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Diet & Nutrition

How to Detect Nutritional Deficiencies (Infographic)

It's tough making sure we get all our regular daily nutritional values in: five servings of fruits and veggies, plenty of water, protein, vitamins and minerals. Filling in the gaps and in-betweens of …

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Delicious India-Inspired Vegetable and Potato Cutlets

We're in the monsoon season here in India, and every other day, fritters, cutlets and kebabs roll out of our kitchens. Best enjoyed with mint chutney and masala chai, these treats offset the coolness …

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9 Food Pairings that Fight Disease

Over the last few decades, there has been a mountain of research on the healing powers of individual compounds in foods, such as lycopene, vitamin D and essential fatty acids. Yet, scientists are no…

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Is Coffee Making Menopause Worse? 5 Easy Ways to Cut Down

Battling hot flashes and night sweats? You may want to start weaning yourself off your morning coffee. A recent Mayo Clinic study has found that caffeine intake may worsen menopausal hot flashes. Res…

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Cinnamon Orange Nutty Granola

There is nothing like homemade granola, and it is super simple to make. Cinnamon, nutmeg and orange zest adds wonderful flavor. We use various nuts but you don't need to use them all - just pick your …

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Cooling Summer Salad Recipe

Who feels like cooking dinner on a hot summer day? Not me! Let's keep cool! Making a salad for dinner is simple. It almost never requires any cooking and only takes 10 minutes. I enjoy sitting on m…

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The Ingredient to Avoid if You Want a Sharp Brain

This week, researchers revealed a study damning soda for yet another reason: it interferes with brain function in young people. High-fructose corn syrup (and to a lesser extent, sucrose) was the fo…

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The Link Between Milk and Prostate Cancer

Researchers have expressed concern about the fact that cow milk contains estrogens and could stimulate the growth of hormone-sensitive tumors. The assertion is that the consumption of dairy products c…

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25 Vegan Sources for Calcium

When folks find out you don't eat dairy, after they tell you they'd die without cheese they often will ask how you get enough calcium in your diet without milk products. The dairy industry has done a …

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5 Foods Proven to Make You Happier

Can you find happiness in your fridge? Yes—as long as you're eating the right stuff. Looking for a pick-me-up? Here's what to nosh on:   Broccoli This veggie contains a trace mineral cal…

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