Hydration How To

Up to 60% of the human body is water.  Hydration is essential for energy, weight loss, digestion, detoxification, regulating body temperature, protecting our organs, lubricating joints and hydrating our skin.  As the weather heats up, it is vital we stay hydrated to stay healthy. Alkaline water helps hydrate better than regular water, according to published…

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Why Shop Local?

Why is shopping #LOCAL so important? This article >>> really explains what’s so great about your local-owned businesses! Seriously… you can make a difference.What we do:➡️ bring experts to town so you can meet them and learn more about the special diets, products, supplements, and more➡️ create good jobs in your community➡️ work to support the local farmers & producers…

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Chunky Mango Avocado Dip Recipe

Perfect for gatherings, you can prep the ingredients ahead, but don’t make this dip until right before serving. Serve with radish rounds and tortilla chips.  Ingredients: 3 large mangoes (peeled and diced to ½-inch pieces) ¼ cup fresh lime juice 3 tablespoons orange juice 1 serrano or jalapeño pepper (seeded and finely diced) ⅓ cup finely chopped fresh cilantro 2…

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7 Things to Know About the Keto Diet

The Ketogenic Diet, more commonly referred to as Keto, is quickly gaining popularity among the health and wellness community. The Keto Diet involves a dramatic reduction in the consumption of carbohydrates while simultaneously increasing the amount of dietary fat a person consumes. This combination shifts the body’s metabolism away from burning carbohydrates and sugar for…

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Good Bugs for Good Health

Many people associate probiotics with digestion, but there is much more to the probiotic story. The gut is home to a multitude of species of bacteria and other beneficial microorganisms that fight off illness small and large. More than 70% of the immune system is housed in the gut or lower intestinal tract. According to…

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Farmers Market — We love them!

You can find a Farmers Market in Wichita, KS almost any day of the week. Of course, we at GreenAcres are partial to our own market every Tuesday from 3 – 6 p.m. May 1 – Sept. 25, in the parking lot in front of our store. GreenAcres Kansas City in the Village at Briarcliff and…

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Alzheimer’s Disease – hope on the horizon

It seems everyone is worried about his brain these days. If it’s not the senior population who fears losing cognitive skills, it’s the younger generation worried they’ll see their parents decline and won’t know how to help them. Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly fades the person who has it from…

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Cracked, chapped lips? Home remedies might work best!

There’s a great article in Shefinds.com that talks about a dilemma we see often at GreenAcres Market: Lips that never quite repair even though customers swear they are putting chapstick on every hour. The article talks about a single ingredient that may be impeding healing, and that ingredient is petrolatum. “Depending on how the company…

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Looking to get healthier in the New Year? Build habits.

From a blog in Smarter Living, we learn to start small, but like the Nike’s commercial, “Just Do It!” Here’s what SL suggests: Get some physical activity every day. “Physical activity is almost magical in its ability to improve quality of life. It reduces risks of nearly every physical and mental condition there is. If…

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