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Eating for Health

Wild vs. Farmed Salmon: Can Some Fish Be Bad For You?

Salmon is commonly prized for its health benefits. It is a fatty fish that is loaded with Omega-3 fatty acids, which most people don't get enough of. However, not all salmon is created equal, unfor…

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Kale Salad with Apples and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

YIELD 10 servings Ingredients Salad: 2 bunches kale, washed, dried and stemmed 2 honeycrisp apples 1 medium red onion, very thinly sliced 1 cup pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds), toasted …

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10 Foods for Healthy Skin

What are the best foods for healthy skin? Here are the top 10, plus recipe ideas for each one. Iíve always had this vague idea that I could eat my way to healthier skin, but Iíd never really dug int…

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Rustic Roasted Tomatoes With Garlic & Herbs

The tomato harvest is in full swing at my house and we've been picking some big, beautiful juicy red tomatoes and tons of little, yellow-orange sungold cherry tomatoes, too. We've mostly been dehydrat…

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7 Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

There are countless claims on the internet about seemingly miraculous health benefits of apple cider vinegar consumption, but is it all true?† I hit the research journals to separate fact from fiction…

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13 Things You Shouldn’t Put In the Fridge

In most homes, refrigerator space is at a premium. So donít stuff this prime, cooling real estate with food that shouldnít be refrigerated. Here are 13 items you don't need to chill. Avocado: Av…

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4 Vegetables You Can Plant Now For A Fall Harvest

The cooler weather and shorter days of fall don't have to mean the end of the harvest from your garden. If you plant some of these classic root crops now, you can still enjoy fresh homegrown produce w…

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Is Your Favorite TV Show Making You Fat?

Is what you watch on TV making you fat? A qualified yes, according to a new Cornell University study that shows some TV shows lead people to eat twice as much as other programs. "We find that if…

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Cucumber Seaweed Salad with Sesame Dressing

This delightful salad comes to you via my mom-in-law, Annette, who's traveled extensively and is a gifted cook, among other things. While living in Tokyo years ago, she learned to make wakame kyuri su…

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How to Cope When Your Child Goes Vegan

The announcement that your teen (or tween) is going vegan can come as a bombshell. You may worry that a vegan lifestyle will lead to poor nutrition, skyrocketing grocery bills, the end of cozy family …

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