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Diet & Nutrition

5 Most Addictive & Unhealthy Foods

We all eat unhealthy foods... sometimes. But to be addicted is another story. Some foods are a losing battle, as their chemical composition urges you to eat and crave more and more, loading on the …

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Your Basic Guide to Green Veggies (Infographic)

All greens are good! But let's take an individualistic approach and look at each veggie, one at a time, and cherish them for their specific nutritional superpowers. Even iceberg lettuce is on the list…

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3 Homemade Ice Cream Popsicles (Delicious & Vegan)

If you’re trying to beat the heat and enjoy an occasional treat, here are three healthy and nutritious options without all the added sugar and chemicals found in most commercially-prepared treats. …

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Which Spices Fight Inflammation?

Once in a while I come across a study that's so juicy I have to share it. A group of researchers at the University of Florida, Gainesville and Pennsylvania State set up a brilliant experiment. We'v…

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What Happens When You Drink Caffeine?

“This coffee falls into your stomach, and straightaway there is a general commotion. Ideas begin to move like the battalions of the Grand Army of the battlefield, and the battle takes place. Things re…

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Superbugs in Conventional vs. Organic Chicken

One of the most concerning developments in medicine is the emergence of bacterial super-resistance—resistance not just to one class of drugs, like penicillin, but to multiple classes of drugs (so-call…

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9 Great Ways To Hide Vegetables In A Meal

When it comes to the food I serve my family, I lie through my teeth. My husband won't eat onions, which he loves but fears will make his breath stink. I, on the other hand, can't cook (or …

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Summer’s Darling Herb: Fresh Mint (+ A Minty Salad Recipe)

Summer is here, and the words "fresh mint" conjure up refreshing visuals of mint sprigs in frosty tumblers. While I am sure you are all set to enjoy the many pleasures of mint this season, here is som…

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The Ideal Fruit for Cleansing & Weight Loss

Do you remember how much you enjoyed eating watermelon as a child?  I do, and I still love to eat it every summer. Watermelons are great for hydrating your body in the hot sun. That's why watermelo…

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Superfood: 10 Delicious Chia Recipe Ideas

Have you tried chia seeds yet? Chia seeds have a lot in common with flax. Both have a nutty flavor and are great in baked goods, green smoothies, oatmeal, and more. Chia gets a lot of hype as a sup…

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I've had to clamp my bathroom taps so that my cat doesn't turn them on. I'd hear water running...go …

Great article - very informative - thanks for posting!

What a wonderful story! All Blessings so that Slinky wins the Cat Award.