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How to Fight the Cold and Flu With Yogurt

You probably already expect garlic, chicken soup, or vitamin C-rich orange juice to help with cold and flu prevention and treatment. But now there’s a new food on the block that is kicking the butt of…

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Potato Leek Soup – Comfort Incarnate

I'm posting this lovely soup as an homage to my aunt Maggie, who recently passed away after a long battle with cancer. She loved potatoes and she loved this soup, made with the spuds she grew in her h…

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Hold Monsanto Responsible for Killing Monarch Butterflies

Economics 101 taught us about "negative externalities" -- a negative output that affects others who did not participate in creating the outcome. A textbook example of a negative externality? Monsanto …

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Surprising Herb May Help Restless Leg Syndrome

When you think of the herb St. John’s Wort you probably think of depression. But new research published in the medical journal Clinics found that you might also want to consider this herb to help with…

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Another Reason To Ditch Soda: Cancer

As if we needed another reason not to drink soda, which is already associated with obesity and diabetes, here it is: cancer. Yes, cancer has been added to the risks associated with high levels of soda…

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How to Make Sense of Sustainable Coffee Labels

Based on the lines outside Starbucks and Caribou Coffee alone, it seems like everyone in the U.S. loves coffee. A 2013 study found that an average of 85 percent of the U.S. population has at least …

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Spinach and Parsley Quinoa, and Tofu Tower

For this week’s Care2 recipe, I’d like to share two recipes from David Halward, a friend of mine. The quinoa dish is fresh and simply tasty. The Tofu Tower looks as good as it tastes. Spinach and Par…

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Patience, The Art of Intelligent Waiting

"Adopt the pace of nature: Her secret is patience." —Ralph Waldo Emerson Life unfolds in spite of our impatience. The misfortune of it is that because of our impatience we don’t fully appreciate the …

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8 Things You Need to Know About Calcium

While calcium is probably the most discussed of all the minerals, most people still don’t know a lot about this essential life-supporting mineral. Here are 8 things you need to know about calcium. …

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The Ultimate Comfort Food for Sick Days: Roasted Garlic & Potato Soup

A lot of people believe that garlic has healing properties and can help prevent illness. Perhaps garlic has medicinal properties or perhaps it just works by keeping other people too far away to pass o…

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Millet is a great food but only in small quantities. It's very hard on the thyroid function.

Yes, yes, until number three. Sorry, but it reads like propaganda. All hail butter! What is this, 19…

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