|Eat well, get well|
Kennebec Journal - 12/27/2008.Milton Huntington ordered a lobster roll for lunch. It's not unusual to find lobster rolls – the state's signature seafood – on restaurant menus in Maine. But in a hospital? MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta is now providing room service and a wide variety of menu items, just like in a restaurant or fine hotel.
|Spreading some peace on earth: Montville woman ties business, activism|
Bangor Daily News - 12/27/2008.Cathy Roberts would like to spread peace throughout the world on a spatula of blueberry preserves. The mother of three boys is the owner of Pieceworks Inc., a company with six employees that provides contract manufacturing services for other businesses. She also uses her business skills to foster peace in the world and collaboration among businesses.
|A food agenda for Obama: Now's the time to reinvent America's farm and food policies|
Christian Science Monitor - 12/26/2008.By Christopher D. Cook – San Francisco: Within hours of former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack's nomination last week as Agriculture secretary, websites were humming with well-documented critiques of his affinity for genetically engineered crops, agribusiness giant Monsanto, heavily polluting factory farms, and other Big Farm interests.
|20 anti-aging herbs and spices to add to your diet now|
Alternet - 12/25/2008.By Dr. Eric Braverman, Huffington Post – The typical American diet – high in simple carbs and low in herbs and spices – is aging us. Among other things, the holidays are a time of national dysnutrition: the disease of excess.