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Your Raw Almonds Probably Aren’t Raw

Since 2007, every commercially grown almond from California – which means every almond grown commercially in the United States since they all come from the Golden State – has been heat-pasteurized or …

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The Amazing Health Benefits of the Pomegranate

Pomegranates are among the healthiest fruits on earth. They contain a range of beneficial plant compounds, unrivaled by other foods. Many studies have shown that they have incredible benefits for your…

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Crunchy, Colorful ‘Confetti’ Coleslaw for BBQ Season

Cabbage is an underappreciated veggie, in my opinion. It's super nutritious, affordable, local to pretty much everywhere, and, most importantly, delicious. Although I love roasting and braising it, I …

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8 Surprising Sources of Protein

You don't need a diet full of red meat and raw eggs to get enough of protein. You probably don't even need a supplement. Indeed, there are plenty of healthy, vegetarian foods that are good sources of …

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5 Effortless Ways to Ditch Sugar

My client looked surprised when I circled a few less-than-obvious culprits that were holding her weight at a standstill. She thought she had been doing everything correctly. One glance at her journal…

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7 Major Links Between Diet and Mental Health

Diet is one of the key factors of preventing disease and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It's no surprise, then, that what you eat can also impact your mental health, and, for people with mental illn…

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22 Delicious High-Fiber Foods

Fiber is incredibly important. It escapes digestion in the stomach and ends up reaching the gut. There, it feeds the friendly gut bacteria, leading to all sorts of health benefits (1, 2). Fiber also p…

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The Herb Growing Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

Has spring sprung? The weather might still be deciding, but it's not too early to start thinking about your indoor and outdoor herb gardens. With the help of this infographic, you can provide your her…

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5 Nuts Not Grown in California

National almond, walnut and pistachio crops are very thirsty, and predominantly grown in drought-stricken California; if you’re looking for alternatives, consider these. The great nut hubbub of 201…

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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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