Appalachian Organics

  • Couch to 5K Training Plan

    Starting—and sticking with—an exercise habit is no easy task. Yet setting a doable goal is one of the most effective ways to bid farewell to your couch and get the activity your body needs. Need a little motivation to move? Consider signing up for a 5K (a 3.1-mile race). It’s...
  • Why Organic Matters

    Standing in the produce section of your local grocery store, you have a choice. It seems like a small one: Which carton of strawberries to purchase, the conventional or the organic? But, in that moment, you’re making a choice that can have a big impact. As research increasingly supports the...
  • Supplements from the Beehive

    There’s definitely a buzz in the air. For years, propolis, royal jelly and other supplements collected from beehives had an almost cultish following. These days the science supporting their use is respectable, if often overlooked. “Propolis and other bee products have come of age,” says Michael Miles, ND, of Tucson...
  • Managing Diabetes Through Nutrition

    One consolation: You’ve got company. According to the 2014 National Diabetes Statistics Report, more than 29 million Americans now live with diabetes, defined as the body’s lack of or inability to use insulin, which leads to high blood glucose levels. Even more worrisome: 86 million more have prediabetes (9 out...
  • One Week Weight Loss Meal Plan

    Start your diet right with this one week weight loss meal plan.  This can be a great start to eating healthier and a more vibrant you.  Though most people start setting goals at the begininng of the year, any time is a great time to improve your health and explore...

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