Welcome to the Chequamegon Food Co-op

The Summer 2012 Grapevine is now available online!

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Featured Stories
Got Probiotics? Beneficial Bacteria and 'Sister Minerals' Support Calcium Uptake
It has been a mystery in the United States for years. With our high consumption of dairy products, why is it that we still have an incredibly high incidence of osteoporosis?

Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant
Children of mothers exposed to high levels of traffic air pollution during pregnancy may be at increased risk for lung damage, according to a new study.
Understanding Stress: Finding Balance
The moment you get stressed, you experience a physical stress reaction; you know, a faster heartbeat or tense muscles. Your body usually reacts to stress in the same way each time it strikes, so noticing how you tend to react, how often you experience these symptoms, and if they become more serious is the first step toward regaining calm. From there, heed these simple steps for keeping your cool.
Chequamegon Food Co-op Health Tips
Nail polishes to avoid
Most commercial nail polishes contain toluene, a clear, colorless solvent that gives nail polish its fluid quality and improves drying time. Toluene is used to make products such as dyes, paints, paint thinners, and explosives and is absorbed easily through the skin or through inhalation.

View Past Issues of The Grapevine
View The Grapevine issues from Spring 2010Summer 2010, Fall 2010, Winter 2010-11Spring 2011Summer 2011, Fall 2011, Winter 2011-12, Spring 2012, Summer 2012. These newsletters include our Board of Directors contact information.