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Recipe: Edamame Succotash

edamame n corn

Soy is found in many different forms, including whole green soybeans (also known as edamame), soymilk, soy flour, tofu and isolated soy protein or textured soy protein. Soy is a “complete protein”, meaning it has all the essential amino acids that the body needs. Soy foods are a great alternative to meat and other animal foods for individuals who are vegetarian or who may not be able to afford meat, chicken or fish.
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Understanding the Stress/Health Connection

Yoga at Forsyth Park, Savannah

Stress exists in your mind — but it’s also evident in your stomach, heart, muscles and even your toes. “In fact, stress may affect every cell in your body,” says Ronald Glaser, Ph.D., a researcher at Ohio State University Medical School.
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Go: Eclipse Options Abound Aug. 21

Eclipse

For the first time in nearly 40 years, our country will be in the path of a total solar eclipse. UGA and several Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites are directly in the path, or very near it, and will be hosting free viewing parties.
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Go: Be a Nature Navigator

map and compass

Using the skills park staff teach, a map and compass that the park provides, find 10 species of native trees in the park and get a prize! Native trees help provide needed green space and balance ecosystems with indigenous species that provide shade, conserve soil and water and absorb CO2.

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Recipe: Blueberry Smoothie

Blueberries

Many Georgia farmers have worked relentlessly over the past three decades to boost our state’s blueberry production and adequately meet the demands of consumers. Blueberries go great in smoothies alongside other fruits and vegetables.
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