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10 Reasons to Love the Herb St. John’s Wort

The popular herb St. Johnís Wort (Hypericum perforatum) often gets an eyebrow raise from the media, even in the face of whole volumes of research espousing its effectiveness for many health concerns. …

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6 Uses for Apple Peels

Bakers make apple pies for summer holidays, and an apple a day keeps you-know-who away. But what to do with all those apple peels? If youíre sending them down the garbage disposal, youíre missing out …

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10 Miracle Healing Powers of Grapes

Research continues on the vast health benefits of resveratrol, found in purple or red grapes. Here are some of the amazing healing benefits of resveratrol: Power Up Your Weight Loss Exciting res…

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13 Reasons to Drink Green Tea

Green tea really is a superfood extraordinaire.† Thanks to a potent plant nutrient called epigallocatechin gallate, or EGCG, green tea is proving that food (or beverage, in this case) really is the be…

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Quick and Easy Mexican Salad

This is one of my favorite salad recipes. Don't be scared off by the ingredient list. It's quick and easy to make.† And even better to eat. Ingredients: One head of leaf or romaine lettuce, wash…

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Buckwheat: 12 Reasons to Love the Unsung Superfood

Unrelated to wheat, buckwheat is actually not a grain at all, but a seed of a plant related to rhubarb.† As is often the case with seeds, buckwheatís nutritional value surpasses grains.† Here are 10 r…

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Two Berries Delay Brain Aging Two-and-a-Half Years

A Harvard study published in the Annals of Neurology indicates that eating a diet high in blueberries and strawberries can slow brain aging and cognitive decline by up to two and a half years. Dr. …

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Top 10 Spring Superfoods

Spring is finally here and along with it starts the cascade of vibrant superfoods.† Obviously, some take a little longer than others, but here are my picks for the top 10 spring superfoods.† Enjoy! …

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Chocolate May Reduce Risk of Heart Failure

Forget what you've heard about death by chocolate.† A new Harvard study shows that chocolate may be good for your heart.† Itís a great day for chocolate lovers everywhere. Murray Mittleman and his …

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13 Healing Powers of Lemons

If you're not getting fresh lemons into your diet, you may want to reconsider after reading the many health benefits of lemons, lemon juice, pith (the white part), or zest (skin). Here are 13 amazi…

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