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Produce Pick: All About Summer Squash – The history, nutrition benefits, and ways to include it in your diet

It’s summer and that means it is time for lots of summer squash! You should be able to find this tasty veggie just about everywhere because it is ripe and in-season. In this Produce Pick episode of Authentic Self Wellness Radio, you will discover the history, benefits, and ways to include summer squash in your diet. Enjoy!

The Benefits of Summer Squash

Video: Plant-Based Sources of Protein

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In this nutrition webisode of “Authentic Living with Margaux” for Nature and Health Magazine, Margaux J Rathbun, B.S., N.T.P., shares with you her favorite plant-based sources of protein and demonstrates how to make a protein-packed smoothie. To learn more, visit www.natureandhealth.com.au.

Authen-tip: The Healing Power of Aloe Vera

When it comes to Aloe Vera, we typically think of it in regards to relieving the severity of sunburns. What many people don’t know is that this plant has been shown to promote healing for many other ailments including cuts and wounds, scars, varicose veins, and insect stings. Aloe Vera juice is very┬ábeneficial for those who suffer from digestive problems. Many natural health drinks are including Aloe Vera in their beverages for that very reason. Aloe Vera has also been shown to promote shiny and strong hair when used as a shampoo, hair gel, or conditioner. It’s also an excellent remedy for skin issues such as acne, scraps, and discoloration. Be sure to keep Aloe Vera in your house all year long and not just in the summer!