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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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Tomatoes: Toxic Nightshade or Wonder Food?

The claims for and against the healthfulness of the common tomato are many and varied. Let's take a closer look at the reported pros and cons of this popular summer staple. Cons Throughout the 1…

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4 Things You Should Know About Probiotics

You probably didn't even know what probiotics were a year ago. All of a sudden, you can find “good bacteria” in everything from toothpaste to chocolate. Probiotics have their place, but adding them to…

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Eat Your Water! Here’s How

Staying hydrated is essential to staying healthy--water makes up about 60 percent of our body weights, and even just a five percent decrease of water in the body declines muscle strength and endurance…

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3 Healthy Smoothie Recipes for Summer

These healthy smoothie recipes star seasonal summer fruits. Let's get blending! Most of the year frozen fruits are the base for my healthy smoothie recipes, but in summer there's so much beautiful,…

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Yes go for a walk with the dog or if you are like me with no dog enjoy a walk anyway.

Kitty's Mom better watch out! Some cats are just fascinated by running water. If I had a cooler lik…

I eat a lot of avocados from Califorina--- since reading this last year, I don't buy if they come f…