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14 Amazing Reasons to Love (and Eat) Grapefruit

Grapefruit is rarely mentioned as a superfood extraordinaire.  Nutrition authors rarely give it a place on their top foods lists.  Few people even consider grapefruit for its health-promoting properti…

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The 4-Ingredient Recipe That Can Help Keep Your Heart Young

Increasing numbers of health experts are coming to the conclusion that age really is just a number; and the world is full of examples of the truth of this statement. Just last week, a 102-year-old …

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6 Superpower Foods For Healthy Teeth & Gums

We all know that oral care is important, and holistic oral care goes way beyond brushing and flossing. With alternative therapies such as oil pulling, and homemade solutions such as herbal mouthwash, …

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Spice Extract Shows Excellent Anti-Cancer Effects

Exciting research published in the journal Nutrition and Cancer found that a whole food extract of ginger containing a group of phytonutrients known as gingerols slowed cancer tumor growth and increas…

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6 Mood-Boosting Foods

  Can you eat your way to a better mood? More and more scientific research is saying so. Maintaining a healthy and balanced diet is important for your general health, so why should it be any d…

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Eat This Power Nutrient to Beat Diabetes

Exciting new research in the Journal of Nutrition found that eating whole fruits high in certain phytonutrients—plant-based nutrients—can decrease your risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 26 percent…

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7 Winter Vegetables that Boost Your Health

We rarely think of vegetables in the winter but it is important to eat your veggies this time of year to keep your immune system strong. Beets—Beets are one of the most overlooked superfoods.  They…

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Why You Should Treat Yourself to a Massage

Do you love getting massages but feel guilty about the price tag? Check out the benefits of massage, so your next one can be relaxing and guilt-free.   I'm a big believer in preventive medici…

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A Low-Methionine Diet May Help Starve Cancer Cells

In designing an antibiotic, you couldn't create a drug that destroyed DNA because that's something that both humans and bacteria share in common. It would kill bacteria, but it might kill us, too. Ins…

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Omega 3s for Weight Loss: Timing is Everything

You’ve probably heard that Omega 3 fatty acids are good for you. You may even know they help with weight loss. But, timing when you ingest them plays a huge role in how much fat you’ll burn or whether…

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