Month: June 2022

Fat Versus Fit

An important question to ask is whether skinny and unfit is more healthy than fat and fit. One researcher, Dr. Steven Blair and his colleagues at the Cooper Fitness Institute, conducted a large fitness study focusing on this exact question. They recruited over 25,000 men and more than 7,000 women ages 20-88. Subjects were followed […]

Why Cats’ Coats Change Color

Have you ever wondered why cats’ coats in general and yours in purr-ticular change color? If so, consider some of the paws-ible reasons for this feline phenomenon.   1) Changes in temperature: Some cats, like Oriental Himalayans and Siamese, known as pointed breeds, are genetically predisposed to changes in their fur color depending on the […]

Classic Succotash and Chopped Salad with Cornbread Croutons

When my kids were small, we would end every school year with a bucket list. We’d sit together and make a plan, listing all the things we wanted to see and do over the summer. Now is the time to make your summer bucket list. Let your kids stay up way past their bedtime to […]

Why Does Body Composition Matter?

What weighs more, a pound of fat or a pound of muscle? That’s a trick question because a pound is a pound, so a pound of muscle is the same weight as a pound of fat. The difference is a pound of fat takes up more space in your body and is larger than a […]

Peach and Cucumber Salad

If you want someone to smile, say “peaches”.  It works for photographers, and it will work for you, too, if you’re serving up a dish featuring this enticing blushy fruit. Juicy, sun-ripened peaches are easy to pick right now, whether you do your picking at a roadside stand, U-pick orchard, or your favorite grocery. With […]

Quick Bodyweight Workout

Summer months often have us busy with kids, holidays, vacations, camping, and BBQs and many struggle to find the time to get to the gym and maintain their workout routine. No worries and no excuses because there are literally hundreds of exercises you can do anywhere with no equipment whatsoever. Body weight exercise is a […]

Tips to Help Teething Kittens

To ease the discomfort of teething, kittens are notorious for nibbling and chewing, chomping and biting on anything within reach of their tiny paws – including your fingers and toes. Kittens invariably begin to lose their baby teeth at around the age of nine weeks, while their adult teeth won’t have grown in fully until […]

Grilled Cheesy Loaded Potatoes

Celebrate dad’s day with a special dinner. Let him pick the main dish and have his choice of dessert. You fill in the blanks with sides and a really good salad. Whatever else you happen to be cooking, here’s what to serve with it.  Start with a big wedge salad topped with thick, chunky blue […]

5 Action Steps to Live Longer!

How would you like to add 14 years to your life? We often don’t think about longevity until we have a health scare or someone close to us is diagnosed with cancer or suffers a heart attack. It is said that ‘when we are young, we will sacrifice our health for wealth and then when […]

New Spanish Service for The Blind and Disabled in our Community.

Hello to all, Community Growth Radio(CGR)/Northwest Audio Information Service has added a 4th audio stream, This Audio/Radio Reading Service which has served our area since 2013, has added as mentioned a NEW audio stream which is on 7/24/365(Some Public Places or places that have a firewall that may block it). This Audio Service(CGR 4-En Espanol)provides […]

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