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Getting a Good Night’s Sleep
Reduce or eliminate coffee, as well as less obvious caffeine sources such as soft drinks, chocolate, coffee-flavored ice cream, hot cocoa and tea.

Short Bursts of Intense Exercise Might Benefit Type 2 Diabetics
Short sessions of high-intensity exercise may provide more health benefits for people with type 2 diabetes than longer bouts of less intense activity, a new Canadian study suggests.
Heavy Drinking May Strain the Heart
Heavy drinking may dramatically increase a person's risk of heart failure, even if they're young and healthy, a new study suggests.
Belly Fat Is Bad, Even at a Normal Weight
Can belly fat be a problem even for people who aren't overweight? New research says yes, excess weight around the middle boosts the risk of premature death even for people considered normal weight.
Home Cooking May Help Keep Type 2 Diabetes at Bay
Nothing beats the taste and comfort of a home-cooked meal, and Harvard researchers say it also may help prevent type 2 diabetes.
'Walkable' Neighborhoods Boost Heart Health, Studies Find
Your heart health may depend, at least in part, on the sidewalks and public transportation available in the community where you live, two new studies suggest.
Poor Sleep Might Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests
Lack of sleep may be a gateway to kidney disease, at least for women, a new study suggests.
Latest In Store News
Our wonderful MARY
For the past seventeen years, Mary has been a smiling face at Better Thymes.  "She has been the happiest person at work that I have ever seen", said owner, Denise de la Montaigne.  She has been a favorite of both staff and customers alike and always ready to help either at any moment.  Now, however, Mary has decided to retire and we wish her all the best for her leisurely days ahead!



The Future of Clean Food


February 15, 2006

Better Thymes Natural Foods Health Tips
The benefits of organic oranges
Organic oranges are grown without the use of pesticides, fungicides or synthetic fertilizers. Research by the American Chemical Society found that organic oranges contain 30 percent more vitamin C than their conventional counterparts. Next time you shop for this juicy fruit, go organic.


At Better Thymes Natural Foods, we want you to be happy with your purchases.  If you need to exchange or return an item that you purchased here, please bring it back to us within thirty days with your receipt and we will be happy to give you a refund or exchange.  Thanks very much for your patronage!                        

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