A crop of new fad diets, such as paleo, keto, carnivore and pegan — have convinced a lot of people that fruit is a dietary no-no. Some making making claims like “fruit is bad for you” or “fruit is toxic." It’s true that whole fruit contains sugar, but it is natural sugar. The sugar we would be wise to limit is added sugar, found in regular soda and many highly processed foods. When you eat an apple, a pear, a peach or some berries, their sugar comes wrapped in a fiber-rich,
This week is Administrative Professionals Week!
A time to recognize our special customers that "Make Things Happen!" These are typically the unsung heroes, behind the scenes, that make the company...SHINE! The ones that go above and beyond their duties, wearing many different hats, and juggling multiple responsibilities that make us go, WOW!
In celebration of these special people, we've included TULIPS from the Skagit Valley as a thank you for all you do. Have a grea
The orange is both a literal and symbolic embodiment of the sun, from whose light it is formed and vibrantly emanates. As a whole food, it irradiates us with a spectrum of healing properties, the most prominent of which some call "vitamin C activity," but which is not reducible to the chemical skeleton known as 'ascorbic acid.' Science now confirms the orange has a broad range of medicinal properties, which is why the ancients knew it both as a food and medicine. As our incre
Use the change in season as your cue to make some mental and physical shifts. Here are some ideas for dusting off your health and wellness routines just in time for spring. 1. PUT YOURSELF ON YOUR TO-DO LIST When you’re always putting other people’s needs ahead of your own, your performance as a parent, professional and leader can suffer. Put your oxygen mask on first! 2. JUST GET OUTSIDE It’s smart to get a small amount of unprotected sun exposure — say 10 minutes a day
With Easter right around the corner, we thought we would mix things up this week with Organic Rainbow Baby Carrots. The carrot (Daucus carota) is a root vegetable that is often claimed to be the perfect health food. It is crunchy, tasty and highly nutritious. Carrots are a particularly good source of beta-carotene, fiber, vitamin K, potassium and antioxidants. Carrots have a number of health benefits. They are a weight loss friendly food and have been linked to lower cholest
We must admit we get a little giddy around The Pike Place Market in the Spring. So many scrumptious fruits budding across the state that we can hardly contain ourselves. Every day we're taste-testing new and delicious fruit throughout the market. Once we believe it has reached its peak of ripeness, we personally curate for your next office fruit delivery. So get your taste buds ready for a plethora of delicious fresh fruit this Spring!
And to help welcome the arrival o