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Eating for Health

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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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 doesnít love kale? Itís probably ranks as one of the most-loved vegetables on the planet. Letís face it: kale is a superstar in the vegetable kingdom. And for good reason: steamed kale has been sh…

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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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3 Reasons to Try Holy Basil

Holy basilóalso known as tulsióis an ancient medicinal herb. I recently picked up a packet of holy basil tea from one of my favorite farmers and dove into some of the research about it. My friend D…

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9 Fruits & Veggies to Try Pickling This Summer

Itís mid summer and the farmerís markets are in full swing. If youíve been in the mood for pickles with all that extra produce lying around, open your eyes to a world beyond the cucumber. Try pickling…

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Need-To-Know Superfoods For Newbies and Pros

Certain foods really are packed with nutrition that can jumpstart your health. Don't know where to start? We've got you covered. Here are our picks for the†five superfoods every newbie should get fami…

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21 Signs of Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

Itís the season for barbecues, swimming, camping and sunshine. While it is understandable that we want to be outdoors more, enjoying the beautiful summer weather, excessive amounts of heat or sun expo…

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5 Peanut Butters to Avoid

The nutrition labels for these five spreads donít reveal the truth about artery-clogging trans fat, says EWG. Peanut butter should be the simplest of foods. Peanuts and their oil ground into a rich…

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8 Tips For Eating a Paleo-Vegetarian Diet

You might be in it for pure pleasure, or health and well-being, or maybe ethics are your thing. Both vegetarians and proponents of the Paleo diet believe their lifestyle choices tick off all those …

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