Two Infographics Encouraging You to Eat More Onions and More Mushrooms – Advent #6

We shared different kinds of mushrooms you could grow but here are more options you can try adding to your diet:


As long as you are adding more mushrooms, how about trying a few more Onions (Onions go well with mushrooms). In the infographic below are a few varieties you can find in your local health food stores, farmers markets and maybe even your traditional grocery stores.


Here are some onion articles that you may want to read:



Red Onion photograph by Andrew Malone

Age Related Work Schedules – It is a Thing.

What is your favourite work schedule?

A recent CNN article shared different studies where researchers focused on our working habits of individuals at different ages and, looked into what working hours were best for what age groups.

According to the research, employees over the age of forty work best if they limit their work hours to 25 hours a week.

The article shared the following startling information:

Women in their 20s, 30s and 40s who work an average of 60 hours or more per week may triple their risks of diabetes, cancer, heart trouble and arthritis, according to a separate study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine last month.
Additionally, a 2015 study published in the Lancet found that working more than 55 hours per week may be linked to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke in adults.
Are You Afraid to Step Away From Work?
According to a study conducted by Hilton, Americans are not the only workers feeling chained to their desk.

Spring is Coming Lets Plan Our Gardens

This week, we are sharing resources for planning a garden.  You can use our suggestions for creating a garden in your backyard or on your patio/balcony.  If you feel extremely motivated to garden but do not have access to a garden or a balcony/patio, you may be able to find a community garden in your area to begin testing your green thumb.



Photo of Garlic