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Eating for Health

Braised Leeks and Artichokes (Recipe)

I like to serve this both as a side dish and as an appetizer, with sliced bread as an accompaniment. It really celebrates the bounty of spring; want to up the ante? Add peas, green beans, fresh fennel…

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15 Amazing Benefits of Ghee

Modern science now verifies what Ayurvedic health science has said for thousands of years: Ghee has a host of health and cooking benefits and is good for the mind and spirit. I consider ghee -- a f…

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3 Reasons to Eat Some Chocolate Right Now

Do you like chocolate? If so, I have some good news for you! Get yourself a little piece of good, dark chocolate, and check out these fun chocolate facts below. If you're trying to watch your sugar…

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7 Biggest Grocery Store Mistakes

Food prices are on the rise, and grocers' profit margins are slim. So it's no surprise that they'll do anything they can to get you to fork over your hard-earned cash. Overspending, wasting food, and …

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Protein Powder Primer: Whey or No Whey?

I have many clients who tell me they want to cut back on meat but they are worried about getting enough protein every day.  I tell them about the great, delicious vegetarian sources of whole food prot…

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Phosphate Additives in Meat Purge and Cola

In my video, Treating Kidney Failure Through Diet, I profiled research suggesting that the use of a plant-based diet for patients with kidney failure would be beneficial. An important function of our …

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Give This Tasty Sugar Alternative a Chance (Infographic)

Have you given maple syrup a fair chance? This natural sweetener is reminiscent of honey, but, until now, it's been a waffle and pancake topper and not much else. The tasty sauce originates from Canad…

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Sugar and Health: The Bad, The Ugly, and How to Avoid It

We talk a lot about sugar at Eat Drink Better. That sweet, white powder is delicious, but it's also at least partially responsible for public health problems from obesity to diabetes to heart disease.…

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What to Eat to Reduce Your Toxic Exposure

It is not very common that a single molecule attracts enough interest to merit international scientific conferences of its own. Ah receptor, however, "belongs to the rare elite of such molecules." (Fo…

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Why 5 Servings of Fruit & Veggies Aren’t Enough

Even if you're a proud consumer of five servings of fruits and vegetables daily, you're not getting enough, an extensive British study suggests. And steer clear of the canned stuff. University College…

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Interesting. Some of these I hadn't heard before. Thanks.

I am a fiend for garlic. Every chance I get I include it in lots of recipes. YUM !

good to know ! Thanks

Outstanding!

Some useful information here, thanks.