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Eating for Health

8 Healthy Reasons to Love Fresh Apricots

In India, it is common to see vendors selling piles of bright orange apricots tinged with rich red color. Eager buyers press the flesh to ensure the fruit is not overripe. A good apricot smells fragra…

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A New Test Can Finally Tell You What’s in Your Tuna

In a casserole, in a melt, in a nicoise salad—canned tuna has long been staple in no-fuss cuisine. It’s easy, affordable protein, after all. But worries about mercury and contamination have turned thi…

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Why Women Should Eat More Potassium After Menopause

What do baked potatoes, bananas, white beans, tomato paste, and dried apricots have in common? Yes, they taste great. But more than that, they are all rich sources of potassium. This vital miner…

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Coffee is No Match For Matcha

It’s 11 a.m. and you’re already three cups of coffee deep into your day. Caffeine addiction much? (Yeah, you and the rest of America.) We feel you, but if your love for coffee borders on full-blown…

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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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Your Guide to July’s Freshest Produce

Summer is in full swing, which means you’re popping sweet, succulent blueberries, sipping refreshing cucumber water, and soaking up some sun. Life is good, and that feeling is palpable in all the …

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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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Healthy Tips For Preparing and Eating Tomatoes

Tomatoes are divinely delicious and great for our health!  They help us burn fat, reduce the risk of heart and cancer and can cause our skin and hair to naturally glow. It is therefore good to know…

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How To Tell if a Watermelon is Ripe

Avoid the disappointment of cutting open a watermelon, only to find that it's not fully ripe and sweet, with these simple tips. Watermelons are one of my favorite summer foods, followed close…

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I tend to have a small handful of blueberries and raspberries most every morning. Right now, we…

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I like ginger to calm my tummy but too much will give me heartburn!

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