The Essential Element: Understanding the Importance of Water for Our Health and Planet

Posted to: Wellness Blog by Joe Nolan on Jun 10, 2024

Do you drink enough water? Struggling with dry skin or frequent headaches? Feeling tired and having trouble concentrating? Your hydration habits might be to blame! Water is essential for keeping our bodies functioning smoothly, yet many of us don't drink enough. In this blog, we explore the critical role of water in our health, the surprising impacts of dehydration, and practical tips for staying hydrated. Read on to find out how much water you need and the best ways to ensure you're getting enough.

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Nurturing Digestive Wellness: A Guide to a Happy Gut

Posted to: Wellness Blog by Joe Nolan on Jan 24, 2024

The Significance of Digestive Health Digestive health goes beyond just avoiding stomachaches. It impacts your entire body. To highlight the significance of digestive health, let's explore some eye-opening statistics: Prevalence of Digestive Disorders: Over 60 million Americans are affected by digestive disorders, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Chronic Constipation: Approximately 42 million Americans suffer from chronic constipation, leading to discomfort and reduced quality of life. Digestive-related Hospitalizations: Digestive diseases account for over 8 million hospitalizations in the United States each year. Economic Impact:  Digestive disorders result in substantial healthcare costs, with an estimated annual expenditure of over $100 billion in the U.S.

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Tackling Obesity: Your Path to a Healthier Weight

Posted to: Wellness Blog by Joe Nolan on Dec 27, 2023

When it comes to the prevalence of obesity and related health issues, the statistics are eye-opening. In the United States, 2 of every 3 American adults are either overweight or obese, according to data provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Almost 42% of adults fall into the category of obesity, reflecting a concerning trend, and almost triple from just 50 years ago.

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The Universal Connection: Irish Dance, Live Music Performances, Drum Circles, Yoga and Meditation for Improved Health

Posted to: Wellness Blog by Joe Nolan on Sep 21, 2023

In our fast-paced world, the pursuit of good health has become a universal concern. Many people are constantly seeking ways to improve their physical and mental well-being. Surprisingly, four seemingly diverse activities—Irish Dance, live music performances, drum circles, yoga and meditation—share a common ground in promoting and enhancing one's health.

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The Rhythmic Medicine: Exploring the Health Benefits of Drum Circles

Posted to: Wellness Blog by Joe Nolan on Sep 8, 2023

In a world filled with stress, anxiety, and the constant hustle and bustle of daily life, finding ways to unwind and rejuvenate is essential for our well-being. One unconventional yet incredibly effective method gaining recognition is the age-old practice of drum circles. These gatherings of people, each armed with a drum, have been shown to offer numerous health benefits, both physical and psychological. In this article, we'll delve into the fascinating world of drum circles and explore the specific studies that support their remarkable impact on health.

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The Power of Third Places: How Good Harvest Market and Hop Harvest & Vine Nourish Mental Health

Posted to: Wellness Blog by Joe Nolan on Aug 6, 2023

In our fast-paced modern lives, finding a place where we can escape the demands of work and home, and foster a sense of belonging, community, and relaxation is crucial for our mental well-being. These so-called "third places" play a significant role in shaping our mental health and overall happiness. In this blog, we will explore the importance of third places on mental health and how two unique establishments, Good Harvest Market and Hop Harvest & Vine, were thoughtfully designed to serve as such nurturing spaces.

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The Importance of Water: Sustaining Health and Life

Posted to: Wellness Blog by Joe Nolan on Jul 17, 2023

Water is more than just the secret to quenching thirst—it is the foundation of life and an essential component to human health. Comprising up to 60% of an adult body, water plays a critical role in numerous body functions. This blog post will delve into the importance of water to the body and why maintaining adequate hydration is crucial for overall health.

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Harnessing the Health Benefits of Cod Liver Oil and Omega-3s

Posted to: Wellness Blog by Joe Nolan on Jun 7, 2023

In the quest for optimal health, we often seek natural remedies and dietary supplements to bolster our well-being. Among the many beneficial compounds available, cod liver oil and omega-3 fatty acids have gained significant attention due to their remarkable health-promoting properties. This blog post delves into the potential health effects of cod liver oil and omega-3s, while highlighting how Good Harvest Market can play a pivotal role in helping individuals incorporate these nutrients into their daily lives.

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From Kaldi's Goats to Your Cup: A Brief History of Coffee and its Health Benefits and Risks

Posted to: Wellness Blog by Joe Nolan on Apr 29, 2023

This is a blog post that explores the origins of coffee, its rise to popularity around the world, and its potential health benefits. It also addresses some of the potential drawbacks of coffee along with recommendations on how much coffee to drink per day. Did you know that there's an estimated 2.25 billion cups of coffee consumed every day?

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