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i~Ullelcln, I~ecorcl, I'rogresslve, Kepon:er Wednesday, Jur~e 11, 2014 ,~15 Health advice from Hippocrates still rings true to this day the present. Humanity didn't Our sedentary lifestyles are \ need the term "organic" compromising our health. when talking about food, Six to eight hours a day because "organic" was the sitting in front of a computer usual and conventional wayis not helpful on a variety of to raise food be it animallevels. It adds to the COMMUNITY GREEN or vegetable. He would tendency to be sedentary and prescribe food and herbs as is a strain on the eyes, as PAMELA NOEl. cures to most disease, well as increasing exposure Also, he is credited with to the questionable effects of As medical costs continue saying "Walking is man's the electromagnetic fields in to rise, and our national best medicine." I have three which we find ourselves. health continues to decline, friends all in their 80s Finally, the tendency to we need to refocus on what who are a testament to this slump forward, decreasing truly improves and builds truth. All are avid walkers the lung capacity and giving our health, and what causes (not strollers), continuing into gravity, worsens the it to break down. Our their fast pace, reflecting posture and support for our present trajectory for health beneficially on their health, internal organs. Each half and health care is not One of these friends I seehour or so, rise from that sustainable, daily, buzzing around town, chair and raise your heart Hippocrates is credited sparkly cap on her head, rate. Walk up a hill. Do some with saying "Let food be thy busily going about her dayjumping jacks ... something. medicine and medicine be with her various volunteer, One of the best thy food." Who knew that his activities. She is proof also of energy-sustaining things we wisdom in 450 B.C. would one more of Hippocrates' can do is to prepare and emerge as one of the major adages: "That which is used drink "green drinks." The actions for today's develops. That which is garden can provide a bounty sustainability efforts?' The not used, wastes away." of plants to put into it. In my pharmacy industry is In order for us to use food garden I find dandelion seemingly plagued with as our medicine, and have greens, miner's lettuce, political and financial medicine be our food, we purslane, mint, oregano and considerations, and have to ensure that our food kale volunteers from last sometimes appears to is pure. The best way to year. Adding water, overwhelm the dictate of achieve this is to grow itcinnamon, turmeric and a "First, do no harm." This ourselves. If we cannot grow little protein powder, ! mix it first part of the Hippocratic it, or cannot grow enough,up in my blender first thing oath, referring to physicians, then organic produce grownin the morning. It tastes of should also extend to the locally is the next best. Of my garden and feels like a pharmaceutical industry, as course we need to know ourgreen transfusion of energy. they are an extension of the sources, which, when food is I feel this drink is health care system, grown locally, are not responsible for my first Some would argue that we difficult to ascertain. "cold-free" winter in have become a "sick care To the "grow your decades. system," relying on own" effort, Transition The answers to many of medicines to relieve Quincy will be supplying the our health questions are symptoms, and allowing our lumber for some additionalrelatively close at hand, food to be contaminated in a raised beds to folks in sustainable and well withili variety of ways from downtown Quincy who are our control. Hippocrates pesticides, fungicides and willing to host a raised bed would probably be astounded genetic modification, as well garden box in their yards, so at the state of our health care as enormous processing with that they can be seen fromsystem, as well as our additives of various the street. To find out more "conventional" food system. descriptions. 'about this opportunity, He would still give the same What Hippocrates was contact the Transition advice letting food be our referring to was the pure, Quincy website at medicine only with the unadulterated, unmodified, or call caveat of knowing the foods that were available in Pamela at 283-2480. They are source. So, mindfully, enjoy his time, and throughout now available, your medicine and most of our history ... until Next, we need to move. remember to move ... a lot. 91 Bradley St., Quincy 530-283-4735 as advertised Amy Carey Thank you Feather Publishing! Carey Candy Co. appreciates that so many of your employees know the importance of visiting local businesses. Yourgenerous staff is helpful beyond advertising. Recently our fantastic ad rep helped us with our free Shaved Ice Day. It was an overwhelming success with 180 free shaved ice out the door within a 2 hour time span. Quincy knows about Tropical Sno now. Live in your community,, visit businesses and read the paper. Great happenings are here! FZ&'THER BR 287 Law~nce St~et, Quincy, CA 283-0800 Greenville, CA 258-3115 Westwood PinePress P.O. Box 790, Westwood, CA 258-3115 258-3115 r A 100 Grand Ave., Susanville, CA 257-5321 POITOLI UPOITII 96 E. Sierra {Hwy 70), Portola, CA 832-4646 Area ing animals Tillie, 9 months old, is best of friends with Butthead, 9 years old ... it's not his first puppy. PUBLIC NOTICE- PUBLIC NOTICE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Notice is hereby given That the Office of the Sheriff-Coroner is =n the process of establishing an eligibility list for future job openings within the department, Applications for placement on the eligibility list and job descriptions may be obtained at or by calling 530-289--3700. Employer: SIERRA COUNTY SHERIFF-CORONER Position: Corrections-Communications Officer I, II, & III Full Time and Part Time Salary: C/O I $2,792.37 $3,394.14 C/O II $2,970.41 $3,610.55 C/O III $3,208.19 $3,899.58 SIERRA COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply Final filing date: Friday, June 27, 2014 * 5:00 PM Submit applications to: Sierra County Sheriff's Office P.O. Box 66 / 100 Courthouse Square Downieville, CA 95936-0066 I"