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Eating for Health

Here’s Why You Should Drink Organic Tea

Here’s a fun fact about commercial tea: The first time pesticides are washed off tea leaves is when you steep tea in your cup. To be fair, the amount of commercial pesticides in your cup is “a very…

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Pescatarianism Hurts Fish and Our Oceans More Than You Think

For a lot of people who want to try out the vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, they turn to pescatarianism. For those who don't know, pescatarians cut out all meat except for fish and seafood. For those l…

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What’s In Your Wasabi? 5 Foods That Aren’t What They Seem

You’d like to think that the name of a food would adequately describe what it is, but that is certainly not always the case. Unfortunately, there are a lot of mystery foods out there. Here are 5 foods…

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Healthy and Hearty Veggie Soup

Get all the veggies you need in one comforting, delicious soup. The veggies add a variety of tastes, textures and immune-boosting nutrients, while the ketchup adds a little hint of tomato sweetness --…

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7 Healthy Snacks for Couch Potatoes

Even the healthiest among us like to spend a little time vegging on couch with a bowl of snacks and a great movie to watch. But that doesn't mean your late night snack has to be a calorie bomb! Yep, t…

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12 Health Benefits of Olive Oil

Homer the famous Greek poet called olive oil "Liquid Gold." Considering the phrase "you are what you eat," what would happen if you consumed "Liquid Gold" daily? Olive oil has so many health benefi…

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5 Surprising Foods that are Keeping You Fat

Besides the obvious junk foods, there are 5 foods that you may never have suspected of packing on the pounds. Diet Soda,
 Really? Research conducted at the University of Texas Health Science…

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How to Fight the Cold and Flu With Yogurt

You probably already expect garlic, chicken soup, or vitamin C-rich orange juice to help with cold and flu prevention and treatment. But now there’s a new food on the block that is kicking the butt of…

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Anti-inflammatory Life is a Bowl of Cherries

Haggis, the national dish of Scotland, is a savory pudding of heart, liver, lungs, and oatmeal traditionally stuffed inside of a stomach. When that stomach goes into our own stomach, our digestive enz…

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Potato Leek Soup – Comfort Incarnate

I'm posting this lovely soup as an homage to my aunt Maggie, who recently passed away after a long battle with cancer. She loved potatoes and she loved this soup, made with the spuds she grew in her h…

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I don't eat pasta. I replace it with green beans.