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4 Warning Signs You’ve Got Chronic Inflammation

You stumble to the bathroom in the morning, and as your eyes adjust you notice a cluster of pimples on your face. Ugh. As the day drags on, you can't shake your sleepiness, your appetite is insatiable…

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7 Good Reasons to Eat More Sweet Potatoes

Whether you eat them steamed, mashed, or baked, there are lots of good reasons to love sweet potatoes! Here are some surprising health benefits of this orange veggie. Sweet potatoes are among my tw…

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Are Flax Seeds Bad For You?

My disenchantment with flax began quite innocently a couple years ago. When a nutritionist suggested I increase my flax consumption, I thought it was a great idea. After all, wasn’t flax the new “supe…

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How to Make Beans and Grains More Digestible

Beans and grains can be the culprits behind intestinal gas and bloating, but proper preparation will enhance their digestibility and bypass the unpleasant after-effects. The health benefits of bean…

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How I’m Celebrating ‘Sneak Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day’

Happy "Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor's Porch Day!" This holiday (Aug 8) is one I look forward to each year when my garden runneth over with large, torpedo-like zucchini. In the dead of night,…

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Chickpea Curry with Spinach and Spices

I love chickpeas. In India, we never eat them out of a can. Instead, raw chickpeas are washed, soaked overnight in clean water and cooked the next morning with a few spices. An immensely popular food …

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Study Finds Spicy Food Could Save Your Life

When was the last time you ate a spicy curry or enjoyed a hot and sour soup? New research published in the medical journal The BMJ (formerly The British Medical Journal) found that enjoying a spicy me…

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12 Top Vegan Iron Sources

If you are a vegan, what is the first argument you hear from meat-eating advocates? Well the sarcastic ones might say something about plants having feelings too, but the most popular rebuttal usually …

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How Vegans Should Be Responding to Cecil the Lion

The death of revered Cecil the Lion, at the hands of American trophy hunter Walter James Palmer, has captured the attention of the world. And the world has responded with resounding anger and sadness.…

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Here’s Why You’re Bloated

It happens to all of us. Even if you make healthy choices about what you put in your body, filling up with leafy greens, quinoa, and organic grass-fed meat, sometimes you end the day with…a food baby.…

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