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5 Diabetes Complications Have Dropped Dramatically

Good news for people with diabetes. The rates of five complications due to diabetes have dropped dramatically during the last 20 years, according to a study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and…

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We Might Take These for Granted, But They Can Mean Life or Death for Someone Else.

While many of us take for granted our two kidneys and beating heart, others don't have that luxury. In fact, every 10 minutes someone is added to an organ recipient wait list. Did you know that Apr…

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Eggplant Confetti Salad

Eggplant Confetti Salad Color and flavor add up to make a wonderful salad that is as good to eat as it is to look at. The eggplant is made “Parmesan” style, but is baked rather than fried. You…

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Are Cleanse Diets Healthy?

Detox diets are everywhere, but cleanliness may not be next to godliness when it comes to the body. Are these popular juice fasts, master cleanses and detoxification diets really necessary? “There …

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11 Universal Truths in Nutrition We Actually Agree on

There is a lot of controversy in nutrition. Sometimes it seems like people can’t agree on anything at all. But there are a few exceptions to this… some nutrition facts that aren’t controversial.…

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8 Dangerous Ways Your Home Probably Isn’t ‘Greenproofed’

What family doesn’t childproof? Shortly after you get a positive pregnancy test, you start to notice all there is to do—electrical outlets to cover, cleaning product and medicine cabinets to lock, and…

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Feeding the Field on Earth Day

What happens when you feel strongly about something? HeartMath researchers repeatedly have identified mental and physical changes that study participants undergo as they experience positive and negat…

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8 Best & Worst Foods for Energy

Forget caffeine -- with some simple diet retooling, you can eat your way to an active, productive and focused day. Read on for tips and tricks on what to eat and what to avoid for long-lasting energy.…

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18 Easy Food Swaps to Save Money

If there was one sound that rose above all others at the grocery checkout line last year, it was this: Ouch! When your grocery budget is under assault, it's easy to succumb to panic ("Nine dollars a…

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5 Important Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Vitamin C

Vitamin C is a vital water-soluble nutrient that helps the body fight environmental damage, helps wounds heal, and can protect us from certain cancers. Here are some useful facts that will help you ge…

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