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The Dried Fruit That Could Prevent & Reverse Bone Mass Loss

Think prunes and the first word that pops into the mind is probably something along the lines of "digestion." For centuries, grandmas have encouraged us to eat prunes for keeping things smooth and reg…

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How Toxic Are California Children? A Study Examines Their Diets

Researchers analyzed the diets of California children ages two through seven to determine the cancer and non-cancer health effects from food contaminant exposures. It turns out food may be the primary…

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Is Organic Food More Nutritious Than Conventional? Large Study Says Yes.

On the heels of media reports declaring that organic food is no more nutritious than conventional produce grown with pesticides, a larger, comprehensive study declares otherwise. A meta-analysis pu…

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What if We All Became Vegetarians? (Infographic)

We don't need to all dive head-first into a raw vegan diet. However, posing this question helps us determine the mathematical impact red meat, poultry and cheese--yes, even cheese--have on our planet.…

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7 Worst Foods for the Environment

Some of our favorite foods are simply bad for mother Earth. By taking personal responsibility and reducing our individual consumption, we can tell the food processing industry to ease up on harming th…

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How What We Eat (And Don’t Eat) Impacts How We Age

Many studies have shown that calorie restriction, without malnutrition, can increase lifespan and lower the risk of age-related diseases, such as cancer. However, for many people, calorie restricti…

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10 Foods for Immune Health

My family is getting over our first colds of the fall, so cold and flu season really feels like it's in effect now. Help build your body's immunity to prevent cold and flu with these foods. Flu sea…

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Avoid These Foods if You Want to Prevent Diabetes of the Brain

Nearly 12 million older Americans (65 years and older) suffer from diabetes, the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. More than five million older Americans have Alzheimer's disease, the sixth l…

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Why Pastured Turkeys Are Better For Your Health

Remember the old adage, "you are what you eat"? Well, current research is taking that principle one step further. When it comes to meat, you are what your food ate. Most people recognize intuitively t…

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How to Cook With Wonder Spice Turmeric: A Quick Primer

In Northern India, where I live, our love of turmeric dates back more than 5,000 years! We rarely cook a meal without turmeric. Every dal, curry and stir-fry must have the signature gold coloring lent…

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Gorgeous sweet kitty...but really awful to see the poor dog chained up+just these animals living out…

I definitely feel that my dishes are cleaner and more sanitary using a dishwasher than can be accomp…

Great tips! I always do the one with the small bowl with water and soap to wash up utensils and reus…

Good article, great tips. TY