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6 Supergreens to Fuel Your Muscles

Exercise, eat right, get enough sleep. These are but a few of the pillars of good health. But, did you know that what you eat can actually affect how your muscles respond to exercise? Here are 6 super…

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Sugar Consumption Linked to Depression

Most of us know that sugar sends our energy levels crashing within mere hours. But few people may realize the connection between sugar and depression. A new joint study published in the American Jo…

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9 Ways to Use Lettuce Besides in Salads

Lettuce season is upon us! If you belong to a CSA get ready for head after head of lettuce. Week after week. For someone like me that isn't crazy about salad, that can be a little bit overwhelming. Th…

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Should People Give Up Nutella For the Sake of Our Trees?

Palm oil is used in a mind-boggling range of everyday products including shampoo, toothpaste, and Nutella.†In total, 50 million tons of palm oil are produced annually. As a result, tens of millions…

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It’s National Blueberry Month! Here are 10 Great Ways to Enjoy Blueberries

Blueberries are called a superfood for good reason: They rank as one of the highest of any fruit for cancer-fighting antioxidants. One cup delivers about†a quarter of the vitamin C you should have eac…

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Did Monsanto Organize a Fake Grassroots Campaign in Favor of GMOs?

The company that brought you genetically-modified foods, the carcinogenic pesticide Roundup, and what many would describe as global mayhem, may be stooping to a new low, according to the Organic Consu…

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5 Foods That Actually Offer Skin Protection

Summer is here, which means sunny days are ahead! Unfortunately, it also means a higher potential for sun burns and skin damage. Since deadly skin cancers have nearly doubled in the last few decades,†…

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How to Avoid an Energy Slump on Vacation

Nothing ruins a good vacation faster than fatigue, sluggishness, and digestive upset. Ever wonder why that seems to happen more when you're on the road? There's a good chance some of that is because y…

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90 Percent of US Could Live on Food Grown Entirely Within 100 Miles

New farmland-mapping research shows the countryís surprising potential when it comes to eating more locally. In all the years that Iíve been writing about choosing food grown nearby, the irony that…

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Easy Homemade Condiment Recipes

One of my favorite things about delicious, real food is the myriad ways I can dress up any dish with a rainbow of condiments. Now, we are all familiar with the electric yellow of store-bought mustard …

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