Spring will be here before you know it, and the warmer weather can bring thoughts of new approaches to nutrition and health. More and more, people are trying to eliminate chemicals from their bodies and want their food to be healthier. “Eating Clean” is a new diet state of mind that does not focus on weight loss but on improving health.
MILWAUKEE, Wisc. – February is International Boost Self-Esteem Month. Winter doldrums can get the best of anyone, and this annual observation is a timely opportunity to focus on cultivating feelings of self-respect. TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization, offers these ideas to improve self-esteem when on a journey to better wellness.
Dear EarthTalk: I’ve read conflicting reports about the dangers of non-stick cookware. I have a set of older non-stick pans and am not sure if I need to replace them. Are they harmful to use, particularly if they have a few scratches? — Miriam Jones, Montgomery, AL
CLARK — The Carl H. Kumpf Middle School Special Education Staff hosted an interactive “Technology Night” for parents with students involved in special education.
ADELPHIA – Camp Quality New Jersey, a volunteer-driven, community-funded non-profit organization providing free sleep-away camping experiences for children with cancer, is seeking volunteers for its summer 2013 session from June 22-June 27. The session is held at a camp off I-80 in Sussex County.
EDISON — The fourth grade students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison learned about the Lenape Indians during an interactive presentation on Feb. 7. Beverly Friend, a Native American, made her annual presentation to the students, who sat in a large circle and listened carefully. Some even enjoyed the opportunity to try on items worn by the Lenape Indians.