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Top Vegan Sources of Protein

The high protein diets like Atkins and South Beach have left many people thinking that eating high amounts of animal products are the only options to lose weight. That is simply not true. Most people …

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Tricks to Get Kids to Eat Healthier at School

What happens if you give one group of kids a plate of cookies and the other group the same number of cookies, but cut in half, and tell both groups they can eat as many as they want? Researchers repor…

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16 Ways to Breathe Easier

The colder weather can aggravate asthma and other respiratory conditions.  To make matters worse people spend more time indoors in their homes and office, which tend to have poor air quality.  To help…

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Meat and Dairy Can Rapidly Alter Gut Bacteria and Cause Inflammation

The adage "you are what you eat" might never have been truer. According to new research, your health may be determined by what you eat, and what microorganisms came along for the ride. A new Harvar…

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15 Reasons to Love Sweet Potatoes

The holidays are not the only time to break out the sweet potato recipes. Now there are 16 reasons to enjoy these terrific tubers all year round. 1.  Sweet potatoes are readily available, although …

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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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Top 9 Super Immune-Boosting Breakfasts

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It's possible to kick up the immune-boosting power of this daily meal to make it even more valuable against any cold and flu viruses g…

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How Women are Healing the World in ‘FEMME’

I recently had the privilege of being part of a new documentary film entitled FEMME: Women Healing the World. I'm so pleased to see that the award-winning film has sparked home viewing parties all ove…

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7 Halloween Superfoods

If you've been loading up on candy and treats that seem to be everywhere this time of year, you might be ready to enjoy some real Halloween superfoods. Black Rice—Witches aren't the only ones who c…

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15 Fun and Yummy Vegan Desserts for Kids

Here are the 15 easy, fun and fabulous desserts to make with your awesome little guys and gals. All you need is a kitchen and a hungry kid. 1. Sweet Star Cookies Get the recipe HERE or click on the …

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