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Eating for Health

The Low-Cost Superfood that Builds Strong Bones

When we think of dried plums, or prunes as they are also known, we’re more likely to think of their bowel-regulating abilities than their capacity to build strong bones. But according to research publ…

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A Surprising Reason You Are Always Tired

Do you find yourself struggling to stay awake during the day, and feel listless as you head home? Do weakness, slight dizziness and lapses of memory feature on your list of frequent woes? Pause for…

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How Dark Chocolate Affects Our Arteries

Chocolate: delicious beauty or harmful beast? Or both? Although chocolate products can contain high levels of fat and sugar, the cocoa powder itself may have beneficial effects in a number of chron…

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Eat Your Way to a Better Brain

Conscientious dieters could potentially decrease their risk for developing Alzheimer’s by as much as 53 percent, according to a new study published in Alzheimer’s and Dementia: The Journal of the Alzh…

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5 Benefits of Green Juice

A couple of months ago, I purchased my juicer and fell immediately in love. I’ve been enjoying green juices daily, and I’m happily making them a new staple of my diet. Sadly, because juicing has be…

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4 Spices for Your Brain

Scientists used to think that you were born with all the neurons you'd ever have. If you drank alcohol and killed brain cells, well, good luck. Then in 1998 researchers discovered the birth of new neu…

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How Do Broccoli Supplements Compare to Sprouts?

Your grandparents and parents were smart to tell you to "eat your broccoli." But how often did they tell you to eat broccoli sprouts? What about broccoli supplements? Is one version of the green cr…

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Healthiest Flours to Use in Baking (and How to Use Them!)

Swapping out the refined, white flour in your favorite baking recipe can have a big impact on the nutritional content of your favorite baked goods! Find out the benefits of different flours, and how t…

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How Climate Change Makes Our Food Less Safe (and less abundant)

An EU study looked at how climate change is impacting our food safety now and projected what global warming could mean for the future of food safety. How will climate change affect the future of our f…

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5 Vegan St Patrick’s Day Recipes

This St. Patrick's Day, you can celebrate with more than green beer! With a little bit of planning, you can whip up a totally vegan spread full of tasty Irish dishes. These vegan dishes are cruelty fr…

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The association of meat with cancer may actually have to do with preservatives and other additives (…

Interesting article. Thank you. Its a cause that is positive to be written about, as many aging co…