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10 Ways to Conquer Zucchini Overload

We're right in the middle of zucchini overload season. The long green vegetables are pretty much everywhere - overflowing in farmers' markets, filling up the produce bins in our grocery stores, maybe …

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Does Green Coffee Bean Extract Work?

Losing weight can be incredibly difficult. For this reason, people have turned to all sorts of supplements in order to make things easier. Green Coffee Bean Extract is one of them…. it is curren…

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What Tastes Like Crap and Costs $200?

They’re weird, they’re costly and they don’t exactly go down easy. Check out these oddball and pricey foods you won’t find at your local restaurant or supermarket: Square Watermelons — Really? A…

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Need A Natural Energy Boost? Here Are 7 Food Strategies

Food is fuel for our bodies, and our bodies reflect what we put into them. By learning how to eat in ways that boost energy and combat fatigue, you can do a lot to optimize your mental and physical pe…

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Salad Dressing and Dip With Bone-Building Nutrients

Building strong bones isn’t just a matter of popping calcium supplements.  It’s important to eat a diet rich in many essential nutrients to build strong bones, including:  boron, calcium, manganese, m…

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Take the Buy Local Challenge!

Want to jump start your commitment to buying locally grown food? Take the Buy Local Challenge! All you have to do is… For the next seven days starting Saturday, July 19 and running through July 27…

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Spirulina: The Incredible Superfood You’ve Never Heard Of

Sounds a little weird, a superfood from a pond, right? Fact is, spirulina is a natural, blue-green algae found in warm, fresh water. When harvested properly from non-contaminated ponds, it’s one of to…

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The Spice That Helps Ease Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

According to the World Health Organization, "80% of the Earth’s inhabitants (seven billion) rely upon the traditional medicine for their primary health-care needs, in part due to high cost of Western …

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Simple Habits Can Help Prevent Alzheimer’s, Says New Study

The notion of being able to prevent or minimize cognitive decline as we age by engaging in healthy lifestyle behaviors—exercising, eating right, staying mentally active—is both alluring and highly-deb…

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Oil Sands: Destroying the Foods Native Americans Rely On

A new study released last week found higher than normal levels of pollutants in wild foods that comprise a large part of traditional Native American (First Nations) diets in Alberta, Canada.  The stud…

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I have always washed my drapes in my washer. We bought some new drapes 2 years ago and I made the m…