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7 Winter Vegetables that Boost Your Health

We rarely think of vegetables in the winter but it is important to eat your veggies this time of year to keep your immune system strong. Beets—Beets are one of the most overlooked superfoods.  They…

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Natural Estrogen Replacement is Now Available

Many women think that bioidentical hormones are natural. They do have the same structure as the ones made in the body, but they are synthesized by chemical plants; they don't come from "natural" plant…

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4 Best Foods for Your Bones (and the 4 Worst!)

What are the best foods for bone health? What are the worst? The answers might surprise you! If you've turned on the TV or opened a magazine lately, you've probably seen one of those Got Milk? ads to…

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7 Halloween Superfoods

If you've been loading up on candy and treats that seem to be everywhere this time of year, you might be ready to enjoy some real Halloween superfoods. Black Rice—Witches aren't the only ones who c…

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Kaiser Permanente Endorses Plant-Based Diets

It’s hard to believe, but Kaiser Permanente has endorsed a plant-based diet! Why does this matter? “Kaiser Permanente is the largest HMO in the United States with 182,000 employees, including 17,00…

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25+ Vegan Sources of Calcium

We have all been taught that calcium is an essential nutrient for maintaining bone health (although it has many other uses, including balancing body pH.) There are also a number of other factors that…

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The Overlooked Bone-Building Nutrient

If you asked most people what nutrients are needed to build strong bones and to prevent osteoporosis, you'd mostly hear one response: calcium.  Yet, calcium is one of over a dozen nutrients that are e…

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More Meat Equals More Inflammation

OK, the link between higher amounts of meat and inflammation isn't exactly news to most people but it's always great when research backs up our understanding: eating more meat spells higher inflammati…

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13 Reasons to Love Chocolate

Forget death by chocolate. More and more research is showing that high quality, dark chocolate (or cocoa or cacao) may actually improve your health. Here are 13 reasons to love chocolate: 1.  Choco…

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Nutrient Slashes Risk of Cancer, Heart Disease, Diabetes, and Osteoporosis

According to research in the journal Nutrition Reviews, low magnesium intake increases the risk of many serious health conditions, including: “type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, elevated C-reacti…

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