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Eating for Health

Switchel: The Sports Drink You’ve Never Heard of

If you’ve ever searched for a healthier, natural version of your favorite sports drink, you’re in luck. No, not coconut water — switchel. Switchel is the healthy, tasty, power-boosting beverage you’ve…

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11 Super Health Benefits in Just One Celery Stalk

Apples walk away with most health accolades, and spinach leads the healthy veggie brigade. Compared to them, celery is somewhat unsung, but once you read its incredible--and nearly endless--list of he…

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Addictive Citrus-Massaged Raw Kale Salad

This citrus-massaged kale salad is SO GOOD! I even love the way it smells. Have you ever leaned over the cutting board and given some freshly-cut kale a good sniff? It's got a really unique smell -…

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2 Amazing Ingredients For Gluten-Free Cooking

Arrowroot and kudzu are high quality starches that will add amazing texture and taste to your gluten-free cooking. I'm happy I discovered them in my macrobiotic (grain-based diet) days. I used to bake…

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This Easy, Delicious Dish Contains 7 Cancer-Fighting Ingredients

This tasty dish features a whopping seven cancer-fighting ingredients. Kidney beans are full of potassium and magnesium, and they help reduce bad LDL cholesterol as well as fight heart disease. Best o…

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The Food Group That Might Turn Off Cancer Genes

A new study in the journal Current Pharmacology Reports found that cruciferous vegetables like broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, kale, and broccoli sprouts have the ability to regulate…

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How to Cook Sweet Potatoes to Best Retain Nutrition

I previously talked about the cancer fighting properties of sweet potatoes (See Anti-Cancer Potential of Sweet Potato Proteins). It seems that the only potential downside to eating too many sweet pota…

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How Sweet Potato Proteins May Help Prevent Cancer

Sweet potatoes can be considered a superfood. They are one of the healthiest and cheapest vegetables on the planet. (And one day, perhaps, even off the planet, as NASA has chosen the sweet potato for …

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Add This Fat-Burning Spice to Yogurt and Lower Your Cholesterol

In India, we love to eat yogurt — and not just for breakfast. Our favorite way to enjoy it is to add some vegetables, herbs and spices. The resulting dish is called “raita,” and there are dozens of de…

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6 Nutrients Every Vegetarian Needs

"Nothing will benefit human health and increase chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet."  ~Albert Einstein As people strive to improve their health and …

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Thanks, I think I have to try homemade ginger tea..Especially if it helps with migraine.

Nice, I like it.Thanks.

Good to know, but IMHO the number one reason not to drink the stuff is that it tastes awful. I'd ra…