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7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Eat Mindfully

The transition into healthier eating can seem difficult -- even impossible -- but there are plenty of small changes to make it more feasible. Just like Bill Murray in “What About Bob," do it in little…

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How Phthalates Affect Your Sex Life (& How to Avoid Them)

"Not tonight, honey, I've had too many toxins!" I’m betting that when you consider the factors affecting your interest in sex you probably don’t consider toxic exposures. But new research presented…

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5 Reasons Your Heart Will Thank You if You Eat Sauerkraut

Most people know that garlic, beans, and whole grains offer many heart health benefits. But there’s a surprising food that ranks right up there with those heart-healthy foods: sauerkraut. There are fi…

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7 Misleading Health Claims that You Should Never Believe

Most of us want to eat healthier. Food companies know this — and their marketers know just how to push our buttons. Just ask Bruce Bradley — a former processed food marketer turned real food advocate.…

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20 Houseplants to Clear Toxins From Your Home

Bringing a bit of nature into your home does more than brighten the atmosphere. Introducing houseplants into various rooms in the house can help reduce the chance of getting seasonal sicknesses (such …

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How Much Sugar Starbucks Actually Pours Into Your Drink

When we think of fattening foods most of us think of fast foods, decadent desserts, fried foods, or TV dinners. We’re far less likely to consider our Starbucks habit as the reason for our spare tire, …

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Close Loophole that Lets Companies Add Questionable Chemicals to Our Food

Do you think you should know what ingredients are in your food? Of course you do! And yet, thanks to a loophole in federal food regulations, companies are allowed to add as many as 3,000 different che…

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Exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup Pesticide Doubles Cancer Risk

The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health found a link between some pesticides and a significantly increased risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma—a type of cancer of the lymphati…

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Starbucks Misleads Consumers about Genetically-Modified Foods

Starbucks has responded to petitions which combined have over 357,000 signatories telling Starbucks to stop supporting genetically-modified foods through its membership dues in the Grocery Manufacture…

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6 Sensational Thanksgiving Superfoods

Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving dinner? When that dinner emphasizes lots of seasonal fruits and vegetables it also offers many health benefits too. Here are my six picks for sensational, health-boosting…

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Cheers! I was having a cup of tea and a chocolate cupcake as I happened to read this.

So funny! Thank you!

All great advice, in the comments too. Thanks! :)

I was just about to make a lentil dish today! This is goodnews.

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