What is Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA)?

Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) is a unique and somewhat controversial nutrient.  Linoleic acid is an essential polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acid.  It necessary for the proper functioning of the human body but cannot be produced internally.  It must be obtained from the diet. The word conjugated refers to the unique structure of this particular form of…

Kansas State Parks—Free Download

As the weather warms up, it’s time to get outdoors! Whatever your interest is, Kansas has a state park just right for you. Kansas State Parks, available as a free PDF download from the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism, makes it easy to decide which park to tackle first. A map lets you…

Morgan

The Morgan horse is truly an American breed.  Its founding stallion was born at West Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1789, the year that George Washington took office and American government under the Constitution began. This stallion, Figure, was a small horse of uncertain ancestry.  Thoroughbred, Arabian, Barb, and Welsh Cob have all been mentioned as possible…