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articles by: Diana Herrington

Make Healthy Meals in Your Kitchen Easily with HelloFresh

Statistics show a disturbing trend in the growth of the fast food industry: "The fast food industry in the United States generated approximately 191 billion U.S. dollars in 2013. By 2018, this figure…

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Your Cilantro May Contain Poop

Cilantro gives guacamole that extra tastiness, but right now that could be adding some poop to it, too. Earlier this week the FDA released an alert that some cilantro from Puebla, Mexico, has been …

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One of the Best Weeds to Eat

‘Little star in the mist’ is the translation of this weed's scientific name, Stellaria Media, though "chickweed" is the most common name. It's no surprise it's called chickweed since chickens love it …

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Healthy Tips For Preparing and Eating Tomatoes

Tomatoes are divinely delicious and great for our health!  They help us burn fat, reduce the risk of heart and cancer and can cause our skin and hair to naturally glow. It is therefore good to know…

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10 Health Benefits of Mangos

Mangos taste so good that people forget they are also healthy!  Discover how the "king of fruits" can help you, plus learn fascinating trivia facts and a few mango cautions and concerns. Health Ben…

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6 Health Benefits of Tomatoes

Your body loves the immense health benefits of tomatoes—even if the only way you're enjoying them is in a hearty tomato sauce or refreshing juice. Tomatoes help keep your heart healthy and prevent can…

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10 Best Foods for a Summer Detox

Summer is a great time to detox because fresh organic fruit and vegetables are more available. Also, when it is warm, it is easier for the body to be in a detox process. This is a natural process. Whe…

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Cleansing Watermelon Recipes for Weight Loss

Watermelon is a delicious and inexpensive way to help you cleanse your body and lose weight.  A one cup serving of watermelon is only 47 calories. Below are some of the recipes and directions from our…

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Why Do I Love Cherries? Let Me Count the Ways

Cherries are back! Are you ready to be nourished with their divine deliciousness and prodigious health benefits? Oh cherries, how I love thee! Whether it’s simply popping you in my mouth raw and wh…

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Why I Don’t Buy Almond Milk

I am one of the 65 percent of the world population that has trouble digesting lactose. It is estimated that up to 90 percent of the East Asian population can be lactose intolerant. There are therefore…

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about Diana Herrington

Diana Herrington turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar-free, gluten-free, eating and cooking. After testing and researching every possible healthy therapy on her delicate system she has developed simple, powerful principles which she shares in her recent book Eating Green and Lean, and as host to Care2 groups: Healthy Living Network and Healthy Cooking. She is the head chef at Real Food for Life, where she shares recipes and tips. Sign up for the Real Food for Life weekly newsletter or catch her on Facebook or Twitter (@DancinginLife).

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Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more