Incorporating cooked beans and legumes, whole grains and leafy vegetables helps support one's diet, says Tracy Minton-Matesz.

Phoenix's North Seventh Street: Healthy, Green Living Options Galore

Near the Coronado Historic District, this neighborhood hosts a number of residents focused on being green and health and wellness.

Gifts for the Sustainably Conscious

Find unique gifts and treasures at these local, independent retailers.
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Macrobiotic Coaching Goes Beyond Diet Alone

Tracy Minton offers counseling on macrobiotic principles, foods, cooking techniques and more to best support health.

Garden on the Go

PHX Renews has moved to 18th Avenue and Pierson Street, in Phoenix.

BOONgarden Brings the Arts and Education Together in a Pastoral Setting

Experience fine art and sustainable urban gardening at this new Avondale establishment.

Vegetarian Food Festival Features Jason Wyrick

Connect with diverse plant-based vendors and speakers while enjoying entertainment and activities for all ages at this January 28 through 29 event in Scottsdale.
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Eat Well Features

Backyard Gardening

How to Get a Lot From Your Plot
Whether this is your first year growing a kitchen garden or your thumb glows green from years of use, it’s possible to quickly turn dreams of bountiful organic harvests into a reality.

A Flexitarian Diet for a Flexible Life

On Your Mark, Get Set, Flex
There’s a new term in town, ‘flexitarian’, which gives us a handle on what many of us are likely doing anyway; we are inclined to eat less meat and more plant foods, but not ready to completely give up chicken or the occasional burger.

Nutrition for Breast Health

Food Choices are Big Factor in Preventative Breast Health
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women, prompting many studies about the possibilities for preventive breast health through a healthy lifestyle that incorporates good nutrition and regular exercise.

The Edible Schoolyard

Revolutionizing Classes and Cuisine Across America
Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches may be a lunchtime mainstay for many schoolchildren—along with other cafeteria fare of questionable nutrition and taste. Or worse, soda, snacks and candy from a hallway vending machine. But better, more healthy alternatives are on the horizon, thanks in part to the vision of renowned restaurateur Alice Waters.

Satisfying Summer Smoothies

Get a Whole Day's Fruit Quota in One Delicious Shake-me-up
Fruit smoothies have come of age and gone main stream to the point that they now rival coffees as a daily drink of choice. They’re quick, portable, filling and, of course, naturally nutritious.
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Eat Well Briefs

Drinking More Water Improves Food Intake

Impacts Overall Calories and Nutritional Value

Sage Linked to Cognitive Health

Helps to Preserve Mental Function

Petroleum-Free

Phasing Out Plastic Film Food Wrappers

Growing Organics

Toxin-Free Farmlands Rise to 4.1 Million Acres

No Benefit to Cutting Fat in Cheese

Does Not Affect Cholesterol Levels

The Five-Second Rule Debunked

Researchers Disprove the Thought