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6 Mistakes You’re Probably Making With Your Dishwasher

It's been a little over 60 years since dishwashers came into the homes of Middle Class America, revolutionizing housework in the process. Today, about 75% of American households enjoy the privilege of…

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22 Delicious High-Fiber Foods

Fiber is incredibly important. It escapes digestion in the stomach and ends up reaching the gut. There, it feeds the friendly gut bacteria, leading to all sorts of health benefits (1, 2). Fiber also p…

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6 Simple Tricks to Nix Food Waste at Home

From mushy fruit and weird produce parts to leftover coffee and stale bread, these handy ways to use overlooked comestibles can help alleviate your personal contribution to landfill mayhem. Those o…

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5 Nuts Not Grown in California

National almond, walnut and pistachio crops are very thirsty, and predominantly grown in drought-stricken California; if you’re looking for alternatives, consider these. The great nut hubbub of 201…

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Switchel: The Sports Drink You’ve Never Heard of

If you’ve ever searched for a healthier, natural version of your favorite sports drink, you’re in luck. No, not coconut water — switchel. Switchel is the healthy, tasty, power-boosting beverage you’ve…

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The Food Group That Might Turn Off Cancer Genes

A new study in the journal Current Pharmacology Reports found that cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, kale, and broccoli sprouts have the ability to regulate…

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7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Eat Mindfully

The transition into healthier eating can seem difficult -- even impossible -- but there are plenty of small changes to make it more feasible. Just like Bill Murray in “What About Bob," do it in little…

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The Bitter Herb: How To Prepare Fresh Horseradish for Passover

Passover starts this coming Friday at sundown. Which means that it's high time to think about the seder plate. Although you can also use dandelion greens, endive, or romaine lettuce, horseradish is pr…

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22 Surprising Uses for Lemons

Lemons are one of the most versatile fruits out there. And no, we're not just talking about in cooking! Lemon juice is an acid, a natural disinfectant, and a nutritional powerhouse. Its scent is perfe…

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20 Delicious High-Protein Foods

People argue about carbs, fats, and everything in between. However, almost everyone agrees that protein is important. Eating plenty of protein has numerous benefits. It can help you lose weight (espec…

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