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Diet & Nutrition

Signs You Might be Deficient in Chromium

Chromium, a mineral that is critical to great health, is often overlooked by even the most health conscious people. Yet many people suffer from deficiencies in this essential mineral causing them to e…

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This is What It’s Like to Live with IBS

(Editor's note: This post was written by Marlis Powers, a "Gramma who loves technology and has a lot to say." She blogs about whatever catches her interest: food, books, family and more. For AgingCare…

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The Tasty Snack That Reduces Your Risk of Disease and Early Death

Do you love snacking on almonds, walnuts, pistachios and peanuts? Be glad! Eating a handful of nuts every day can help you  live longer and healthier, says a 30-year Harvard study published in the New…

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Treating Asthma With Plants vs. Supplements?

In my video Treating Asthma With Fruits and Vegetables, I highlighted a landmark study on manipulating antioxidant intake in asthma. The study found that just a few extra fruits and vegetables a day c…

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8 Nutrients Vegans Need for Optimized Health (& How to Get Them)

The American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada state that "properly planned vegan diets are nutritionally adequate for all stages of life, including pregnancy and lactation, and provide he…

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Smoking or Obesity: Which is Deadlier?

"In terms of life expectancy, we feel being overweight is as bad as cigarette smoking." These are the words of clinical epidemiologist and Professor of Medicine at McGill University, Dr. Steven Grover…

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7 Ways Not To Fail at Eating Healthy When You’re Busy

I understand your pain. My commute to work is an hour on a good day. Living carless in the busy and beautiful city of San Francisco, I spend countless hours briskly walking down bustling streets while…

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5 Reasons Why Bee Products Revitalize Your Health

I wasn’t always a honeybee lover. But, after directing the documentary film Vanishing of the Bees, narrated by Oscar-nominated actress Ellen Page, I became an advocate for countless reasons. This fuzz…

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Top Vegan Sources of Immune-Boosting Zinc

Zinc is one of the most critical nutrients needed for maintaining a strong immune system. It's also imperative for digestion and utilization of carbohydrates like grains, vegetables, fruits, and sugar…

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Very Veggie Spaghetti Sauce

This is chock full of vegetables with a slight hint of heat from the jalapenos - very tasty over noodles or brown rice. Angel hair pasta is a favorite of ours since it is lighter textured. 2 cloves…

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