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3 Grains You Should Try if You Love Quinoa

Quinoa is a terrific, nutritionally-packed gluten-free grain, but don’t get boxed in. There are a variety of delicious gluten-free grains out there in all colors, shapes and sizes. If you enjoy quinoa…

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U.S. Government Set to Approve Monsanto Protection Act

While Americans are busy enjoying their summer holidays, the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture has been busy signing off on a bill that will destroy any likelihood of labeling genetically-modified f…

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Can You Eat Your Way to a pH-Balanced Body?

Are you pH-balanced? Most likely, at any given moment, the answer is… Yes! Now what does that mean, exactly? The term 'pH' stands for ‘potential hydrogen’—the measure of hydrogen ions in your body …

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Are You Aging Faster Than You Think?

In our youth-obsessed world, the thought of aging quickly probably scares more than a few people. And, according to new research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the…

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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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Could Kale be Poisoning You?

Who doesn’t love kale? It’s probably ranks as one of the most-loved vegetables on the planet. Let’s face it: kale is a superstar in the vegetable kingdom. And for good reason: steamed kale has been sh…

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“Safe” Alternatives to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Health Problems

Plastics are everywhere: product and food packaging, beverage containers, electronics, office supplies and even the microbeads in hygiene products. The list doesn’t stop there. Even though we have a p…

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Four Brazil Nuts Once a Month…

One of the craziest studies I read all year involved feeding people a single serving of brazil nuts to see what it would do to the cholesterol levels of healthy volunteers. They gave ten men and women…

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Another Study Casts Doubt on Mammograms-But That’s Not the Whole Story

Another study questions the effectiveness of mammography in saving lives. But there's more to the story. The new study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, involves 16 million women 40 years or ol…

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10 Reasons to Love the Herb St. John’s Wort

The popular herb St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum) often gets an eyebrow raise from the media, even in the face of whole volumes of research espousing its effectiveness for many health concerns. …

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