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Healthy Living

The Plant-Based Cheese Renaissance Has Arrived!

By Karen Ellis-Ritter

As people are becoming increasingly more aware of the ethical implications of the dairy , industry - as well as the multiple health risks associated with consuming animal products, consumer demand has dramatically shifted towards plant-based alternatives. As a result, the plant-based cheese market has bloomed in diversity and availability.


It’s Time To Care

Leonardo DiCaprio Urges U.N. To Do More At Paris Agreement Signing

By Liz Sterling

"In 1998, Leonardo DiCaprio established a foundation with the mission of protecting the world’s last wild places. The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation implements solutions that help restore balance to threatened ecosystems, ensuring the long-term health and well-being of all Earth’s inhabitants.

Feature Articles

Animal Hero Teen Saves Elephant

- an Excerpt from “Animal Hero Kids Voices for the Voiceless” book and A Recipe for Saving the Earth

By Susan Hargreaves

When you look up the definition of wildlife the description will include the phrase “wild animals living in their natural, undomesticated state”.

Sports Feature

Springtime Memories

By Mark Tudino

April in Maryland is the classic springtime tease – you’re sick of winter and the hint of summer is around the corner, but you endure the cold mornings, which eventually give way to warm afternoons. Opening Day meant something too, and I’m not just talking about getting out of school for one day (although that was pretty cool), as it brought a sense of promise, of hope that filled you to the brim. New year, new time, new team.

Dog World with Tina

Sky Dogs

By Tina Valant-Siebelts

Flying the friendly skies can be stressful. It’s not something most of us do on a regular basis. Packing, regulations, arriving early, TSA checks, safety and security measures increase our stress levels. Bringing your beloved pet aboard a plane comes with its own chaos.

Family Feature

Budget-Friendly Spring Break Getaways

By Family Feature

Spring is the perfect time for a vacation. Shake off the doldrums of winter as you transition toward fresh beginnings and warmer days. One tip for planning a fun-filled trip with nearly countless memories: start your planning by deciding what types of things you’d like to do and experiences you’d like to enjoy.

Fitness by Larisa

Back Pain

Yoga and Pilates

By Larisa Klein

The spine is composed of 24 vertebrae. The pelvis contains the sacrum, composed of five fused bones, and the coccyx, composed of four bones fully or partially fused. The sacrum meets the spine at the sacroiliac or SI joint.

Life 101

Why You’re Here

By Cary Bayer

My “Why You’re Here” workshop expands on all this, and then goes on to offer specific techniques you can practice on a daily or weekly basis that can bring fulfillment to each of these four purposes of yours.

On the Bright Side

A Revolution of the Heart

By Jonna Shutowick. M.S. Ed.

It was right after Columbine that I got the idea for Rosey Shades. I was the guidance counselor at an elementary school here in Boca. I wondered what I could do to create a more positive climate at school, and also, more positive people in general, who might grow up to be a more hopeful and kind generation. A lofty goal, yes, but I felt I had to do something.

Recipe of the Month

Marinated Carrots Slaw

By Olga Keller

Marinated carrots slaw is a healthy make - ahead recipe and can be used with your favorite salad.

Restaurant Reviews

Big Joe’s Burgers

For the Ultimate in Fabulous Burgers, Wings and More

By Arnold Leir

Not all burgers are created equal and for the very best I recommend a visit to Big Joes Burger’s, a Boca Raton Landmark since 2008. Proprietors Crystal Goodwin and Luis Moyano carry on a tradition of quality and service that are priceless.

Earth Talk Q & A

Dear Earth Talk:

How will climate change affect real estate values?

By Earth Talk

It’s not surprising that questions like these are on readers’ minds today, given the relentless hurricanes in the Southeast, the devastating wildfires in California and other climate-related “Acts of God” bedeviling Americans recently. No doubt, climate change is already having an effect on real estate values.

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