b'Ad-CraveFT_FullPg-8x10.5_NovDec2019_PRINT.pdf 1 10/8/19 4:01 PMfresh thymeshopperCarolyn K.Golden Valley, Minnesotameet THE STAFF SEEM TO JASONCARE MORE ABOUT COTE THEIR CUSTOMERS THAN OTHER STORES Natural Living Manager, DO. THEYRE GENUINELY Store 212; Terre Haute, Indiana CUSTOMER-FRIENDLY.An interest in farmingC arolyn K. spent manyto keep her blood pressureShe adds, But I am grateful for may not seem ayears as a school nurse inunder control. After sheit, and so is everyone else I talk likely background forIndiana caring for students,moved to Minnesota in 2005,with about Fresh Thyme.managing a Naturalsome of whom had chronicshe shopped at anotherWhile the prices on produce Living department,conditions. Carolyn wouldlocal freshfood chain store.and other foods are a big but Jason Cote thinksreach out to these studentsIstopped going there becausedraw, Carolyn says she shops otherwise. Growingfamilies and explain that,the prices didnt work wellat Fresh Thyme because she crops and raisingthough certain conditions arein my retirement budget,can try items new to her. livestock gives you ahereditary and thus cant beCarolyn says. With Fresh Thyme I can try window into viewingprevented, they can be helpedThe prices at Fresh Thymesomething, she says, and if human health andby good nutrition choices. proved much more attractive Idont like it, I can return it wellness, Jason says. In her own life, Carolynso much so that Carolyn says,with the receipt. The staff is follows this advice. SheSometimes I feel a littlealways so helpful and answers For example,inherited hypertension fromguilty when I check out onall my questions; some have managing adepartmentboth parents, but she takesWednesdays. Because of theeven asked me weeks later at Fresh Thyme is likemedication for it and strictlyDouble Ad Wednesday deals,whether I liked a food item or running a micro farm,watches her sodium intakemy grocery bill is very low.product that we discussed!he explains. Every day we try to make itAsk the dietitians sustainable, profitable,Ker y Megha nand relevant. We grow the objective of helpingTyler M. from West Lafayette, Indiana, asks:people achieve peakWhat can I do to prevent ahealth and wellness. holiday hangover?Jason adds, Were here for the customers.AnswerIts all about them. WeThe obvious answer is to drink in moderation, of course! Thats one drink a day for want to see everyonewomen and two for men. If you do imbibe more freely, follow these tips:reach their optimum. Eat a meal.Multiple studies show a lower blood alcohol level in people who consumed a 400- to 500-calorie meal one to two hours before drinking. Dont skip a meal because youre trying to limit calories.As to which cropsAlternate liquids.Stick with one type of alcohol and drink 8 ounces of water between beers, wines, or and livestock Jasoncocktails. Because your body dehydrates itself when its breaking down alcohol to flush out the toxins, you handles, he says, Rightmay actually be dehydrated rather than hungover. Staying hydrated from the start makes sense.now I grow shiitakeReplenish electrolytes.The levels of sodium and potassium in our bodies are often low the next day, so mushrooms and raisereplenish them with fruit smoothies, sports drinks, coconut water, or Nuun tablets to help alleviate symptoms.Eat breakfast the next day.Excess drinking can damage cells, and you need food to rebuild them. Breakfast bees, he says. Boththe next day should include protein, vitamins, minerals, and some healthy fats to rebuild your cells.are just miraculous! Kerry Clifford, MS, RD, LDN & Meghan Sedivy, RD, LDNComment on the Fresh Thyme Farmers Market page on Facebook and your question may be featured next! freshthyme.com | November/December 201930C2-003 TOC/Q&A/Spotlights_10.15.indd 3 10/15/19 9:42 AM'