Natural Nutrition: Omega-3 Fatty Acids

By Felicia Marzolf, Dietetics Student Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Benefits Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fatty acids – meaning they are necessary for human health, but the body cannot make them. The way to get omega-3s is through food or supplementation. Most people do not consume sufficient amounts of omega-3s. Symptoms of omega-3 deficiency include fatigue, poor memory, dry skin, […]

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Community Partner: Endurance Fitness

By Megan Molloy of Endurance Fitness Good nutrition and physical fitness are a huge part of keeping Mt. Pleasant citizens healthy and strong, so we can build an even stronger community. Our community deserves a welcoming, supportive environment for people to build towards bettering themselves physically and mentally, which is why we’ve chosen to partner with GreenTree Cooperative Grocery. Endurance […]

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Natural Nutrition: Vegetarian Diets

By Felicia Marzolf, Dietetics Student A vegetarian diet is a plant-based diet that does not include meat, fish and poultry. However, there are a variety of vegetarian diets. Lacto-vegetarian diets eliminate meat, fish, poultry and eggs, including foods that contain these foods. However, they consume dairy products such as milk, cheese, yogurt, and butter. Lacto-ovo-vegetarian diets exclude meat, fish and […]

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A Word from the Board: Investing in Our Future

By Elizabeth Conway, Board Treasurer, Co-op Owner GreenTree is quickly outgrowing our current space; we have experienced significant increases in the annual sales and in the number of Owners in recent years. And, as most of you know, we’ve been talking about the relocation/expansion project for some time now. The staff and Board have been working diligently to assess all […]

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What’s in Your Supplements?

By Megan Barber, Wellness Buyer, Co-op Owner Supplement consumers may have heard in recent news that the New York Attorney General, Eric T. Schneiderman, sent a cease and desist order to several major retailers that were carrying various products like ginseng and echinacea that did not contain the listed ingredients or that contained ingredients that were not listed on the […]

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