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3 Simple Rules for Finding a Healthier Breakfast Cereal

Cereal can make a convenient, nutritious breakfast, but buyer beware! Many, many cereals are labeled as nutritious and healthy, when in reality, they are nutrition-less sugar bombs. While Cinnamon Toa…

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Lemon-Scented Pasta with Swiss Chard

Tomorrow's Meatless Monday and I've got a good one for ya! I first concocted this heavenly pasta dish five summers ago after we had visited family in Vermont. The scenery was uniquely beautiful - I am…

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Is It Better to Buy Local or Organic?

Many of us often wonder: is better to support local farmers at the farmer’s market who are not certified organic, or is it better to buy certified organic products from the grocery store? If your loca…

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Easy DIY Guide to Sprouting Nuts and Grains

Something about sprouts just screams health food. As public awareness of nutrition exploded in the 1970s, sprouts popped up seemingly everywhere—suddenly everything from garden salads to tuna sandwich…

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3 Tips to Consider When Looking for Sustainable Seafood

It’s a common line of questions: Should I be eating seafood? Is it healthy? Is it sustainable? Unsurprisingly, people have many different opinions on the matter. But in our modern era of declining oce…

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A Guide to Cooking and Baking Substitutes

Ever started baking banana bread only to realize you're fresh out of eggs? Luckily, science has come to the rescue yet again with eight alternatives including...mashed potatoes? You'll also never have…

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The 6 Worst Foods for Sleep

Quality sleep is one of the pillars of good health, along with physical activity, proper hydration, low stress, and healthy eating habits. If you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep througho…

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6 Processed Foods You Can Make Better at Home

Flashy processed foods flood most of our grocery store shelves. While using some lightly processed products is okay, in the long run it is healthier, cheaper, and tastier to make some commonly process…

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Meet Buckwheat, the Powerful Flour Alternative

If all you know about buckwheat is that it's pretty good in pancakes, it's time to take a new look at this under-used (and gluten-free!) grain. Though the "wheat" portion of its name is misleading,…

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8 Best Foods After Drinking Too Much

Too heavy on the booze last night? While some people swear by some spiked coffee and a greasy diner breakfast, there are actually healthy foods that can help you overcome a hangover faster. The next t…

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I hate to say it - I'm certainly no fan of Monsanto - but the key word in this report is MAY. The re…

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Dried blueberries are also very good in salads, and on and in oatmeal. BTW, don't care if it is 'Na…