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Eating for Health

5 Veggies to Give Your Sex Life Some Va-Va-Voom

Va-va-veggie voom! There’s no need to medicate or slurp down some oysters (the cliché of aphrodisiacs). Instead, you can get all the zest you need in the veggie isle. Cook your paramour a little…

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Not Into Green Tea? 6 Other Teas That Are Amazing for You

By now, we’ve all heard about the benefits of drinking green tea—it helps prevent cardiovascular disease, burns fat, battles cancer, and more. But what if green tea just isn’t, well, your cup of tea? …

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Carcinogen Blocking Effects of Turmeric

Researchers are becoming increasingly aware of "plant-derived substances that act as chemopreventive agents." Chemopreventatives are substances that help prevent cancer, as opposed to chemotherapy age…

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The Spice That Can Strengthen Your Brain

What if there was something sitting in your pantry that had the potential to naturally boost your brain power? Turmeric, the golden-orange spice commonly used in curries, may play a role in enhanci…

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10 Things You Need to Know About Protein Power

You need protein to build muscle, manage your metabolism, and support tissue repair. But how much? What kind? And can you get too much? We answer your top-12 questions about protein. When it …

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16 Benefits of Cayenne (Infographic)

We've all been there: guiltily slathering our food with ketchup, hot sauce, mayonaisse -- whatever salty and fatty sauce we can overuse to gain flavor. Cayenne is one of the unicorns of the food world…

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The Type of Apple That Could Help You Lose Weight

In 1868, Maria Ann (Granny) Smith found a seedling by the creek that ran by her property in Australia. The seed bore light green apples, which Granny Smith found to be perfect for both snacking and co…

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11 Tasty Food Swaps for ‘Clean Eating’ (Infographic)

Sometimes, we hold on to that slice of pizza with the jaws of life. That's fine, we all deserve a balanced diet. Other times, we eat not-so-healthy foods that can easily be swapped for tasty, nutrient…

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Prevent Diabetes by Avoiding This Sugar-Free Substitute

Millions of people around the world consume diet drinks with artificial sweeteners to lose weight or to prevent diabetes. They are sabotaging their weight-loss efforts. Artificial sweeteners caus…

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Basmati Cakes with Curry Banana Sauce

These cakes have a great crunchy texture on the outside, and topping them with the sweet and spicy curry sauce adds even more texture and flavor! Can be served as a great appetizer or main dish. Sa…

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These bedtime yoga stretches really work.

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Such a great idea! Except for the egg thing because there is a lot of cruelty in commercial egg farm…

I'm definitely an introvert and I don't have any problems with coffee, though I can see the rational…

good quirky little article. loved it, thank you :D