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8 Scariest Facts About Seafood

Swordfish with a side of dead marine mammals? Shrimp with a little slave labor on top? A Sprinkling of a illegal poaching and habitat degradation over your caviar? There's a whole lot of scary stuff t…

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How to Heal a Leaky Gut

Modern life is hard on your gut. Your entire digestive tract can be affected by stress, processed foods, alcohol, medications, and bacteria. All that chronic irritation can lead to inflammati…

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2015 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen: Know Your Produce

Is buying organic really the healthiest way to eat produce? Sometimes yes, but sometimes surprisingly, no.† The "Dirty Dozen" and "Clean Fifteen" lists of 2015 can help you decide what fruits and vegg…

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Post-Workout Muscle Pain? Skip the Drugs, Try Watermelon Instead

Long-distance runners and cross-fit athletes alike know it well: Delayed-onset muscle soreness is the discomfort that starts the day after a particularly grueling workout, caused by micro-tears in the…

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The Best Buckwheat Pancakes You’ve Ever Had! Vegan and Gluten-Free.

I love pancakes. In fact, they are one of my favorite breakfast foods. So when I went vegan and then gluten free I tried a number of store-bought pancake mixes. But none of them gave me that fluffy de…

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The Spice that May Help Fight Breast Cancer

New research offers hope for women diagnosed with breast cancer and those hoping to avoid the disease altogether. Thatís good news considering that according to the American Cancer Society an estimate…

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Avoiding BPA? Meet the Controversial New Plastic Label

If youíre avoiding BPA because of its endocrine-disrupting properties, thereís a new plastic label that you may want to keep on your radar: EA free. But it's controversial. More and more consumers …

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What’s So Great About Raw Roods? (+ Gluten-Free Tabouli Recipe)

Raw foods are all the rage these days...†But what's all the fuss about? Karyn Calabrese is a vibrant raw foodie and the force behind Karyn's Raw Foods, author of Soak Your Nuts and restauranteur. O…

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Why You Should Eat Fennel Seeds After a Meal

Something magical happens moments after you start chewing on fennel seeds after a meal: the taste in your mouth changes, replacing the aftertaste of what you have eaten with a cool freshness.†The plea…

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Here’s Why You Aren’t Losing Weight

So you've cut back on sweets and started exercising -- but you're still not losing weight. What gives?†Read on for some of the surprising reasons†the scale isn't budging.     1.…

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Food trends don't embrace health and sustainability, they embrace new and different. That's what ma…

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