Local Business Spotlight: Loon’s Nest Coffee

The fascination with coffee started at an early age for Bob Carlson, the owner of Loon’s Nest Coffee on the Gunflint Trail.  “I think I’ve drank coffee since I was a little kid,” Carlson said.  His introduction to the world of coffee began with his father. Carlson would frequently go to work with his father … Read more

10 Foods That Are Killing You Slowly

Did you know that there are foods you are eating every day that are killing you slowly? Most of us have a number of these foods on our menu, but if you combine all of these, you’ll get a deadly combo and you need to start making changes to your diet. So analyze what you … Read more

5 Foods That Lower Blood Sugar

Diabetes is a condition in the blood when a person’s body doesn’t produce insulin. When insulin isn’t made, the glucose (sugar) in the blood can’t get out and enter the cells where it can and needs to be used for energy. While there are medications that people with diabetes can take to help with this, … Read more

5 Super Foods That May Help Prevent Cancer

Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide, claiming the lives of 8.8 million people in 2015 alone, according to the Worldwide Health Organization. The WHO also noted that nearly 1 in 6 deaths has been linked to cancer globally. With those recent statistics, it is easy to call cancer a global epidemic — … Read more